Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility Inmate Visitation

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility

Address:
5410 East Broad Street
PO Box 2017
Lake Charles, LA 70602

Phone:

337-491-3706

VIDEO VISITATION - INFORMATION, SCHEDULES, DURATION AND COST

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

What is the cost to do remote video visitation?
Paid Remote Visits
Having a remote visit from your Home or app, the cost of each 20-25 minute ‘friends and family remote visit’ will be approximately $7.95 plus tax.
FREE Remote Visits
Visitors can also choose to come to the jail and video chat with an inmate via the JailFunds/VendEngine kiosk in the lobby. The video visit on-site at the jail is FREE.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com
  • Deposit at the correctpay VendEngine kiosk in the Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Attorney Visits only!  < (Lawyers, go here)

correctpay.com Help
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

Visiting Hours in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

The day of the week.

Where the inmate is housed.

The inmate's sex.

Whether or not it is a Holiday.

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility may allow you an extended visitation. Call 337-491-3706 to ask for special consideration.

Call 337-491-3706 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility Visitation Application Process

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility may require visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate.
Carefully fill out the application. Incomplete paperwork is cause for denial.
Honesty, especially regarding past criminal convictions, probation etc., is important. These things will most likely show up on the background check – which if lied about on the application, will cause visits to be denied.
Call 337-491-3706 to ask specific questions about the application.
Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the application process. 

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility - Remote Video Visitation with your Inmate

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

What is the cost to do remote video visitation?
Paid Remote Visits
Having a remote visit from your Home or app, the cost of each 20-25 minute ‘friends and family remote visit’ will be approximately $7.95 plus tax.
FREE Remote Visits
Visitors can also choose to come to the jail and video chat with an inmate via the JailFunds/VendEngine kiosk in the lobby. The video visit on-site at the jail is FREE.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com
  • Deposit at the correctpay VendEngine kiosk in the Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Attorney Visits only!  < (Lawyers, go here)

correctpay.com Help
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.
Visitation applicants in Calcasieu Parish must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.
Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to two adults each visit.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

Call 337-491-3706 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
It is likely that the Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status.
Call 337-491-3706 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.
If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.
If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.
The Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility Visitation Dress Code

The Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility staff reserves the right to turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.
The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 
Wear clothes that are not revealing.
Don't wear see-through material.
Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:
Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Call 337-491-3706 to ask specific questions about the Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Call 337-491-3706 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility visitation.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Calcasieu Parish do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Calcasieu Parish inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Send and Receive Secure Text and Email Messages with an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility

To communicate by text or email with an Calcasieu Parish inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To send or receive a message you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Calcasieu Parish inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Calcasieu Parish inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to send and receive secure messages in the form of text or email with a Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, renting your inmate a tablet, how often you can communicate and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your messages will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case.


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Louisiana, then select Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Calcasieu Parish.


 

How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility?

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Calcasieu Parish follow these instructions:

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.

In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:

  • Register here, or by phone 800-943-2189
  • Choose Louisiana.
  • Choose Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
  • Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)

NOTE:
1.   You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2.  When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3.  When allowed by Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.

Fees

  • Adding funds to your account - $3.00 
  • Cost of phone call of a Prepaid Collect Account - $0.21 per minute
  • Cost of an interstate (ex. Louisiana to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. Louisiana to Louisiana) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost if you set up your account (or fund it) by phone using a live agent, you will be charged a one-time fee of $5.95.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Calcasieu Parish inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish

To send commissary money to an inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Louisiana, then select Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility.


 

How to Have Remote Video Visits and 'At the Jail' Visits with an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish

To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with correctpay.com to communicate with your Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility inmate, follow the instructions below:

Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

  • Register by creating an account here.
  • Add a payment method.
  • Select Louisiana
  • Select Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility
  • Select your inmate
  • Schedule a visit.

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364

For all the information on remote video visits and 'at the jail' visitation for Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How to Send a Secure Email or Text Message to an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish

To send a secure email message and digital photos to an inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Louisiana, then select Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court... So be careful what you write.
  • Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
    Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
    Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Calcasieu Parish Work Release Facility and send them photos, check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Calcasieu Parish. 
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364