Olympic Corrections Center

The Olympic Corrections Center is a minimum-security prison for males inmates located in Forks, Washington. This facility is operated by the Washington State Department of Corrections and can house a maximum of 381 inmates.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The visiting hours at Olympic Corrections Center are on Saturdays, Sundays, and State Observed Holidays from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Visits with inmates in secured housing are by appointment only.

Applying for Visitation

Visitors must have submitted a visitor’s application, be approved, and added to the incarcerated individual’s visitor list before visiting. To start the approval process, fill out the online application

A separate application form is needed for visitors under the age of 18. Minors under 18 years of age may visit with a parent/guardian or an approved escort only. 

Visitor Check-In

Visitors are welcome to arrive 15 minutes before visits and must check in at the visitor entrance. Follow the "Visitor" signs in the parking lot that point towards the Visit Room. If you are being dropped off, drivers should wait until the visitor notifies the driver that they are cleared to enter. 

What to Bring to a Visit

Visitors may bring the following items in a clear plastic coin purse or bag: 

  • Cash for the vending machines (a maximum of $20 in change, singles, and $5 bills only)
  • Keys
  • ID
  • Medication
  • Small comb or brush
  • Two pairs of eyeglasses, including one pair of reading glasses, or non-reflective sunglasses for facilities allowing outside visits.

The following items are allowed for infants and toddlers and must be stored in a clear plastic bag or container: 

  • Two, empty, clear, plastic bottles that can be filled with water, juice, milk, or formula 
  • One, plastic Tupperware-type child’s cup with lid 
  • Two, unopened plastic containers of formula, juice, or other infant-specific fluids (e.g., Pedialyte). Breast milk may be allowed if it is in a clear plastic bottle that employees are able to inspect 
  • Two, unopened plastic containers of baby/snack food in their original packaging with one plastic baby spoon 
  • Two bibs 
  • Two pacifiers or teething objects 
  • One non-quilted child’s blanket 
  • One change of baby clothing 
  • One disposable diaper per hour of the visit 
  • Baby wipes that have been transferred to a zip lock plastic bag before the visit

Dress Code

The following guidelines apply to visitors 8 years of age and older:

  • Children must wear clothing that will not reveal underwear when they crawl, spin, etc. Shorts under dresses may be appropriate. 
  • Clothing will be free of reference to obscenity, alcohol, drugs, Security Threat Group (STG), violence, or sex in any form. 
  • All clothing must be clean and in good repair without rips or tears. 
  • Appropriate undergarments are required and will not be visible. 
  • Clothing will not reveal breasts or expose undergarments, cleavage, stomach/midriff, or bare chest or back, including when arms are raised. 
  • Sheer/transparent clothing is not allowed unless clothing worn beneath is not transparent and no undergarments (e.g., bra, underwear) are visible. 
  • Tactical and cargo pants are not allowed but carpenter pants are acceptable. 
  • Sagging of pants is not allowed. 
  • Camouflage, even in small decorative patches or lettering, and bibbed attire may not be worn. 
  • Outer garment shirts must have sleeves. Sleeveless garments must be worn with a sleeved outer garment for the duration of the visit. Cap sleeves are acceptable as an outer garment.
  • Sweaters, blazers, and sweatshirts are permitted. 
  • Hooded garments are not allowed in the visit area. 
  • Shorts, dresses, skirts, capris, skorts, and slits in clothing must reach the top of the kneecap when standing. 
  • Shoes, sandals, flip flops, and boots must be in good repair, free of rips or tears.
  • High heels must be no more than three inches high from the heel of the visitor’s foot to the ground. 

Video Visits

Video visits are available at Olympic Corrections Center. You must be on your loved one’s approved visit list to participate. To register, contact JPAY at (866) 333-5729 or https://www.jpay.com/

Video visiting hours are daily at 7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.. All video visits must be scheduled in advance.

Physical Address

Olympic Corrections Center
11235 Hoh Mainline
Forks, WA 98331

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/26kczmgTgPpJp6uJA

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate name and DOC number
Olympic Corrections Center
11235 Hoh Mainline
Forks, WA 98331

Staff inspects all inmate mail. Books, newspapers, and magazines must be mailed directly to your inmate by the publisher, publication supplier, or bookstore. 

Email and videograms are available through JPAY. To register, please contact JPAY at (866) 333-5729 or visit https://www.jpay.com/

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Olympic Corrections Center, but they do have access to phones during daytime hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Washington, please click here.

How to Send Money

The Department of Corrections (DOC) provides the following three options to send money to your inmate at Olympic Corrections Center:

You may only send a cashier's check or money order. Do not send cash, personal checks, or stamps. Include both the inmate's full name and six-digit DOC number on the payee line.

When using Western Union, go to the Send Money to an Inmate page. Select "Washington Dept Corrections" from the facility drop-down list. Input the amount you want to send and click “Get Started.” 

Choose the method you want to send money (online, in person, by phone, or mobile app). Be sure to have the following pieces of information ready:

If you are sending money over the phone, ask to use "Quick Collect" to receive the more inexpensive money-sending service.

Programs For Inmates

Academic & Partnership Programs

  • Adult Basic Education/GED
  • HS21+ & HS18 
  • English 090
  • Life Skills Computing
  • Job Seekers
  • Sustainable Horticulture
  • Green Building Technology
  • Human Relations
  • Math 121
  • English 101
  • Dog Training Program
  • Sustainability in Prisons Project

Research Based Programs

  • Substance Abuse Therapeutic Community (TC)
  • Redemption
  • Reentry

Work & Vocational Programs

  • Community Work Crews
  • Department of Natural Resources Work Crews
  • Food Service
  • Janitorial
  • Wood Products Shop
  • Maintenance (carpentry, wastewater treatment, electrical, horticulture, recycling, compost)

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Careers at Olympic Corrections Center

If you are interested in a career with the Washington State Department of Corrections and would like more information about job listings at the Olympic Corrections Center, click here.