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Sandy Hook, KY 41171
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Little Sandy Correctional Complex

Aerial view of the Little Sandy Correctional Complex.Route 5 Box 1000
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Sandy Hook, KY 41171
(606) 738-6133 – office
(606) 738-6143 – fax

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 pm. Monday-Friday


Little Sandy Correctional Complex is a medium security institution located in Elliott County.  It is the state's newest and most technologically advanced institution. Construction began in December 2001 with the ground breaking ceremony. The institution began receiving its first male inmates on July 15, 2005.

A total of 976 inmates are currently housed in two living units at Little Sandy Correctional Complex. Our housing also includes a 100-bed minimum security unit and a 90-bed special management unit.  There are numerous support buildings including academic and vocational schools, a medical unit, inmate canteen, correctional industries, a gym, dinning facility and maintenance area.

It is the mission statement of the Little Sandy Correctional Complex to ensure the public safety, staff safety and inmate safety through safe and secure incarceration.  Little Sandy Correctional Complex strives to give offenders the opportunity to become productive citizens through education, programming and work assignments.

For additional information on the Little Sandy Correctional Complex, please choose from the links below:

  • Employment Questions
  • Inmate Visiting Questions
  • Inmate Mail Questions
  • Directions to Facility