West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority

West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 19, 2020
City
Charleston
Postal Code
25301
County
Kanawha County
Phone Number
304-558-2110
Location
1325 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV, 25301
Official Website
http://www.wvrja.com/

About West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority

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In Kanawha County, West Virginia, you will find the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority is classified as a level I medium-security state facility.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority consists of multiple units. Within these units you will find double-bunked beds. The only place where there will be no double-bunked beds is in the temporary holding cells.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority is nestled behind two (2) sixteen-foot fences topped with razor wire alongside an electronic detention system.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority comes equipped with many programs including the following:

  • Education Classes

  • Anger Management Courses

  • Sex Offender Treatment

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You will have the chance to send mail to the inmate while they are in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority as well. All incoming and outgoing mail will be checked by a correctional officer.

There are strict guidelines when it comes to sending mail such as you cannot use the following:

  • Glitter

  • Staples

  • Paper Clips

  • Sexual Content

  • Stickers

Sending Money

Just like nearly all other state prisons, the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority also uses JPay for their offender money needs. JPay is a service where you can easily put money on an inmate's books using your credit or debit card. You can deposit money over the phone, or you can do so directly online on the website.

Phone calls

Inmates in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority will be permitted to call their loved ones while they are serving out their time. However, their loved ones will NOT be permitted to call them and/or leave them messages with the correctional staff.

Inmates will have access to the phones during the day. Inmates will NOT have access to the phones if the facility is under lockdown or they are in discipline.

Visitation

To visit an inmate in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority, you will need to follow the facility's dress code, submit to a search of you and your vehicle, along with bringing your photo identification card such as your driver’s license.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority changes their visitation hours every so often. You will need to contact the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority to find out the latest visitation hours prior to you going down to the facility.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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