Denver Women's Correctional Facility

Denver Women's Correctional Facility Colorado

Denver Women's Correctional Facility

Physical Address:
Denver Women's Correctional Facility
3600 Havana
Denver, CO, 80239

Administrator:  Dona K. Zavislan


Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID
Denver Women's Correctional Facility
P. O. Box 392005
Denver, CO, 80239

Denver Women's Correctional Facility Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive letters,  and photos.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to an inmate in Colorado

Colorado DOC no longer accepts money orders, all funds must be placed into an inmates account electronically.  Immediate family members or friends of offenders are the only individuals allowed to send in funds to an inmate's account. Do not send funds to inmates that you do not know or who is not related to you. If you are in violation of these terms funds may be confiscated. If you have any questions contact the Inmate Bank at (719) 269-4271.

To send funds by EFT:
Use Moneygram or Send money online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect.

The cost for an EFT varies between companies and varies depending on the method of payment such as internet or by cash in-person transactions. Please compare services and prices of each EFT provider.

For Western Union use the following:

1.  Pay to: Colorado Dept. Corrections
2.  Code City:  CODOC
3.  State: CO     
4.  Sender's Acct #:  Offender DOC# and Last Name

For Moneygram use the following:
1.  Receive Code:  5927
2.  Company Name: CODOC
3.  City: Canon City &     State:  CO
4.  Acct Number:  Offender DOC# and Last Name (no spaces)

Visiting an Inmate in Colorado

The department encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with the inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.

Visitors are not allowed to assemble in front of the Lobby prior to the beginning of registration, which will begin fifteen (15) minutes before each visiting session.  Initial processing will begin at the Lobby at 8:15 AM and end at 10:00 AM; it will begin again at 11:30 AM and end at 2:15 PM

Visits will not be processed for those visitors who arrive at the Lobby between 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM or after 2:15 PM

There will be no visiting on legal holidays unless they fall on normal visiting days.

    All Diagnostic Offenders are allowed contact visits.  Saturday/Sunday 8:30 AM through 3:00 PM

 DWCF Diagnostic Offenders are given a Special Visit request form during their initial orientation.  They may list up to five (5) immediate family members, approval will take approximately ten (10) working days at which time the offender will be notified.  Upon offenders arriving at their assigned facility, a permanent visiting application will need to be completed by all visitors to be processed in accordance with policy and procedure.

    All General Population Offenders and Special Needs Offenders are allowed contact visits. Friday/Saturday/Sunday  8:30 AM through 3:00 PM.

    At DWCF, General Population Offenders may receive visits on Friday and/or Saturday or Friday and/or Sunday, but not Saturday and Sunday.

    Administrative Segregation and Restricted Privileges Offenders are allowed non-contact visits by appointment only.  Friday/Saturday/Sunday 8:30 AM through 3:00 PM

Review the DOC Visiting Rules here before visiting an inmate.


If you are planning on just visiting once or visitors who visit less then twice a year should use the special visitation application.

If you are bringing someone to visitation who is under 18, you will need an authorization for a minor.

Do an inmate search in Colorado

To find an inmate identification number, and other useful information you may want to do an inmate search.


visitation day

If I put a certain day of visitation and it doesn't work out, can I visit the next day or even day before?

Minor visitation

I submitted an application for my two minor grandchildren and wards to visit their mom at DWCF. They are both teenagers. I sent a copy of my custody order with the request. I don't have their birth certificates. I heard the request was denied due to not having included the birth certificates, though I received no word back from DWCF. What do I need to do to get permissíon for these kids to see their mom, accompanied by me, their court-appointed guardian?

BPRichfield's picture

re: Minor Visitation

Do they have school issued photo ID?  If you can't find their birth certificates you could have new birth certificates issued from the county and state they were born, see here for more information.  You may not get any word back from DWCF as they usually leave it up to the inmate to inform visitors of their visitation status.  If you have the court paperwork stating you are their legal gaurdian and some sort of school photo ID for both kids I don't see how they could reject you from visitation.  Did you fill out the Minor authorization form on this page??  If you fill that out it says right on it:

"birth certificate, custody order, power of attorney executed in accordance with C.R.S. 15-14-105, etc., a copy of which must be attached to this authorization."

So if you filled the form out and attached a custody order it should be accepted.  Just make sure you fill out the visiting application too and are aproved.  Bring ID's for all of you when you go to visit.

How far are you from the prison?  I know it is a hassle to go all the way down there on a visiting day and just get rejected and turned around but if it is not too far and you have photo school ID, or Social security cards along with the custody paperwork and have filled out all the visiting applications and minor authorizations you should be good to go.

Let us know how it works out. 

kiki89's picture

Any more information on visitation

Is there any more information available on visiting an inmate?  I want to know what to expect at visiting, is it behind glass, can you touch etc?