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Contact Family Services

See the main Contact Us webpage for other Department contacts.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Physical & Mailing Address

Headquarters (HQ)

Statewide Family Services

Carrie Kendig, Family Services Program Manager (360) 725-8216

Prison Family Services Specialists (About Family Service Specialists)

Michael Eby, NW Region Family Services Specialist
Prisons: CBCC, MCCCW, OCC, WCC
(360) 725-8761
Caroline Melhuish, SW Region Family Services Specialist
Prisons: CCCC, LCC, SCCC, WCCW
(360) 571-4366
William "Bill" Copland, SE Region Family Services Specialist
Prisons: CRCC, WSP, Yakima Women's Overpopulation
(509) 734-5676
Gheorghe Turcin, NE Region Family Services Specialist
Prisons: AHCC, MCC
(509) 867-5857

Work Release Supervisor

Rita Cziglenyi, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Brownstone
(509) 381-6201
Michele Mans, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Eleanor Chase House
(509) 381-6302
Winnie Chan, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Tri-Cities
(509) 585-2201
Ruth Hanson, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Ahtanum View
(509) 573-6313
Laura Deckard, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Longview
(360) 578-1435
Pat Gosney, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Olympia
(360) 586-2731
Michael Ison, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Peninsula
(360) 895-6162
Suzi Bravermann, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Progress House
(253) 593-2844 x224
Andrea Galando, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Reynolds
(206) 340-4567
Stacy Fitzgerald, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Helen B. Ratcliff
(206) 320-6601
Robert Zarate, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Bishop Lewis
(206) 515-2256
Vicky Neufeld, Community Corrections Supervisor
Work Release: Bellingham
(360) 201-2626

Statewide Family Council Program

Jeneva Cotton, Deputy Director (360) 725-8792
Rhonda Roberts, Executive Secretary (360) 725-8208
Lisa Flynn, Correctional Program Administrator (360) 725-8821
Suzanne Cook, Family Chair
Loretta Rafay, Family Secretary

Statewide Family Council Representatives

Representatives listed below are family members of inmates whom have been elected to the Statewide Family Council position by majority vote. See the Regional Liaisons for DOC contacts for each prison facility.

Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) Yoshi Garcia
Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC) Leslie Redic
Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) Carol Foss
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC) Kehaulani Walker
Larch Corrections Center (LCC) Vacant
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW) Vacant
Monroe Corrections Center (MCC) Felix D’Allesdandro
Olympic Corrections Center (OCC) Julie Winkler
Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) Susan Cooksey
Washington Corrections Center (WCC) Duaa-Rahemaah Dora Williams
Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) Jason Rice
Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) Wendy Dubinsky

Local Family Council Representatives

Representatives listed below are family members of inmates whom have been elected to a Local Family Council (LFC) officer position (Family Chair or Family Secretary) by majority vote. See the Regional Liaisons for DOC contacts for each prison facility.

Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) Family Co-Chair: Vacant
AHCC Co-Chair: Kay Heinrich
Family Co-Secretary: Vacant
AHCC Co-Secretary: Jess Robb
Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC) Family Co-Chair: Donna Miller
CCCC Co-Chair: Seanne Schlund
Family Co-Secretary: Leslie Redic
CCCC Co-Secretary: Seanne Schlund
Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC) Family Co-Chair: Vacant
CBCC Co-Chair: Vacant
Family Co-Secretary: Vacant
CBCC Co-Secretary: Vacant
Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC) Family Co-Chair: Elizabeth Deleon
CRCC Co-Chair: Michelle Duncan
Family Co-Secretary: Stephanie Beidman
CRCC Co-Secretary: Catherine Jansen
Larch Corrections Center (LCC) Family Co-Chair: Vacant
LCC Co-Chair: Nancy Simmons
Family Co-Secretary: Vacant
LCC Co-Secretary: Vacant
Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW) Family Co-Chair: Vacant
MCCCW Co-Chair: Dennis Tabb
Family Co-Secretary: Vacant
MCCCW Co-Secretary: Chrislee McConaughey
Monroe Corrections Center (MCC) Family Co-Chair: Mariah Wafford
MCC Co-Chair: Ina McNeese
Family Co-Secretary: Josephine "Jo" Johnson
MCC Co-Secretary: Kathleen Bechler
Olympic Corrections Center (OCC) Family Co-Chair: Carla Dishon
OCC Co-Chair: Jason Bennett
Family Co-Secretary: Vacant
OCC Co-Secretary: Elena Friesz
Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) Family Co-Chair: Miriam Fry
SCCC Co-Chair: Gina Penrose
Family Co-Secretary: Vanessa Lewis
SCCC Co-Secretary: Katy J. Tatro
Washington Corrections Center (WCC) Family Co-Chair: Jaycie Grisso
WCC Co-Chair: Dean Mason
Family Co-Secretary: Kaishanna Grace
WCC Co-Secretary: Penny Marquart
Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) Family Co-Chair: Babs Roberts
WCCW Co-Chair: Debra "Jo" Wofford
Family Co-Secretary: Renee Hafzalla
WCCW Co-Secretary: Melissa Johnson
Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) Family Co-Chair: Anna Ivanov
WSP Co-Chair: Steven Barker
Family Co-Secretary: Susan Wade
WSP Co-Secretary: Melissa Hutcherson

Other Government Resources

Below are a few contact resources from other Washington State government agencies that may be relevant and/or helpful.

Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS)

General Information/Ask DSHS (800) 737-0617
Email
Alcohol/Drug Use & Mental Health (877) 301-4557
Child Support/Support Enforcement (800) 457-6202
Community Services
Benefits, childcare, housing needs, etc. Replace lost or stolen Quest/EBT card: (888) 328-9271
(877) 501-2233
Report Abuse & Neglect (Child/Vulnerable Adult) (866) 363-4276

Health Care Authority (HCA)

Apple Health (Medicaid) (800) 562-3022
Email

Family Help Line

A statewide, toll-free telephone line offered by the Parent Trust for Washington Children (PTWC) non-profit organization. Parenting coaches are available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., to give individualized support, information and referrals, parenting education and techniques, and assistance with stress reduction and advocacy.

Family Help Line (800) 932-HOPE (4673)
You will hear a brief instruction message. Press "2" if you would like to speak with or leave a message with a parenting coach, or press "4" if you like to access the parent information line.