Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) Inmate Search and Prison Information

607 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV, 25301-1319

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Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) is a medium security state prison located in city of Charleston, Kanawha County, WV. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under West Virginia state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by West Virginia Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) Prison Information

Jail Name : Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC)
Jail Type : State Prison
Location: 607 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV, 25301-1319
Contact Numbers: 304-558-2763
City: Charleston
Postal Code: 25301-1319
State : West Virginia (WV)
County: Kanawha County
Jail Webpage:

Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC), you can visit West Virginia Division of Corrections (DOC) inmate search link here. Alternatively you can call on 304-558-2763 to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on West Virginia statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
607 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV, 25301-1319

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 304-558-2763.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at prison administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Charleston Work Release Center (CWRC) make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours











9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


9:00 AM to 3:00 PM



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