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Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

Coyote Ridge Corrections Center
Facility Location:

1301 N Ephrata Ave
PO Box 769
Connell, WA 99326
Driving Directions | Aerial PhotoAdobe PDF Document

Facility Contact:

Business Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Main: (509) 543-5800
Health Services: (509) 544-3549

Facility Notices:

  • Debtek cards may be used during Family Friendly Events.

Facility at a Glance

Superintendent: Jeffrey A. Uttecht

Superintendent: Jeffrey A. Uttecht

Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC)
  • Custody Level: Minimum, Medium & Long-term Minimum
  • Units and Custody levelsAdobe PDF Document
  • Operating Capacity: 2,468 male offenders
  • Year Opened: Minimum Security – 1992
    Medium Security – 2009

Visiting Information

Visit the Friends and Family website for great information including how to prepare for visiting with children.

For for additional forms and details on how to apply for a visitor who is a minor, please review the Visiting With a Minor web page.

Visitor’s Application: Please fill out the Online Application or the hard copy Visit Application. Submitting multiple visit applications for an individual visitor will cause a delay in processing.

Our Extended Family Visiting unit has supplies provided by the facility. Please review the EFV Allowable ItemsAdobe PDF Document list before arriving for an EFV visit.

Family Council

We recently sent in information regarding the family councilAdobe PDF Document at CRCC. After review of the criteria used by other facilities, CRCC has adopted the following criteria for determining whether an offender may or may not participate in a family friendly function.

1. When an activity or event is primarily intended for minors to participate:

2. When an activity is intended for adults (significant women day or significant men day):


Educational & Offender Change

Work & Vocational

  • Correctional Industries (CI) employs offenders in their Laundry Operation, Textiles Factory, Pillow/Mattress Factory, Food Factory and Pheasant Farm
  • Food Service
  • Janitorial
  • Ground keepers
  • Motor Pool
  • Information Technology, Building Maintenance, Welding, Auto Repair and HVAC
  • Community work crews

Community Involvement

Several community work crews employ offenders, supervised by trained correctional officers to provide services to surrounding communities at a reduced cost. Public agencies and non–profit organizations hire offender crews to maintain properties, buildings, parks, roads, water lines and sewage systems.

There is lodging assistance for family visitors with the Room at the Inn reservation formAdobe PDF Document.