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Washington State Penitentiary Local Family Council

Per DOC Policy 530.155 Family CouncilsAdobe PDF File, Washington State Penitentiary (WSP) maintains a Local Family Council (LFC). Family council meetings provide opportunity for family members to ask questions, get information, and share their perspective of the facility. All approved visitors may attend a family council meeting.

In addition to family members, meetings are generally attended by the facility Superintendent or Associate Superintendent, Visiting Program staff representative, Family Services Program staff representative, and others as needed. At most facilities participants can attend in person or over the phone by calling in on a toll free number.

Scheduled Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

The LFC Facility Secretary and Family Secretary member officers will each take minutes during the meeting, and then will work together to finalize a single draft of official minutes using DOC 03-513 Family Council Meeting MinutesMS Word File.

Up to two years meeting's agendas and minutes will be posted. See the LFC Representatives with questions.

Scheduled Meetings & Agendas

  • December 8, 2021
  • October 13, 2021
  • August 11, 2021
  • June 16, 2021
  • April 14, 2021
  • December 5, 2020
  • October 3, 2020
  • August 1, 2020
  • June 6, 2020 - Meeting was cancelled
  • April 4, 2020 - Meeting was cancelled
  • February 1, 2020
  • December 7, 2019
  • October 5, 2019
  • August 3, 2019
  • June 1, 2019
  • April 6, 2019
  • February 2, 2019

COVID-19 Informational Call Notes

The department felt it necessary and appropriate to inform families regarding ongoing updates to facility operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each correctional facility in outbreak status (pdf) has regularly scheduled informational calls providing information from those who are in the facility working through the COVID-19 pandemic response. See the COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for more information about informational calls.