Washington Corrections Center
P.O. Box 900
Shelton, WA 98584
Washington Corrections Center (WCC) is the state's intake facility for offenders who enter the state prison system from city and county correctional facilities. It houses 1,268 medium, close and maximum custody male offenders. Class II operations at WCC are as follows:
The distribution center processes 30 clothing, safety products and janitorial supply orders a day which equates to approximately 7,560 orders a year. Offender workers process, pick, package and ship male offender clothing and janitorial supplies for distribution to all institutions statewide as well as city and county jails. Offenders also assemble and package a variety of emergency kits that are designed to comply with OHSA and WISHA standards. Offenders can earn Certificates of Proficiency as stock clerks and order fillers. This distribution center employs four civilian staff overseeing 24 offenders.
The laundry processes on average 12,029 pounds of linen and clothing a day which equates to 2,790,744 pounds a year. This laundry supports not only this facility, but also both women's facilities, MCCCW and WCCW, and the Department of Natural Resources' fire crew gear and core academy linens. Offender workers can earn Certificates of Proficiency in various laundry skills. Offenders meeting specific criteria can be certified by the Association of Linen Management as Certified Washroom Technicians and/or Certified Laundry Managers. The laundry employs three civilian staff overseeing 31 offenders.