Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WRDCC)

Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center is located in St. Joseph Missouri. This facility is considered a minimum/diagnostic custody level. Diagnostic custody consists of all security levels. Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center is an intake and classification center that is responsible for assessing the physical and mental needs of offenders, it is during this period that inmates are assigned a custody level and permanent housing facility based on their assessed needs. The current capacity of Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center is 1,980 male inmates. This facility is also responsible for the Western Region Treatment Center which is a 595 bed substance abuse treatment program. This facility also offers the Family Orientation Meetings which occur once per month and last about an hour. During Family Orientation Meetings the policies and procedures of the Missouri Department of Corrections are explained. For more information about Family Orientation Meetings contact the facility at the telephone number provided below.

Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WRDCC) Contact Details

Address: 3401 Faraon, Buchanan, MO
City: St Joseph
Zip: 64506
Phone 1: 816-387-2158
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Friday 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2:30p PM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM