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Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)

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Facility Alerts & Notices

Before visiting, check this page for notices and alerts that may impact your travel plans.

  • Saturday, April 20: Both visiting sessions will be closed.

Contact & Location

At A Glance

Local Family Council
DOC Policy 530.155 Family Councils (pdf)
Custody Level: Minimum
Living Units & Custody Levels
Capacity: 321 female inmates
Year Opened: 2005

MCCCW Visiting Information

Lodging and Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP)

The Lodging and Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) was developed to help reduce the financial burden placed on families due to the cost associated with travel to/from a facility. Qualifying applicants may request up to two separate $50 reimbursements to assist with the cost of fuel and/or a hotel stay when visiting their loved on. You can find more information and the application at the link above.

Visitor Application Process

To visit an inmate, you must complete the visitor application process. Go to the Prison Visits webpage for information about what is required in your specific circumstances to complete the visitor application process.

The visitor application process must be completed for both Prison Visits and Video Visits.

Visitor Guidelines

The general guidelines that are applicable to all prison facilities is detailed in DOC Policy 450.300 Visits for Incarcerated Individuals (pdf). MCCCW also has its own Visitor's Guidelines (pdf) detailing important notices, visiting rules, guidelines for all visits (prison and video), and regular visiting hours for each housing unit.

MCCCW's Regular Visiting Hours have also been published below as a quick reference for your convenience.

Scheduled Events

Many scheduled events are hosted at MCCCW. These events may disrupt regularly scheduled visiting hours. Please refer to the MCCCW Event Calendar (pdf) for information regarding upcoming scheduled events.

Regular Visiting Hours

Below are the regularly scheduled visiting hours for each unit that accepts visitors at MCCCW. Regular visiting hours are subject to change due to unplanned incidents, as well as scheduled events. Please check the facility alerts & notices, MCCCW Visiting Schedule Calendar (pdf), MCCCW Event Calendar (pdf), and Visitor's Guidelines (pdf) for information that may impact your travel plans.

Friday Saturday Sunday Monday*
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

*Monday visits only occur if it is a state holiday.

Video Visiting Hours

Per Video Visit Expectations (pdf), video visits will be scheduled in 30 minute increments and may not exceed one hour in duration. Video visits may be scheduled by an approved visitor through Securus at least 24 hours in advance.

Securus Terminal
Living Units
Days Time
Daily 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
10:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Video visiting may be extended 30 minutes for an additional fee at the conclusion of the first 30 minute increment. Total video visiting time will not exceed one hour.

Facility Programs

Academic & Partnership Programs

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Business Technology
  • College Readiness Course
  • Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB)
  • Beyond Trauma
  • Beyond Violence
  • Moving On
  • Parenting Inside Out
  • Pawsitive Prison Project and Cat/Dog Adoption Program
  • Read to Me Mommy
  • Video Greetings
  • Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP): Horticulture
  • Grief and Loss
  • Art of Communications
  • Bridges to Life
  • Quilting Club
  • Women’s Village (formerly called Legacy)
  • Clothing Closet
  • The IF Project
  • Religious Services
  • Research Library

Research Based Programs

Work & Vocational Programs

  • Butterfly Rearing Technician with certification
  • Beekeeping with certification
  • Community Service Work Crews
  • Education Teacher Assistants
  • Food Services
  • Horticulture
  • Janitorial Services
  • Library Clerk
  • Chaplain Clerk
  • Maintenance
  • Recreation Teacher Assistant
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Trades Related Apprenticeship Coaching (TRAC)
  • Manufacturing Academy (AJAC)
  • MCCCW Garden Club
  • Chicken Tender Program
  • Paint and Sip Workshops

Community Involvement

At Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW), there is participation on the Community Advisory Board and Family Advisory Committee.

Volunteer Programs

Volunteers are instrumental in assisting in the development of programs aimed at promoting positive changes in personal growth and successful reintegration to society. Volunteer led programs at MCCCW include: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous, Crystal Meth Anonymous, Celebrate Recovery and Bridges to Life.

Giving Back to the Community

Many inmates are in the Circle of Giving program. They utilize the many materials donated by members of the community to craft high quality quilts and crocheted items for homeless and needy individuals.

Additionally, quarterly fundraisers are held and the proceeds are donated to local charities.

Mission Creek Superintendent

superintendent headshot photo

Superintendent Arminda Miller

Arminda started her career in 1998 attending the first Correctional Worker Core offered by the agency. Arminda's first assignment was in the role of a Correctional Officer at the Washington Corrections Center (WCC), Arminda promoted through the ranks of corrections as a Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain in both the men’s and women’s facilities. Arminda also worked as a Human Resources Consultant in the Training and Development Unit (TDU), where Arminda focused on the development of curriculum for Correctional Worker Core, Control and Impedance Tactics, Behavioral Management, and Emergency Management Systems. Arminda's tenure at TDU allowed her to share her passion for developing staff with a focus on integrity and professionalism. Arminda was appointed as interim Chief of Security Operations position at headquarters where she led statewide security policy revisions, participated in the implementation of the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) Body Scanner Project, implementation of drug detection technology and met with front line employees at each of the facilities to gain their insight.