South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility

Contact and Location

Telephone and Fax

  • Tel (304) 558-1336
  • Fax (304) 558-7307


1001 Centre Way, Charleston, WV 25309 (Kanawha County)


  • From Interstate 64 East or West: Exit at US Route 119 South, Oakwood Road; travel 4.8 miles South on US Route 119 and turn left onto Southridge Boulevard; travel 2/10 mile on Southridge Boulevard and turn right on Centre Way; travel 6/10 of a mile to 1001 Centre Way.

About the Facility

T​he South Central Regional Jail and Correctional Facility is located in the Capital City of Charleston. This facility has been in operation since 1993 and contains the state’s only Forensic Evaluation Unit.


Ronnie Thompson

Counties Served

Jackson and Kanawha.


Non-Contact Visitation

  • Visitations are scheduled by offender requests on the available days approved by the facility.
  • Only two adults or one adult and two juveniles are allowed. If juveniles are present, the visitation forms must be notarized and turned in.
  • Please have the following information available for each adult visitor:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Telephone Number
    • Driver's License Number
  • Only one visit every 30 days from their last visit.
  • If you arrive late for your visit you will only receive the remaining time in your scheduled time slot.
  • Visitation Clothing Policy is strictly enforced:
    • No clothing that is provocative, tight (i.e. spandex, leggings, jeggings, etc.), see through, or low cut (females are required to wear bras).
    • No tank tops, no camis, or cold shoulder shirts. All shirts must have sleeves, male or female. No exceptions.
    • No skirts or shorts shorter than two inches above the knee.
    • No pants with holes.
    • No bib overalls.
    • No open toed shoes or sandals.
    • No piercings.
    • No jewelry.
    • No hats, scarves, coats, jackets, hoodies, keys, lighters, wallets, purses or cell phones allowed in visitation. These items may be placed in a locker.
    • Due to security issues, no orange clothing may be worn.
Visitation Schedule
​Day ​Hours
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  • No visitation.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.