Watkins Pre-Release Center is a high security state prison located in city of Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina. It houses adult inmates (18+ age) who have been convicted for their crimes which come under South Carolina state law. A large portion of the inmate's serving time in this jail are condemned for the time of over a year and are condemned for wrongdoings which are not kidding in nature. The jail is worked and kept up by state prison.
Below we have given information about the Watkins Pre-Release Center including inmate search, contact details, visitation hours, driving directions and mailing information.
To prevent the spread of Coronavirus among the inmates, staff & visitors, the use face masks / facial covering is required!
Proof of vacination may be required to enter the facility.
To minimize the spread of COVID-19, & to protect imates / staff, visitor access may be limited / restricted.
To get most recent updates & visitation times, contact Watkins Pre-Release Center by phone:
|Jail Name:||Watkins Pre-Release Center|
|Jail Type:||State Prison|
|Location:||1700 St. Andrews Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29210|
Find on website
If you are searching for information of any inmate that is currently housed at Watkins Pre-Release Center, you can visit the the official inmate lookup link. You can also call the jail / prison on 803-896-8584 to enquire about the inmate.
Note: Keep in hand inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, DOB and inmate ID.
Expand the search
However, If you are still unable to lookup the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try finding on South Carolina statewide inmate search page.
You can send any mail to the inmates who are imprisoned in their respective jail / prison. Please send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.
1700 St. Andrews Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29210
Please make sure the mail or package that you are sending comes under the list of approved items. For further clarification on the allowed items, contact the prison administration directly on 803-896-8584.
Note: In case you want to send packages, you need to get prior approval from the prison administration. Contact the prison / jail staff for more information.
Inmates who are currently imprisoned can receive money into their commissary account via money order, check or cash. Inmate visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate's account at prison administrative office.
Note: When sending the money via money order or check, mention the inmate id and full name on the back of the slip.
Inmates can call to any person outside who are on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The cost of the call is beared by the receiver and the call can be of maximum 30 minutes. During rush hours, the calling time is reduced drastically to 10 minutes.
You need to get yourself registered in the visitors list before visiting any inmate in the prison. If you are visiting someone in Watkins Pre-Release Center, make sure you are in approved visitors list. Confirm with the prison authorities before coming to visit the inmate.
Listed below are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
If you have visited Watkins Pre-Release Center recently or have any experience to share, fill the comment section below.