Wake Correctional Center – North Carolina

Do you know someone in Wake Correctional Center?  Wake Correctional Center is a state correctional institution in the North Carolina state prison system, which is part of the North Carolina Division of Prisons.  This site will tell you information about anything you might need to know about Wake Correctional Center such as the following:  How to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The address and phone number at Wake Correctional Center  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Wake Correctional Center
Year Opened: 1966
Type: Male
State: North Carolina
County: Wake
DOC: North Carolina Division of Prisons
Security Level: Minimum
Warden Name: Kenneth Royster

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Contact Information

Below you have the street address and mailing address for Wake Correctional Center. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to an inmate there, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of Wake Correctional Center.

Mailing Address

You should read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below if you are going to mail something to someone in prison so that you properly address it, and do the appropriate procedure for sending a package or letter. If you do not use the correct steps, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Wake Correctional Center
1000 Rock Quarry Road 
Raleigh NC, 27610

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Wake Correctional Center
1000 Rock Quarry Road 
Raleigh NC, 27610

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 919-733-7988
Fax: 919-733-9166

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Use the street address if you are visiting an inmate. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page if you are going to go to visit someone in prison at Wake Correctional Center.

Wake Correctional Center
1000 Rock Quarry Road 
Raleigh NC, 27610

Directions

Take I-40 to the Rock Quarry Road exit. The unit is at 1000 Rock Quarry Road.

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Phone Number

Wake Correctional Center inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call an inmate, but, there are times when it might be useful to know the phone number to Wake Correctional Center.
919-733-7988

Wake Correctional Center inmates are able to call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t fax your inmate, but there might be times when it may be helpful to have the fax number to Wake Correctional Center.

919-733-9166

Email Address

This email address is the general email address for the facility. You can’t reach individuals at this email. If you want to find out how to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 414
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner at Wake Correctional Center you must use an specific process to make sure that the email letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners can’t access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special rules that you have to follow when mailing a package or letter to a state prisoner. If you do not then what you sent might be returned to you.

Before you send a package or letter, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution employees do open and read all incoming general packages and mail. Incoming general mail and packages is able to be read as frequently as necessary to maintain security or watch a problem having to do with a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you have to address mail to a state prisoner at Wake Correctional Center:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Wake Correctional Center
1000 Rock Quarry Road 
Raleigh NC, 27610

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can add money to these Commissary accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can choose to send prisoners money by way of postal mail and will have to send the moneyh to the address below and follow the directions given below:

The deposit have to be a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold period, in which the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have valid inmate information if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Checks and cash will not be deposited so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently moved to various prisons in the state, so you might need to look up the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click the link below to find an Wake Correctional Center prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other North Carolina state prisons: North Carolina State Prisons

North Carolina Division of Prisons Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Wake Correctional Center, make sure you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Wake Correctional Center has Visitation by Appointment on Saturdays. Visitors can call the facility Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule a visitation appointment during any one of the following sessions:
8:30 -10:30 a.m.
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
3 – 5 p.m.

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has their own rules for prison visitation and these rules get changed often. The policies discussed here could be different when you are reading this, so you should also read Wake Correctional Center’s official website to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard ensures all visitors sign the prison visitors log before they enter the institution and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Positive picture id of all visitors will be required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued photo I.D. is OK.

For everything shown below, go to the official prison site because this info changes frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about Wake Correctional Center prison records will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Wake Correctional Center death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Info about North Carolina parole to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Information about release procedures for Wake Correctional Center coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about what life is like at Wake Correctional Center coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Wake Correctional Center to be added later.

Photos

A Wake Correctional Center photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Wake Correctional Center
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Wake Correctional Center.

If you have any photos of Wake Correctional Center that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, click here: Wake Correctional Center Jobs

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Website

The official website: Wake Correctional Center Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to leave a comment

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Family Resources

Information about resources for family members of inmates at Wake Correctional Center will be posted ASAP.

History

A Wake Correctional Center history section will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Wake Correctional Center inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other North Carolina State Prisons: North Carolina State Prisons

Wake Correctional Center Links

The official website: Wake Correctional Center Website
Wake Correctional Center Jobs

North Carolina Division of Prisons Links

North Carolina Division of Prisons Main Website
North Carolina Division of Prisons Prison Directory
North Carolina Division of Prisons Prison Map
North Carolina Division of Prisons Prison Jobs
North Carolina Division of Prisons Prison Inmate Search
North Carolina Division of Prisons Most Wanted

North Carolina Division of Prisons Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a North Carolina State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to North Carolina State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to North Carolina State Prison Inmates
North Carolina State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Wake Correctional Center

Have you ever been a prisoner in Wake Correctional Center? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner there?

If so, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about what you experienced so that others can find out what to expect.

What to write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, leave your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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