West Virginia Departament of Corrections
- Department Name
- West Virginia Division of Corrections
- Official Website
- Currently Incarcerated Inmates
- WVDOC Central Office 1409 Greenbrier Street Charleston, WV 25311
- Phone Number
- (304) 558-2036
- (304) 558-5934
Types of Correctional Facilities in West Virginia
Searching for an inmate in the West Virginia Division of Corrections comes down to looking on the state website. All of the information is maintained by the state, which means doing an inmate search is pretty easy!
Those inmates in city or county jails will be found on the website in which the inmate is housed. If you’re wanting to do a prison search or an inmate search, continue reading.
How to Search for an Inmate
Looking for an inmate locater? You’ve come to the right place. You can find an inmate in the West Virginia Division of Corrections. Go here to begin your search.
To search for an inmate, you need to know the first name and last name of the inmate. Info is always changing, so make sure you have the most up to date personal information to make your search a lot easier.
How to Visit with an Inmate
The West Virginia Division of Corrections encourages inmates to visit with their friends and family as long they’re eligible to do so.
You can start your visitation with an inmate by filling out an application. You can find the application here.
There are typically a lot of rules and regulations put in place for visitations. Make sure you follow these rules. If you don’t, you could be denied the right to visit an inmate in the state prisons of West Virginia.
How to send Money to an Inmate
Those who are friends and family of an inmate can send money. Each inmate in a state prison has a trust account.
You can send money to an inmate a few different ways.
- Phone: Call 888.988.4768 and use Site ID 179.
- Web: Visit com or Jailatm.com online.
- App: Use the ConnectNetwork app for iOS or Android
How to Call an Inmate
Are you looking to talk to an inmate? After you’ve done a prison search or an inmate search, you will be able to call an inmate. If you wish to communicate with an inmate, you can go to the CenturyLink Public Communications Portal.
Calling an inmate is usually pretty simple, but it does cost money. Keep in mind that the money doesn’t always go to the state prisons, it usually goes to fund other things.
Plus, it costs to have a third party processing all of the information that is required to be able to communicate with an inmate.
Now that you know what it takes to search for an inmate, you can also learn how to communicate with them. Just know that each state does things differently, so make sure you follow the rules and regulations of the West Virginia DOC.
Correctional Facilities in West VirginiaThere are 167 jails and prisons in state West Virginia
Barbour County Jail
8 N Main StreetPhilippi, WV 26416
Brooke County Jail
632 Main St CourthouseWellsburg, WV 26070
Braxton County Jail
300 Main StPO Box 546Sutton, WV 26601
Boone County Jail
200 State StMadison, WV 25130
Fayette County Jail
PO Box 509Fayetteville, WV 25840
Clay County Jail
207 Main StClay, WV 25043
Calhoun County Jail
PO Box 340Grantsville, WV 26147
Cabell County Jail
750 5th AveHuntington, WV 25701
Hardy County Jail
Courthouse - Ground Floor204 Washington StMoorefield, WV 26836
Hancock County Jail
102 N Court StNew Cumberland, WV 26047
Hampshire County Jail
66 N High StRomney, WV 26757
Grant County Jail
5 Highland AvePetersburg, WV 26847
Greenbrier County Jail
PO Box 347Lewisburg, WV 24901
Gilmer County Jail
10 Howard StGlenville, WV 26351
Doddridge County Jail
PO Box 219West Union, WV 26456
Kanawha County Jail
409 Virginia St E, Room 280Charles Town, WV 25301
Lewis County Jail
PO Box 150Weston, WV 26452
Jefferson County Jail
PO Box 9Charles Town, WV 25414
Harrison County Jail
301 W Main StClarksburg, WV 26301
Jackson County Jail
PO Box 106Ripley, WV 25271