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WV DOC – Southwestern Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Regional Facility

Last Updated: November 19, 2022
1300 Gaston Caperton Dr, Holden, WV 25625

Southwestern 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 TelMate Inmate Calling, 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 – Southwestern 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: 304-239-3032

WV DOC – Southwestern Regional Jail and Correctional Facility is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Boone County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 1300 Gaston Caperton Dr Holden, WV. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

Counties Served: Boone, LOGAN, McDowell & Mingo

The Southwestern Regional Jail sits high atop one of the picturesque mountains of Southern West Virginia. Located in Holden, West Virginia, this facility is the sixth of ten regional jails to be built in the State. The facility, which started receiving inmates on April 8, 1998, has a podular design, consisting of three pods housing approximately one hundred inmates each with an upgradeable maximum capacity of five hundred, for both male and female inmates. This regional jail serves a three-county area consisting of Boone, Logan, and Mingo counties. In addition, the facility contains a separate computerized booking area, state-of-the-art, closed-circuit “Courtroom of the Future,” a 24-hour medical unit, a full-time teacher, a counseling staff, and much more. This facility is staffed with 81 uniformed correctional officers and approximately 25 non-uniformed personnel.

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 – Southwestern 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

WV DOC - Southwestern Regional Jail and Correctional Facility - Visitation

Non-Contact Visitation Schedule

  • Visits may be scheduled by calling (304) 239-3070 during the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm on the designated days listed below.
  • Visitors will be assigned a time slot. You will not be able to choose the time of your visit.
  • If you arrive late for your visit you will only receive the time remaining in your assigned time slot.
No Visitation: Call for Tuesday Visitation
Visitation from 8:00am - 10:00am
No Visitation: Call for Thursday Visitation
Visitation from 8:00am - 10:00am
Call for Saturday Visitation
No Visitation: Call for Sunday Visitation
Visitation from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitation from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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