Women's Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC)

The Women's Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC) is a prison in Vandalia, Missouri, in the United States.[1] It is a part of the Missouri Department of Corrections. Inmates were first assigned to the WERDCC in January 1998. The prison houses 2,076 minimum to maximum security female inmates and certified juveniles. It acts as the intake center for females entering the prison system from around the state and also includes a permanent inmate population. This prision houses female Death Row for the state. The Center processes female inmates for assignment to permanent population at WERDCC, Chillicothe Correctional Center or the community release center treatment programs for women in St. Louis or Kansas City. Processing includes prison orientation, educational, psychiatric and medical testing, risk assessment, AIDS testing and a drug education program.

Women's Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC) Contact Details

Address: 1101 East Highway 54, Audrain, MO
City: Vandalia
Zip: 63382
Phone 1: 573-594-6686
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Friday 9:30am-1:30pm and from 2:30pm-6:30pm
Saturday 9:30am-1:30pm and from 2:30pm-6:30pm
Sunday 9:30am-1:30pm and from 2:30pm-6:30pm