All visitors must produce valid picture identification
Picture identification may include a driver’s license, passport or other form of government identification. Children under the age of 18 may utilize an official birth certificate issued by the Department of Vital Statistics from the state where they were born as proof of identification. Visitors without proper identification will not be allowed to visit.
Upon approval of the visit, visitors shall be required to secure their coat and other personal belongings.
Hats, coats, jackets, shawls, wraps, etc. shall be hung on the coat rack.
Purses, bags, and other loose property shall be secured in provided lockers.
Visitors shall not be allowed to remove items from lockers after securing their personal belongings until they have completed the visit.
Visitors shall be permitted to retain a maximum of $30 in change and bills for vending machines.
Tokens are not utilized at WCF. All items purchased from vending machines shall either be consumed during the visit or disposed of at the conclusion of the visit. Food removed from the visiting area shall not be allowed back into the visiting area at a later time.
Visitors are subject to search, including but not limited to a metal detector search.
Visitors with non-removable medical devices must provide documentation from a physician and such documentation will be made a part of their visiting record.
Visiting registration must be completed and personal items secured before the offender will be called to visit.
Any person refusing to comply with any part of the check-in process and/or any person making a disturbance during check-in, will be subject to the suspension of visiting privileges pursuant to KAR 44-7-104.
Who May Visit?
Relatives and friends on an inmate's approved visiting list may visit in accordance with the following:
No one under the age of 18 is permitted to visit unless this person is a member of the inmate's immediate family.
Level 1 inmates and those inmates on restriction may only visit with immediate family and the person approved as a primary visitor.
Immediate Family is defined as: parents, step-parents, siblings, spouses of siblings, half siblings, step-siblings, children, spouses of children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, spouse, parents of spouse, grandparents or any person filled the role of parents de facto with respect to the inmate as confirmed by the Warden or designee upon review of the social history.Nieces, nephews, aunts or uncles are not considered immediate family.
Those under 18 who are immediate family members to the inmate must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian (other than the inmate)
If the parent or legal guardian of minor child/children is not able to accompany the minor child, he/she is required to provide an affidavit/notarized statement authorizing an adult (who is also an approved visitor) to transport and supervise the minor child on the premises of the facility for the purpose of visiting an offender. An official form may be obtained by the inmate and sent to the legal guardian to complete and return with the visiting application.
Visitors Dress Code
All visitors allowed to visit this facility must be dressed appropriately. The following type of clothing will not be considered appropriate for visiting:
Midriff, strapless or backless garments such as stretch tube tops and halter tops
Bra-less attire (females must wear bras)
High-slit skirts or dresses
Skirts and shorts ending more than 6" above the knee when seated
Attire with objectionable slogans or logos
Tight-fitting clothing or clothing made from spandex
The Shift Supervisor has the authority to deny a visit if the attire is determined to be unsuitable for wear in a correctional facility.
Offender Mail/Personal Property:
Cards, letters and pictures must be addressed and mailed to:
Inmate's Full Name, KDOC#XXXXX
Winfield Correctional Facility
Living Unit (if known)
1806 Pinecrest Circle
Winfield, KS 67156
To send funds to an inmate, please see the Inmate Banking page on this site.
Inmates may not receive any items of personal property from visitors, to include mail, pictures, money, etc. Inmates are not allowed to access the vending machines.
Personal property being sent out by the inmate and received by visitors must be processed by the visiting officer. It is the inmate's responsibility to make these arrangements with the property officers in advance of the visiting period.
No close physical contact between visitor(s) and inmate(s) is permitted other than a short embrace/kiss at the beginning and end of the visit.
Kisses are limited to five seconds in length.
Stroking and fondling is prohibited.
Hand holding - above the table - is the only physical contact authorized during visits.
Visitors and offenders must not obscure themselves, must remain in full view of the Visiting Officer and must remain in the Visiting Center until the visit concludes.
Physical contact between offenders and children is limited to that which is considered appropriate given the child’s age and relationship to the offender.
Restroom Usage and Vending Machines
Visitors and offenders must use designated rest rooms in the visiting area with permission from the Visiting Officer.
Visitor restroom keys must be checked out from the visiting officer.
Offenders must not use rest rooms at the same time as their visitors or at the same time as their visitors go to the vending machines.
Parents or guardians (other than the offender) must accompany minor children to the rest room and/or vending machines.
Offenders are prohibited from entering or accessing the vending machine and/or visitor restroom areas.
A visiting area is provided for private consultation by attorneys, clergy and/or other persons having a statutory right of privileged communication to permit confidential conversation. Arrangements for this type of visit may be made during normal working hours by contacting the unit team 24 hours prior to the requested day of visit and subject to unit team approval.
Must be requested by the inmate to his Unit Team Counselor at least four working days in advance.
Limited to immediate family or primary visitor.
Limited to one special visit every 120 days.
Limited and Non-contact Visiting
Some offenders may be restricted from contact visits. When this occurs, offenders are notified of the reason.
Visiting space is limited.
Offenders are responsible for scheduling limited and non-contact visits in advance of the visit and for notifying visitors of the non-contact schedule.
A maximum of four visitors are allowed per limited and non-contact visiting session.
Food and beverages are prohibited during limited and non-contact visiting.
Physical contact is strictly prohibited during non-contact visiting and limited during limited-contact visiting.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.