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Visiting Transportation Services

Western Van Service

silhouette family minivan

Western Van Service is a locally-owned, veteran-run transportation service serving Washington state. While this is not a Department of Corrections sponsored program, Western Van Service provides a free service that can assist you in visiting offenders. Please contact Western Van Service for more information about their program.

Western Van Service schedules round-trip visits to the below Department of Corrections’ facilities:

The current schedule runs July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Click here to view the van transportation schedule. Adobe PDF of transportation schedule



  • Please email (western.doc@comcast.net) or call (360-724-8775; between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at least ten (10) days before your travel date to request transportation. Please include in your email or phone call the following information:
    • The facility
    • Offender’s name and DOC number
    • Your name
    • Email address
    • Phone number(s)
    • Address
  • A staff member from Western Van Service will contact you two (2) days before the trip to verify information.

Important Information:

  • All trips are round-trips, no over-night trips.
  • Email or call to get on the list, first come, first served.
  • Pickup points are Park & Rides.
  • Vehicles will arrive on time for loading and departure on time. Late arrivals will have to reschedule.

For questions, contact: