Wichita Work Release Facility – Kansas

Know somebody at Wichita Work Release Facility?  Wichita Work Release Facility is a correctional institution in the Kansas state prison system, which is part of the Kansas Department of Corrections.  This site gives you all about anything you might want to know about Wichita Work Release Facility,like:  How to locate an inmate here.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The address and phone number at Wichita Work Release Facility  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Wichita Work Release Facility
Year Opened: 1976
Type: male
State: Kansas
County: Sedgwick County
DOC: Kansas Department of Corrections
Security Level: minimum

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Contact Information

In this section you have the street address and mailing address for Wichita Work Release Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate at Wichita Work Release Facility, and use the street address if you want to know the physical location of the facility.

Mailing Address

You should also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page if you are going to mail something to a prisoner to learn how to correctly write the address, and do the right procedure for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate steps, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Wichita Work Release Facility
WWRF 401 South Emporia 
Wichita KS, 67202

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Wichita Work Release Facility
401 South Emporia 
Wichita KS, 67202

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 316-265-5211
Fax:

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. Be sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information on this page if you are going to try to visit an inmate here.

Wichita Work Release Facility
401 South Emporia 
Wichita KS, 67202

Directions

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Phone Number

Wichita Work Release Facility inmates don’t have phones, so you can’t call an inmate, however, there are some times when it might be necessary to know the telephone number to Wichita Work Release Facility.
316-265-5211

State prison inmates are able to make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax the inmate, but there are times when it is useful to know the fax machine number to Wichita Work Release Facility.

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email for Wichita Work Release Facility. You won’t be able to contact individuals at this address. If you are going to send an email to an inmate, check out the Inmate Email section below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
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Inmate Email

To send email to an inmate you must follow an specific process to ensure that the email letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not permitted to access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special rules that you have to follow when mailing mail to a inmate. If you don’t then the mail might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Wichita Work Release Facility employees will open and inspect and read all incoming general packages and mail. Incoming general mail and packages is read as frequently as deemed necessary to ensure security or watch a problem regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you should address mail to a prisoner at Wichita Work Release Facility:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Wichita Work Release Facility
WWRF 401 South Emporia 
Wichita KS, 67202

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that serves to provide inmates an account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can deposit funds to prisoner’s accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send inmates money by way of the mail and have to send funds to this address and follow the rules given below:

The money must be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, in which the inmate will not have access to the deposit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that do not have correct prisoner information if the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are often moved to various prisons throughout Kansas, so sometimes you might need to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to find an Wichita Work Release Facility inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Kansas state prisons: Kansas State Prisons

Kansas Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Wichita Work Release Facility, you must be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitation: Inmate visitation at Kansas correctional facilities WILL be provided on the following four state holidays:

Christmas Day Memorial Day Fourth of July Thanksgiving Day

If either Christmas Day or the Fourth of July holiday falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, or other day where a facility has regularly scheduled visitation, the holiday will be incorporated within the regular visitation schedule and an additional visitation day will NOT be scheduled.

Visitation at WWRF is from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and the following four holidays:

Memorial Day Fourth of July Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every correctional facility in Kansas has their own rules for visitation and these rules get changed often. The information discussed here might be different now, so be sure to also check Wichita Work Release Facility’s site to get the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will ensure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when they enter the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

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

For everything listed below, check the official Wichita Work Release Facility website because this info is updated often:

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

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Prison Records

Details about Wichita Work Release Facility records coming soon.

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

Details about Wichita Work Release Facility death row coming.

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

Parole

Info about Kansas parole process will be posted ASAP.

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

Details about getting released from Wichita Work Release Facility will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Details about life at Wichita Work Release Facility 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

Wichita Work Release Facility news to be added later.

Photos

A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Wichita Work Release Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Wichita Work Release Facility.

If you have any photos of Wichita Work Release Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a correctional facility job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, go to: Wichita Work Release Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Wichita Work Release Facility 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:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • 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 tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Info about Wichita Work Release Facility inmate family resources coming.

History

Wichita Work Release Facility history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Wichita Work Release Facility 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 Kansas State Prisons: Kansas State Prisons

Wichita Work Release Facility Links

The official website: Wichita Work Release Facility Website
Wichita Work Release Facility Jobs

Kansas Department of Corrections Links

Kansas Department of Corrections Main Website
Kansas Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Kansas Department of Corrections Prison Map
Kansas Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Kansas Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Kansas Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Kansas Department of Corrections Victim Services
Kansas Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Kansas State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Kansas State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Kansas State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Kansas State Prison Inmates
Kansas State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Wichita Work Release Facility

Have you ever spent any time at Wichita Work Release Facility? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at Wichita Work Release Facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write down what you experienced because other people can find out what to expect.

Things you can write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Activities and programs

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


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