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Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)

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Facility Alerts & Notices

Before visiting, check for notices that may impact your travel plans. For visitation cancellations, you can follow Twitter logo@WADOCVisits on Twitter.

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At A Glance

Custody Level: Minimum
Living Units & Custody Levels
Capacity: 321 female inmates
Year Opened: 2005

MCCCW Visiting Information

Visitor Application Process

To visit an inmate, you must complete the visitor application process. Go to the Prison Visits webpage for information about what is required in your specific circumstances to complete the visitor application process.

The visitor application process must be completed for both Prison Visits and Video Visits.

Application Processing Notice:

The Department is currently experiencing a high volume of visit applications. We appreciate your patience.

Visitor Guidelines

The general guidelines that are applicable to all prison facilities is detailed in DOC Policy 450.300 Visits for Prison OffendersAdobe PDF File. MCCCW also has its own Visitor's GuidelinesAdobe PDF File detailing important notices, visiting rules, guidelines for all visits (prison and video), and regular visiting hours for each housing unit.

MCCCW's Regular Visiting Hours have also been published below as a quick reference for your convenience.

Family Friendly Events

Many family friendly events are hosted at MCCCW. These events may disrupt regularly scheduled visiting hours. Please refer to the MCCCW Family Friendly Events CalendarAdobe PDF File for information regarding upcoming scheduled events.

Regular Visiting Hours

Below are the regularly scheduled visiting hours for each unit that accepts visitors at MCCCW. Regular visiting hours are subject to change due to unplanned incidents, as well as scheduled events. Please check facility alerts & notices, as well as the Family Friendly Events CalendarAdobe PDF File and Visitor's GuidelinesAdobe PDF File for information that may impact your travel plans.

Visit Room

Sunday: 2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Monday: 2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.*
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.*
*Only applicable if Monday is a state holiday
Tuesday: None
Wednesday: None
Thursday: None
Friday: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Video Visiting Hours

Per DOC Policy 450.300 – Attachment 1, Video VisitingAdobe PDF File, video visits will be scheduled in 30 minute increments and may not exceed one hour in duration. Hours posted represent the available check-in times for scheduled visits.

Daily: 10:00 a.m. – Scheduled End
11:00 a.m. – Scheduled End
2:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
3:00 p.m. – Scheduled End
9:30 p.m. – Scheduled End
10:30 p.m. – Scheduled End

Facility Programs

Academic & Partnership Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Beyond Trauma
  • Business Technology
  • College Readiness Course
  • Domestic Violence Survival Group
  • High School Equivalency (HSE)
  • Job Seeking Skills
  • Moving On
  • Partner in Parenting
  • Pawsitive Prison Project & Cat Adoption Program
  • Read to me Mommy
  • Roots to Success
  • Transition to Life
  • Women’s Conference

Research Based Programs

Work & Vocational Programs

  • Butterfly Rearing Technician
  • Community Service Work Crews
  • Education Teacher Assistants
  • Fisheries Work Crew
  • Food Services
  • Horticulture
  • Janitorial
  • Library Clerks
  • Maintenance
  • Recreation Teacher Assistants
  • Warehouse Clerks

Community Involvement

At Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW), there is participation on the Community Advisory Board and Family Advisory Committee.

Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are instrumental in assisting in the development of programs aimed at promoting positive changes in personal growth and successful reintegration to society. Volunteer led programs at MCCCW include: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) , Narcotics Anonymous , Crystal Meth Anonymous , Celebrate Recovery and Bridges to Life .

Giving Back to the Community

Many inmates are in the Circle of Giving program. They utilize the many materials donated by members of the community to craft high quality quilts and crocheted items for homeless and needy individuals.

Additionally, quarterly fundraisers are held and the proceeds are donated to local charities.

Mission Creek Superintendent

As of September 1, 2017, Superintendent Jo Wofford is serving as interim superintendent for Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW). In her temporary absence, Corrections Program Manager Dennis Tabb is serving as interim superintendent for Mission Creek.


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Superintendent
Jo Wofford

Jo Wofford served for 14 years with the Washington State Department of Corrections prior to joining the staff of the Washington Technology Solutions as the emergency management and disaster recovery specialist. During her tenure with Corrections, she served for 11 years as uniformed custody staff prior to promoting to associate superintendent of the Washington Corrections Center in Shelton, Wash. in 2011.

Throughout her correctional career, Wofford moved her facilities forward in ways that improved security and safety practices, including staff accountability work, enhanced transport security practices, and changes in inmate movement within facilities to decrease disturbances and violence. Additionally, she is a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) trained Incident Command System (ICS) instructor and served as an incident commander for the Departmental Incident Management Team (DIMT).