WA DOC - Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) - West Complex

State Prison

Last Updated: March 12, 2024
1313 N 13th Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362

WSP-West is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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 - maximum facility.

The phone carrier is Securus Tech®, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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

Satellite View of WA DOC - Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) - West Complex

You can support your loved ones at WSP-West on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 509-525-3610.

Located at 1313 N 13th Ave in Walla Walla, WA, WSP-West carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. WSP-West 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 WSP-West Complex serves as a maximum, close, medium, and minimum custody level state prison for adult males under the WA DOC. WSP actively engages in community support programs such as Habitat for Humanity, a Canine Training Program, the Teddy Bear Program, the Native American Regalia Program, and the STAR Project, fostering positive connections between inmates and the local community.

Volunteers play a crucial role in facilitating various programs within WSP, including religious services, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings, veterans' assistance, mentoring programs for offender families with children, and specialized services like dental hygiene and photography. Additionally, guest sports teams, musical groups, speakers, and professional organizations conduct programs for the inmate population, aiding in their rehabilitation and reintegration.

To support families visiting inmates, local motels offer gift certificates to reduce accommodation costs for those needing to stay in Walla Walla before or after scheduled visits. WSP's Family Advisory Committee collaborates to strengthen familial bonds and promote successful reentry into society for offenders.

Within the facility, academic and vocational programs are offered to equip inmates with valuable skills for future employment and personal development. These include auto body, information technology, building maintenance, bookkeeping, carpentry, diesel mechanics, graphic design, HVAC, welding, and the Dog Training and Adoption Program.

WSP Correctional Industries provides opportunities for inmates to work in various fields such as license plate production, metal fabrication, laundry services, agricultural tasks, recycling operations, and transportation/warehouse duties. These programs aim to instill responsibility, foster growth, and prepare individuals for productive lives upon release.

Inmate Locator

WSP-West 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.

Get an Arrest Record immediately.

Visitation Information

WA DOC - Washington State Penitentiary - West Complex - Visitation

Regular visiting hours are subject to change due to unplanned incidents, as well as scheduled events. Please check facility alerts & notices, as well as the Family Friendly Events Calendar and Visitor's Guidelines for information that may impact your travel plans, such as planned events, activities, and check-in/check-out times.

West Complex (WC)
Delta, Echo, Fox, Golf
South Complex (SC)
BAR Units (Baker, Adams, Rainier), Victor, William
*WC living units rotate days of availability. See WSP Visit Schedule Details for which living units are accepting visitors on a given day.
Sunday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Monday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Tuesday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Wednesday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Thursday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Friday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Saturday: 10:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*

Intensive Management Unit (IMU) North, South Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Immediate family only.
Visitation duration depends on an inmate's level.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Monday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Friday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – Scheduled End

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.