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WV DOC – South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Regional Facility

Last Updated: June 16, 2022
Address
1001 Centre Way, Charleston, WV 25309-1001
Beds
372
County
Jackson
Phone
304-558-1336
Fax
304-558-7307
Email
administrator_scrj@wvrja.state.wv.us

South Central Regional Jail is for Regional Facility 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 Regional Detention - low facility.

The phone carrier is West Virginia Division of Corrections (WVDOC) - IC Solutions, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is JailATM. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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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WV DOC – South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 304-558-1336

WV DOC – South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Jackson County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 1001 Centre Way Charleston, WV. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

The South Central Regional Jail is located in the Capitol City of Charleston. This facility has been in operation since 1993 and contains the state’s only Forensic Evaluation Unit.

Counties Served:
Jackson & KANAWHA

Offender Banking

Family and friends of WV Division of Corrections inmates may deposit money to inmate trust fund accounts by the following methods:

The Accelerated Parole Program (Policy Directive 454.07) shall be made available to inmates serving a sentence with a parole eligibility date, except sentences of Life with Mercy and Habitual Life. However, this program shall not be available to any inmate to which one or more of the following may apply:

  1. Is serving a sentence for, or has a criminal conviction for, a felony crime of violence against a person.
  2. Is serving a sentence for, or has a felony conviction, involving the use, presentment, or brandishing of a firearm.
  3. Is serving a sentence, or has a felony conviction, for a crime where the victim was a minor child.
  4. Is serving a sentence, or has a felony conviction, for a crime where the crime resulted in the victim's death.
  5. Is serving a sentence for more than one (1) felony conviction for a controlled substance offense on which the inmate is serving a consecutive sentence.
  6. Is serving a sentence on an offense for which there is a mandatory notification period under WV Code Section 62-12-23.
  7. Is presently incarcerated due to parole revocation for a new felony conviction, to WV Code 62-12-19(h).
  8. Is presently incarcerated in another jurisdiction, with a consecutive/concurrent WVDOC sentence.

Inmate Locator

WV DOC – South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in West Virginia. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

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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Visitation Information

South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility - Visitation

Non-Contact Visitation Schedule

  • Call (304) 558-1339 on the days designated below.
  • Starting at 8:00 am, calls will be taken on a first call first serve basis until all visitation time slots are filled.
  • Please have the following information available for each adult visitor:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Telephone Number
    • Driver's License Number
  • Only one visit per day, and inmates may only have two (2) visits per week.
  • If you arrive late for your visit you will only receive the remaining time in your scheduled time slot.
Monday
No Visitation: Call for Tuesday Visitation.
Tuesday
Noncontact Visitation from: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
No Visitation: Call for Thursday Evening Visitation
Thursday
Noncontact Visitation from: 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Call for Saturday Visitation.
Friday
No Visitation: Call for Sunday Visitation
Saturday
Noncontact Visitation from: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Noncontact Visitation from: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunday

Noncontact Visitation from: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Noncontact Visitation from: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

No clothing that is provocative, tight (i.e. spandex, leggings, jeggings, etc.), see-through, or low cut
(females are required to wear bras).
· No skirts or shorts shorter than three inches above the knee.
· No bib overalls.
· No excessive jewelry.
· No tank tops - all shirts must have sleeves, male or female NO EXCEPTIONS.
· No hats, scarves, coats, jackets, hoodies, keys, lighters, wallets, purses or cell phones allowed in visitation –

These items may be placed in a locker.

Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, or submit a notarized statement from the parent or legal guardian authorizing the visit. Only non-incarcerated parents or legal guardians may authorize juvenile visitation. If not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian the visitor must be accompanied by an authorized adult visitor and must have a signed, notarized.

Directions to the South Central Regional Jail

  • From Interstate 64 East or West: Exit at US Route 119 South, Oakwood Road; travel 4.8 miles South on US Route 119 and turn left onto Southridge Boulevard; travel 2/10 mile on Southridge Boulevard and turn right on Centre Way; travel 6/10 of a mile to 1001 Centre Way.

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