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Woods County Jail

Woods County Jail
407 Government Street
Alva, OK 73717

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Woods County Jail, call the jail at  or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Woods County.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Woods County Jail

The Woods County Jail, located in the city of Alva, in Woods County, Oklahoma is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 260 Bookings, with a daily average of 13 Inmates and a staff of 3.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Woods County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Woods County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Woods County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Woods County Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Oklahoma State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How Do Inmates in Woods County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Woods County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Woods County Jail uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
  • Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678
  • Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Woods County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.

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


 

How Do Inmates in Woods County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Woods County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

Inmate phone services for inmates at the Woods County Jail are provided by Prodigy Solutions.

Send an Inmate a Deposit Online for them to purchase phone cards, or add money to their account so they can call whoever they want, or be able to call only you..

  • Funds may be added in person directly at the Woods County jail from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
  • Persons adding funds to an inmate’s account may use cash or credit cards using the kiosk in the office lobby, or by bringing a money order made out to the inmate’s name.
  • For more information, you can call the Woods County Jail from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, or call Prodigy Directly at 866-700-4545 ext. 7.

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


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Woods County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Woods County Jail follow these steps:

  • Select Oklahoma, then select Woods County Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Woods County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Woods County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Woods County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Woods County.


 

Third Party Jail Inmate Services for Woods County Jail

Communication and Monetary Services for Family and Friends of Inmates

Gone are the days where Woods County Jail supervised their own phone system, mail system, visitation, commissary and inmate money deposit systems. Jails throughout the United States are now partnering with high tech companies to provide and manage these servives for them and the jail in Woods County is no different.

Everything from video calls, to messages to visitation, and even digital mail and money deposits can be done from your home computer or personal device. Inmates in Woods County Jail, if they don't already, will soon have their own personal tablets for watching movies, TV shows, access to educational and and legal information, and more.

As Woods County Jail adds these services, JAILEXCHANGE will add them to our pages, helping you access the services and answering your questions about how to use them and what they cost.

You can check out this information now by going to the: Family Info page, Visit Inmate page, Inmate Mail page, Inmate Phone page, Send Money page, Inmate Bail page, Mugshots page, Text/Email an Inmate page, Commissary page, Remote Visits page, or the Tablet Rental page. 

Woods County Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Oklahoma Woods 13


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

407 Government Street
Alva, OK 73717


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INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
407 Government Street
Alva, OK 73717


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma?
There are 13 inmates in the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Woods County Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Woods County Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma every year?
In 2021, a total of 260 offenders were booked into the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Woods County Jail.

How many people work at the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma?
The Woods County Jail maintains a staff of approximately 3. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Oklahoma law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Woods County Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Woods County Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Oklahoma prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Woods County Jail in Oklahoma?
The Woods County Jail address and phone number is: 407 Government Street
Alva, OK 73717. Their phone number is . To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Woods County Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Woods County Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Woods County Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Woods County Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Woods County Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Woods County Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Woods County Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Woods County Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Woods County Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Woods County Jail?
Call for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Woods County Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Woods County Jail.

This facility, known as "Woods County Jail" is also known as Woods County Jail, Oklahoma, Woods.