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Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women (MCCCW)

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Facility Alerts & Notices

Before visiting, check for notices that may impact your travel plans. For visitation cancellations, you can follow Twitter logo@WADOCVisits on Twitter.

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Effective Monday, 16, 2022, all individuals housed in Mission Unit were moved to Bear Unit. Please continue to use Mission Unit when scheduling visits.
  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022: The facility continues to have issues with all incarcerated phone lines. It is anticipated repairs should be completed by Friday, May 27th by 11:00 PM (if not sooner). The kiosks and JPay are now working.
  • Effective Saturday, March 5, 2022: MCCCW visitation will resume for Saturday and Sunday only. Approved visitors of all ages are now able to schedule a contact visit for up to three hours except where prohibited by policy.
  • Friday, June 11, 2021: National inventory supply chain issues are causing delivery delays for the bi-monthly food package program. See the package program page for more details.
  • Current COVID-19 visit/volunteer restrictions (pdf) and COVID-19 prison visit guidelines.

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

Approved visitors may schedule visits using the COVID-19 Prison Visit Appointment Request form. See COVID-19 visitor guidelines, frequently asked questions, and current COVID-19 visit/volunteer restrictions (pdf) for more information.

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.

Family Friendly Events

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

Regular Visiting Hours

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 JPay at least 24 hours in advance.

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 pm.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
  • Beyond Trauma
  • Business Technology
  • College Readiness Course
  • Domestic Violence Survival Group
  • Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB)
  • High School Equivalency (HSE)
  • Job Seeking Skills
  • Moving On
  • Partner in Parenting
  • Pawsitive Prison Project & Cat Adoption Program
  • Read to me Mommy
  • Roots to Success
  • Sustainability in Prisons Project
  • Transition to Life
  • Women’s Conference

Research Based Programs

Work & Vocational Programs

  • Butterfly Rearing Technician
  • Community Service Work Crews
  • Education Teacher Assistants
  • Fisheries Work Crew
  • Food Services
  • Horticulture
  • Janitorial
  • Library Clerks
  • Maintenance
  • Recreation Teacher Assistants
  • Warehouse Clerks

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 Armina 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 WCCW Body Scanner project, implementation of drug detection technology and met with front line employees at each of the facilities to gain their insight.