Pruntytown Correctional Center

The Pruntytown Correctional Center and Jail is a prison near Grafton, West Virginia, that houses minimum and medium-security level male inmates. Operated by the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, this facility can house a maximum of 369 inmates.

The facility was originally known as the West Virginia Industrial School for Boys, which opened in 1891. It served as a juvenile facility until January 1983. 

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Pruntytown Correctional Center are usually on the weekends. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting hours at this facility have been temporarily suspended. 

Please contact the facility directly for more information about visiting rules and regulations, and to find out when visits will resume.

Physical Address

Pruntytown Correctional Center
2006 Trap Springs Road
Grafton, WV 26354

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General Phone Number

(304) 265-6111

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate name and DOC number
Pruntytown Correctional Center
P.O. Box 159
Grafton, West Virginia 26354

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Pruntytown Correctional Center, but they do have access to phones during approved daytime hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in West Virginia, please click here.

How to Send Money

Family and friends of inmates at Pruntytown Correctional Center may send money to their inmate's trust fund account by using the phone, the web, or an app. 

Programs For Inmates

Educational and vocational training programs are available at Pruntytown Correctional Center.

paws4people Assistance Dog Placement Program

The paws4prisons Program at Pruntytown Correctional Center teaches inmates to train various types of Assistance Dogs. Inmates learn how to train (basic and advanced obedience commands) shelter-rescue dogs, then progress to training highly-trained Assistance Dogs, some of which know in excess of 100 commands. 

The program inmates also participate in the customized training, public access training, certification testing, and final placement processes for their dogs, including the transfer training process of the dog’s “Assistance Dog Team Partner.”

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Careers at Pruntytown Correctional Center

If you are interested in a career with the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and would like more information about job openings at the Pruntytown Correctional Center, click here.