AL DOC - Camden Work Release

State Prison

Last Updated: January 04, 2021
1780 AL Hwy 221, Camden, AL 36726

Camden Work Release is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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AL DOC - Camden Work Release basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 334-682-4287

Located at 1780 AL Hwy 221 in Camden, AL, Camden Work Release carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Camden Work Release offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

The Camden Community Based Facility and Community Work Center is a minimum custody state prison facility operated by the Alabama Department of Corrections was opened for inmates to be involved in community service are assigned to local and state governmental agencies and receive payment from the agencies for their work. Camden CBF also has a work release program. Religious volunteers maintain several religious programs for inmates.

“Work Release” is a program of the AL DOC in which selected inmates are allowed gainful employment in the community and will be supervised in a community-based facility when not working. The program is designed to assist inmates preparing for release and to aid them in making the transition from a structured institutional environment and reintegrate back into the community. A Classification Specialist will explain to the inmate how they can qualify for the Work Release Program.
From their earned wages, a percentage of the gross salary will be deducted and paid to the AL DOC to help defray the cost of maintaining them in the work release program. Inmates that participate in the Work Release program agree to pay a fee to cover the cost of transportation to and from their work site. If they are ordered by the courts, you will pay restitution, court cost, and child support. Inmates will be charged a medical co-pay fee for specific medical services rendered. The inmate will be charged a drug testing fee if they test positive for any illegal substances. Inmates will be charged a laundry fee for laundry service on your free-world clothing.
State and federal income taxes and Social Security taxes will also be deducted from their gross paycheck. The remainder of their wages will be deposited in their PMOD account. In some circumstances, depending on their PMOD balance, they may be allowed to send money home.
When inmates first arrive at a work release facility, they will be given a job assignment working at the facility. In the event that a public protest is received (victim, Judge or District Attorney) in regards to your participation in the Work Release Program, and if the protest is honored by the AL DOC, inmate may be returned to a more restrictive facility, or they may remain at the work release facility and not allowed to work in the community. Inmates will not be considered a participant in the program until they are approved and placed in a paying job in the community.

Camden Work Release - Male Inmate Handbook
Camden Work Release - Female Inmate Handbook
Camden Work Release - Re-Entry and Pre-Release Program

Inmate Locator

Camden Work Release maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Camden Work Release are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 334-682-4287, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Camden. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from both their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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