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Larch Corrections Center (LCC)

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Facility Alerts & Notices

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Contact & Location

At A Glance

Local Family Council
Custody Level: Minimum
Living Units & Custody Levels
Capacity: 480 male inmates
Year Opened: 1956

LCC 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.

Visitor Guidelines

The general guidelines that are applicable to all prison facilities is detailed in DOC Policy 450.300 Visits for Incarcerated IndividualsAdobe PDF File. LCC 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.

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

Local Family Council

Larch is always looking for family members that are willing to participate in our Local Family Council (LFC). LFC is an opportunity for family members to serve on an advisory board, working side-by-side with our Superintendent, Correctional Program Manager (CPM), Community Participation Program Coordinator (CPPC), and visiting staff to enhance and improve the family experience with your loved ones. Whether it’s regular or extended family visiting, Family Friendly, Religious, or Cultural events, education and work programs, or daily living, we encourage council members to work with us in finding ways to create better connections for you and your incarcerated family member in order to promote growth and development for them personally and to strengthen family bonds. If you are interested, please review the membership process.

Family Friendly Events

Many family friendly events are hosted at LCC. These events may disrupt regularly scheduled visiting hours. Please refer to the LCC 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 LCC. 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.

Visiting Check In Time
Morning
8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Afternoon
1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
See Visitor's Guidelines for more informationAdobe PDF File

Elkhorn Living Unit

Sunday: See Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF File
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: None
Wednesday: None
Thursday: None
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: See Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF File

Silver Star Living Unit

Sunday: See Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF File
Monday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday: None
Wednesday: None
Thursday: None
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: See Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF File

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: 8:30 a.m. – Scheduled End
12:30 p.m. – Scheduled End
6:00 p.m. – Scheduled End

Facility Programs

Academic & Partnership Programs

Growth Programs

  • Arts for Healing
  • Cultural
  • Family Friendly
  • Re-entry Preparation
  • Religious/Spiritual

Research Based Programs

Work & Vocational Programs

Community Involvement

Larch Corrections Center has over 120 community volunteers that support religious/spiritual, resident growth and development, re-entry, sustainability, and Family Friendly activities. We are always looking for new volunteers to assist in these programs and can do so by contacting the Chaplain and/or our Community Participation Program Coordinator (CPPC). These connections not only help our staff and residents, but build strength and acceptance for our men as they prepare to return to their families and communities in Washington State.

Clark College is a strong collaborator for our facility, providing residents basic education courses to attain their General Equivalency Diploma (GED), as well as, vocational skills training/certification to enhance employment opportunities upon release.

Evergreen College’s Sustainability in Prisons Project along with the Oregon Zoo have helped to create and support sustainability programs, such as, rehabilitation of the Western Pond Turtle, Beekeeping, plantain for Oregon Zoo butterflies and soon, Woodpecker research through environmental literacy programs and development of special skills. Larch also engages in the socialization and basic training of canines and felines through the Humane Society of Southwest Washington (HSSW). Residents earn certifications while working with volunteers and an animal behaviorists to teach rehabilitation and socialization techniques to address individual animal’s needs, promoting an opportunity for these wonderful animals to find their forever homes.

It is these types of community relationships that enhance the camp environment for the residents, while creating a better awareness of how our local communities play an important role in the successful transition of our incarcerated population.

Larch Superintendent

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Superintendent
Lisa Flynn

Lisa Flynn joined the Department of Corrections in 1990, starting as a mental health intern from Eastern Washington University before taking a full-time position at the Washington State Penitentiary. Over the years, she has held positions as Correctional Mental Health Counselor, Classification Counselor, Correctional Unit Supervisor, Captain, Correctional Program Manager, eventually leading to her assignment to Larch Corrections Center as Superintendent in October of 2015.

Facilitating classes for correctional staff since 1994, Supt. Flynn has taught at the Criminal Justice Training Academy (CJTC), Correctional Worker CORE, Annual In-Service, and continues to teach for the department as a Supervision & Leadership facilitator, teaching curriculum for new first-level supervisors.

Supt. Flynn is a strong supporter of offender education and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions (CBI), as well as, vocational programs that will assist offenders in obtaining gainful employment upon release. As a result, she and her staff are always looking to find options that will promote offender accountability, engage in restorative community programs, and provide opportunities for family reunification.