McPherson Unit Details
- Facility: McPherson Unit
- Location: Four miles northeast of Newport, off Highway 384 in Jackson County.
- Mailing Address: McPherson Unit 302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR 72112
- Phone: 870-523-2639
- Fax: 870-523-6202
- Employees: 931
- Established: 1998-ACA Accredited
- Unit Capacity: 971
- Operations: Female Intake Services, Prison Industry Enhancement (PIE) regional maintenance, Substance Abuse Treatment Program, education, vocational education, Pre-Release Program, Special Programs Unit, Agricultural and Industrial Programs, Therapeutic Community, Life Skills Program, parenting, and *PAL Program.