West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority Inmate Search and Prison Information

West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority

304-558-2110

1325 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV, 25301

http://www.wvrja.com/

West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority is nestled in Charleston, West Virginia.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority is classified by the state of West Virginia as a medium-security facility.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority only houses adult male inmates.

Inmates in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority are kept in multi-occupancy cells and open dormitories.

Also, inmates that are in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority can take part in the facilities correctional industries work program which handles the distribution and processing of commissary orders for a few other state correctional prisons.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority also has vocational programs including:

  • Custodial Maintenance

  • Barbering

  • Material Handling

  • Construction Disciplines

  • Warehousing

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Inmates will also be able to get their GED while they are in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority.

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority also offers:

  • Self-Help Groups

  • Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Dental Care

  • Mental Health Care

  • Medical Care

West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority — General Information

Facility Name West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority
Facility Type State Prison
Address 1325 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV, 25301
Phone 304-558-2110
City Charleston
Postal Code 25301
State West Virginia
County Kanawha County
Official Website http://www.wvrja.com/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While inmates are in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority, they will be permitted to receive letters, photos, and other items from you.

If you would like to send a care package, you will be permitted to do so, but there is one small condition. You will be REQUIRED to use Access SecurePak. You will NOT be permitted to send a care package directly from your home. You will need to use the following third-party site.

Sending Money

Inmates in the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority will need money to purchase various items from the commissary. The commissary is the prison store where inmates can purchase extra items that the facility does not give them.

Inmates will also need money for their phone account as well, so they can call home.

You can deposit money into an inmate's account by using JPay. JPay will allow you to deposit money using your credit and debit card. JPay does not accept cash payments.

Phone calls

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority contracts with Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is the company that you will need to make an account with. When making account, you will have the ability to ensure that the inmate will always have money on their phone account, so they can always call home.

Visitation

You will be permitted to come down to the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority between the hours of 9 am to 3:45 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You will not be permitted to come down to the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Authority after 2:45 pm. No new visitors will be permitted on-site.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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