All About the Denver Women's Correctional Facility and Contacting Inmates

Connect With an Inmate All About the Denver Women's Correctional Facility and Contacting Inmates

How to Connect With an Inmate in Denver Women's Correctional Facility 

Denver Women's Correctional Facility (DWCF) is a women-only state prison under the Colorado Department of Corrections. It was built in 1988 to host women with different needs, including pregnant women. Today, the institution can host approximately 984 inmates and 17 female parolees participating in the Alternative Stabilization Assistance Program (ASAP).

DWCF houses inmates of all security levels and is designed to handle special responsibilities in different housing units. These include:

  • Housing for pregnant women
  • An intake unit
  • An incentive unit
  • A management control unit

Other programs take care of high medical and mental health inmates. They include a therapeutic community and a Residential Treatment Program (RTP) for inmates with severe mental health treatment needs.

Educational programs include basic education courses, parenting courses, and substance abuse treatment. The inmates also take vocational courses such as culinary arts, basic and advanced computer skills, and woodworking.

Denver Women's Correctional Facility Contact Information

Denver Women's Correctional Facility is located at 3600 Havana St, Denver, CO 80239, United States.

Warden: Ryan Long

Here's the institution's contact information.

Physical Address3600 Havana St.

Denver, CO 80239

United States

Phone Number(303) 371-4804
Websitehttps://cdoc.colorado.gov/facilities/denver-complex/denver-womens-correctional-facility
Fax303-307-2514
General Emaildoc_dwcf_visiting@state.co.us

How to Contact an Inmate at Denver Women's Correctional Facility

The Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) allows inmates at Denver Women's Correctional Facility to contact their friends and family in different methods. These include:

  • Video visitations
  • Phone calls
  • Mail
  • In-person visitations

Video Visitations

After the outbreak of Covid-19, the CDOC introduced video visitations to limit the spread of the virus. First, you'll need to register online and schedule a visit. All video visitations should last for 10 minutes, and the calling rate is $0.4 per minute.

Ensure that you sign in for the video call 15 minutes before the session starts. All those who appear on the video call must be approved as visitors and should be on the inmate's list of visitors.

Phone Calls

Denver Women's Correctional Facility uses the Colorado Inmate Phone System (CIPS) to let inmates call their loved ones. You can set up an account with ConnectNetwork and receive collect calls from an inmate.

You can set up an account in two ways:

  1. Go to ConnectNetwork's official website and get started.
  2. Call 1-800-483-8314 to set up an account.

After setting up an account, you can use the AdvancePay service, Pin Debit, or Trust Fund to make payment for every call. The call rates vary depending on your location – in the state, out of the state, or international.

Mail

Denver Women's Correctional Facility has strict policies on inmates receiving letters, so all the letters coming in are checked by the prison staff for security reasons. Ensure that you address the letter correctly so that your loved one can get it.

You can address your letter like this.

Inmate Name, ID Number

Denver Women's Correctional Facility

P.O. Box 392005

Denver, CO 80239

In-Person Visitation

Before you visit an inmate in Denver Women's Correctional Facility, ensure that you have submitted an application and have been approved to visit. Send the application by email at doc_dwcf_visiting@state.co.us or by mail at this address.

Visiting Department

Denver Women's Correctional Facility

P.O. Box 392005

Denver, CO 80239 

You can also arrange an appointment by calling 303) 307- 2544 between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:30 pm Monday through Thursday.

Visiting hours are as follows.

 

DayTime
Friday8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am – 3:00 pm
  • Visitor processing hours: 8:15 am - 10 am and 11:30 am - 1:15 pm.
  • Visits are offered in 10 or 25-minute sessions.
  • Inmates are limited to two visiting sessions per day.

How to Get in Touch With Your Loved One in Denver Women's Correctional Facility Through DoNotPay

DoNotPay makes it easier for you to send letters to your loved one at Denver's Women's Correctional Facility without hassle. It will also save you a few bucks you would have spent on expensive calls or other methods of communication.

To send a letter to an inmate at Middleton Unit Transfer Facility through DoNotPay, you'll need to:

  1. Open the DoNotPay prison product. We'll walk you through the required steps like adding the inmate's name, I.D., and facility.
  2. Write your message through our app/website or upload your own attachments.
  3. Upload any photos or images you want to attach to the letter.
  4. Choose from one of our customized letter templates.
  5. DoNotPay will instantly print and send the letter upon completion, so it's guaranteed to be received as soon as possible.

To make this experience as personalized as possible, choose a letter template that suits you, including special edition holiday-themed templates. DoNotPay will check the letter to ensure that it follows the best practices for writing a letter to an inmate.

How to Locate and Contact an Imprisoned Friend With the Help of DoNotPay

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.

     

  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.

     

  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.

     

  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.

     

  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!

     

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay is an all-in-one solution for whatever you need to connect with an inmate. For example, you can learn how to write a letter that will be accepted when the prison staff reads it, the rules of inmate visitation, address a letter to an inmate, and many more.

Connecting with an inmate at the Denver Women's Correctional Facility doesn't have to be complicated. Check out DoNotPay's Connect with an Inmate product page to get the information you need and get started. 

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