South Louisiana Work Release Facility - GEO

State Work Release

Last Updated: April 10, 2024
3843 Stagg Ave, Basile, LA 70515
Evangeline Parish

South Louisiana WRF is for State Work Release offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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 State Work Release facility.

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You can support your loved ones at South Louisiana WRF on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 337-432-5493.

When a family member or friend is in South Louisiana WRF, understanding the state system can be confusing. This page is here to help you navigate through it all. Whether it's questions about visitation, mail, or educational opportunities, we've got you covered. Explore the information provided to better support your loved one during their time in state prison work release.

In the state prison system, work release programs provide trusted or closely monitored inmates with opportunities to work outside the facility, returning after their shifts. At South Louisiana Work Release Facility - GEO, inmates demonstrating good behavior have access to recreational activities during the day.

The program offers various levels of freedom, allowing participants to work during the week and return home, serving their sentences on weekends. Depending on program terms, inmates may reside in a halfway house or under home confinement when not working. As their terms near completion, participants may transition to reintegration programs, potentially leading to full-time employment upon release.

Work release initiatives yield proven benefits, including increased post-release employment opportunities, expedited job acquisition, higher post-release earnings, and reduced recidivism rates among participants. South Louisiana WRF is committed to empowering inmates with the skills and opportunities needed for successful reintegration into society.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Louisiana. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at South Louisiana Work Release Facility - GEO.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for South Louisiana WRF are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 337-432-5493, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Basile. 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 their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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