1015 Center St
Tacoma, WA 98409-8032

(253) 671-4000

Washington Corrections Department | Tacoma, Washington

Prisoners sentenced in Pierce county are generally sent to Washington Corrections Department in the city of Tacoma, The address of record for Washington Corrections Department is 1015 Center St. This is located in Tacoma, WA, 98409-8032, a city in Pierce. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.

Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in WA. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.

Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.

It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Washington Corrections Department with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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