Wyoming Women's Center
The Wyoming Women's Center is a prison for female inmates that is located in Lusk, Wyoming. This facility can house a maximum of 261 inmates in the main facility, plus an additional 32 in the Intensive Treatment Unit.
Wyoming Womens Center
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Visiting Hours and Rules
Visiting Hours at Wyoming Women's Center are as follows:
- Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday morning visiting (8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.) and afternoon visiting (12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.) will be open to all inmates that are not maximum custody.
- Morning visitation hours are 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Visitors are expected to arrive between 7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. for check-in.
- Afternoon visitation hours are 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will be expected to arrive between 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. for check-in. A facility count occurs at 11:05 a.m. daily which could potentially cause entry/exit delays.
- Maximum security will be Fridays only (non-contact). Check-in for this is 7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and visiting time is 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
TRO, disciplinary restrictive housing, and any other restrictive housing or special status (non–contact only) visits, when qualified, are treated as special visits requiring special approval.
General Visiting Rules
You must fill out a visitor application and get approval before visiting an inmate at the Wyoming Women's Center.
Everyone over 16 must have a current photo ID to enter the visiting room. All visitors are subject to random searches. You can't bring property, including mail and photographs, to your inmate through the visiting process.
Keep all of your personal property such as purses, keys, wallets, money, coats, hats, blankets, etc. in a visitor locker or leave these items locked in your vehicle. Visitors are not permitted to bring cameras, audio/video recording equipment, cell phones, or any other electronic devices into the visiting room.
You are allowed to bring up to $20 in change, tokens, or other authorized cash substitute devices for the vending machines.
Baby-care items are permitted as follows per child:
- up to six diapers
- up to two empty clear bottles (plastic) or one clear sippy cup
- one single layer blanket
- one pacifier
- two teething toys
- one sealed, unopened carton/container of milk (not to exceed one-pint in size), or one sealed, unopened powdered milk container, or sealed unopened individual powder or liquid formula packs
- diaper wipes (in a clear plastic bag or in an unopened sealed package).
All items are subject to search. No baby seats or carriers will be permitted.
Money for Inmates at Visitation
Money orders and cashier’s checks are accepted from visitors during visitation for later posting to inmate’s accounts – NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS. All money orders and cashier’s checks must be clearly marked with the inmate’s name and number and given to the receptionist, or placed into a designated secure drop box.
Visitors are encouraged to wear clothing that is conservative in nature in order to maintain a respectful visiting environment. Some types of clothing are prohibited for security purposes. Visitors are required to wear undergarments. Footwear must be worn.
You are not allowed to wear blue denim or other clothing that is similar to inmate attire. Clothing that is suggestive or form fitting is also prohibited. Dresses, skirts, jumpers, culottes, and shorts can't be worn more than two inches above the middle of the kneecap.
Slit dresses/skirts are permitted only if the slit is not more than two inches above the middle of the kneecap. Wrap-around skirts are not permitted.
Clothing that exposes an undue amount of flesh (e.g., exposing chest, back, thighs, or midsection) is prohibited. Examples include: halter tops/dress, tube tops, see-through clothing, sheer fabrics, mini-skirts, shirts with low cut necklines, wrap around skirts, and crop tops.
Sweatshirts with hoods are not permitted inside the visiting area at any time.
Clothing, hairstyles, insignias or other paraphernalia associated with security threat groups (gangs) or that create undue attention or conflict are prohibited; i.e., clothing with slogans, suggestive, or controversial statements.
Wyoming Women's Center
1000 West Griffith
Lusk, WY 82225-0020
Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/CAsq8GLjcWv7zxT26
General Phone Number
Inmate Mailing Address(es)
Wyoming Women's Center
Inmate Name and DOC Number
P.O. Box 300
Lusk, WY 82225-0020
How to Call an Inmate
You can't call an inmate at Wyoming Women's Center, but they do have access to phones. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Wyoming, please click here.
How to Send Money
You can send money to your inmate at Wyoming Women's Center both online and over the phone with Access Corrections, or in person through their walk-in partners Ace Cash Express and CashPayToday.
Toll-Free Phone Deposits
As low as $3.95
As low as $2.95
Flat fee of $5.95
www.cashpaytoday.com or www.acecashexpress.com
Access Secure Deposits takes all MasterCard and Visa debit and credit cards. Additional information is also located at www.accesscorrections.com under Frequently Asked Questions.
Programs For Inmates
- Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preparation Program. All inmates are screened at intake and referred to the Education Department if they do not have a high school diploma or GED.
- Vocational Education Programs. Some vocational training may be college credit or linked to an apprenticeship program.
- Special Education Program
- English Language Learners
Sex Offender Treatment
Sex Offender-Specific Assessment and Outpatient Treatment Services are available at Wyoming's Women Center. This facility provides in-prison sex offender specific risk assessment to female inmates with a documented history sex offending, and subsequent psychosexual evaluation, and treatment based on assessed need.
The Aquaculture Program at the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk is an innovative program. The goal is to provide qualified women with valuable work skills that they can use when they complete their sentences.
Inmates are trained and tested in operational areas. They include: feed, inventory, production, nursery, and water quality. Training includes self-study, hands-on learning, and working with trainers.
The primary species raised by WWC is White Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus), a relatively large cichlid fish. The fish from the Aquaculture Program are sold to wholesalers who prepare and package the fish for retail outlets.
WY Brand Industries has a garment shop at Wyoming Women's Center. They make Garments & Accessories, like officer uniforms, inmate shirts and pants, inmate release jackets, t-shirts, boxers, socks, bags, towels, washcloths, and inmate linens and mattresses.
Data and Laundry Services
WY Brand Industries offers labor to organizations and small businesses. Currently, inmates at the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk provide data entry and laundry services. The data entry service offers database management, manual entry of data and spreadsheet creation. The laundry operation provides services for hospitals, hotels, and restaurants.
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Careers at Wyoming Women's Center
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