Saint Marys Correctional Center

The Saint Marys Correctional Center and Jail is a medium-security prison for male inmates that is located in Saint Marys, West Virginia. This facility can house approximately 620 inmates and is operated by the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Formerly known as the Colin Anderson Center, this prison opened in 1932. Because of the aging offender population, this prison has a special unit to accommodate the needs of older inmates. Saint Marys has a relatively flat campus that meets the needs of those in wheelchairs and others with mobility issues. 

This facility also hosts a residential substance abuse treatment program (RSAT) which can house 108 inmates.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Saint Marys 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

Saint Marys Correctional Center
2880 N. Pleasants Highway
St. Marys, WV 2617O

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Saint Marys Correctional Center
2880 N. Pleasants Highway
St. Marys, WV 26170

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Saint Marys 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 Saint Marys Correctional Center may send money to their inmate's trust fund account by using the phone, the web, or an app. 

Programs For Inmates

St. Marys Correctional Center offers educational and vocational programming. They also participate in the Paws-4-Prison program, where inmates train rescue dogs as service animals.  Inmates must complete a 21-week training course before they are responsible for providing the dog with advanced obedience training and teaching specialized commands.

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Careers at Saint Marys 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 Saint Marys Correctional Center, click here.