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Updated on: September 7, 2021
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Progress House Work Release


5601 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98406

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This facility in Washington is Maximum Security, and as such there are a lot of rules and regulations governing it. The inmates at the Progress House Work Release are serving long sentences for a different offenses, or some might be serving a shorter sentence if they have been transferred from another facility for disciplinarian reasons.

Progress House Work Release — General Information

Facility Name Progress House Work Release
Facility Type State Prison
Address 5601 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98406
Phone 253-593-2844
City Tacoma
Postal Code 98406
State Washington
County Pierce County
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

This policy online outlines the rules and regulations for sending mail to inmates. Generally, know that you can send letters and postcards to inmates, but do not send any contraband or sexually provocative material. Letters will be opened and screen by the Progress House Work Release staff.

Sending Money

Inmates at the Progress House Work Release are generally permitted to hold money in a commissary account. They can use this money to purchase commissary items or subscribe to periodicals. There are kiosks available to the inmates to access their account balances.

You can send money to an inmate’s account by sending a check, bank draft or money order to:

Washington Department of Corrections
Inmate Accounts Office
5601 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 98406

You should make the check or money order out to Washington Department of Corrections and include the inmate’s name and ID# on the memo line of the check.

You can also deposit money to an inmate online or by calling toll free 253-593-2844.

Phone calls

While inmates at the Progress House Work Release cannot receive incoming calls they can be setup with an account to make phone calls. Set up an account an ADVANCE PAY pre-paid account. Inmates are permitted to make phone calls lasting in duration up to 20 minutes.

For more assistance on setting up a phone account for an inmate call 253-593-2844 or 253-593-2844.


Start by reading the visitation guidelines online. You will need to plan to make arrangements ahead of time for a visit, as visitation rights can be restricted. If inmates do not have restrictions, they will be able to receive visitors three different times per week. The timeslots depend on where the inmates are housed, and you should ask those questions while arranging your visit.

You will need to clear a background check before visiting. You need to be on a visitor’s list before scheduling your visit. You can call the Progress House Work Release to inquire about being placed on a visitor’s list.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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