Lakin Correctional Center (LCC)
Lakin Correctional Center is a maximum security prison located in West Columbia. It has the distinction of being the only all female prison in the state. Offenders incarcerated at Lakin Correctional Center range from minimum to maximum custody. This prison has a capacity of 543 offenders. Depending on the inmate's custody level they can be housed in a dormitory style housing unit, modular housing unit, multiple occupancy or single occupancy cell. Vocational programs provided at Lakin Correctional Center include culinary arts, horticulture, landscaping, and facility maintenance. Adult basic education and GED courses are also offered. This facility participates in the West Virginia Correctional Industries program and employs inmates in a garment operation, and a sewing and embroidery factory responsible for manufacturing the clothing worn by inmates. Specialized programs at Lakin Correctional Center include the Keeping Infant Development Successful (KIDS) program which allows incarcerated mothers keep their newborn infants with them in a separate designated place within the facility. Another program, called the Paws 4 People program allows inmates to work training dogs to be service animals.
Lakin Correctional Center (LCC) Contact Details
Mailing to Inmates and Staff
Inmate Visiting Days and Hours
|Day of Week||Hours|
|Saturday||8am-10:30am AND 12pm-2:30pm|
|Sunday||8am-10:30am AND 12pm-2:30pm|