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MDOC - Yazoo County Community Work Center (CWC)

State Prison

Last Updated: May 24, 2019
Address
625 W Jefferson St, Yazoo CIty, MS 39194
County
Yazoo
Phone
662-746-2085
Fax
662-746-9809

Yazoo Co CWC is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for MDOC - Community Work Release Centers (CWC) - minimum facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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MDOC - Yazoo County Community Work Center (CWC) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 662-746-2085

The inmates housed at Yazoo Co CWC located at 625 W Jefferson St in Yazoo CIty, MS are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

The information provided in this section is to help inform those family members and friends of inmates who are not familiar with the daily operation of the facilities and rules established by the Mississippi Department of Corrections. The bulleted items below will link you to more detailed information concerning the following topics :

Inmates may send and receive mail with exceptions. Exceptions include, but are not limited to:

  • Polaroid photos
  • Nude or explicitly sexual photos
  • Metal, glass, hard plastics or wooden items
  • Money orders, receipts of money orders or copies of money orders
  • Packages
  • Cassette/Videotapes/CD's
  • Hardback Books
  • Food items/hygiene/medical items
  • Writing material, including stamps, must be purchased from Canteen
  • Sexually explicit material is subject to rejection

All mail received must be received in a legal or letter envelope.

All incoming and outgoing mail shall be censored only if there is possible evidence of contraband, plans for criminal activity, instructions for the manufacture of weapons, drug, or drug paraphernalia, or alcoholic beverages, threatened blackmail or extortion, coded content not understood by the reader, or plans for activities in violation of MDOC rules.

ALL OUTGOING MAIL MUST HAVE A COMPLETE RETURN ADDRESS.

Senders Name & Inmate Number

Current Housing Unit

Institution/Facility Address

City, State, ZIP

ALL INCOMING MAIL MUST BE ADDRESSED AS:

Inmate Name & MDOC Number

Current Housing Unit

Institution/Facility Name

Institution/Facility Address

City, State, ZIP

and must include a return address with the following information:

Senders Name

Current Address

City, State, ZIP

Outgoing legal or official mail will be sealed by the offender and will not be opened unless a determination from visual/electronic inspection reveals the envelope may contain contraband.

EXCEPTIONS include:

  • Publications must be pre-paid soft cover back books (order limit of 3).
  • Subscriptions and newspapers must be sent from the publisher, distributor or vendor.
  • Pre-paid publications that depict homosexuality (same as the recipient), sadomasochistic, penetration of body orifice, bestiality, and/or involving children.

Inmate Locator

MDOC - Yazoo County Community Work Center (CWC) is a facility in the Mississippi Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

COVID-19 INFORMATION AND UPDATES for MDOC - Yazoo County Community Work Center (CWC)

NOTICE: Visitation remains suspended at all MDOC facilities until further notice due to COVID-19.

Regulations pertaining to visitation will be made available to all offenders at the time of admission. The same information will be made available to visitors upon request, but it is the responsibility of each inmate to provide his/her intended visitors with the rules and regulations concerning visitation.

In response to developments with COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Corrections will continue to take action to protect staff, inmates, and the public. The MDOC is committed to ensuring inmates' rights, safety, and health are safeguarded through this process. The department is in constant communication with the Office of the Governor, the Mississippi Department of Health, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), and other authorities.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for MDOC - Yazoo County Community Work Center (CWC). For Directions call 662-746-2085

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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