Alex City Work Release

Alex City Work Release Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: February 20, 2021

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Location Highway 22 West, Alex City, AL, 35011
Official Website

Alex City, Alabama is known for the Alex City Work Release. The Alex City Work Release is situated in Tallapoosa County.

The Alex City Work Release is known as the maximum-security facility in all the state of Alabama. The facility is licensed to hold just over 346 adult male offenders.

The Alex City Work Release is also known for housing Alabama’s death row inmates as well.

Just like any other correctional institution, the Alex City Work Release has a variety of programs that inmates can participate in such as the following:

  • Moral Recognition Therapy

  • Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Individual Counseling

  • Sex Offender Treatment

  • GED Programs

  • Adult Basic Education

  • Work Programs

Alex City Work Release — General Information

Facility Name Alex City Work Release
Facility Type State Prison
Address Highway 22 West, Alex City, AL, 35011
Capacity 346
Facility Type Adult
City Alex City
Postal Code 35011
State Alabama
County Tallapoosa County
Official Website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

When you are corresponding with an inmate in the Alex City Work Release, please make sure you have your return address on the envelope and address it to the inmate as well. You will need to have the inmate’s full name and their identification number on the envelope to ensure it will get to the correct person.

Sending Money

If this is your first time with an inmate in any facility, you will want to get acquainted with Jay fast. Start by making an account. You will be using this account to give money to an inmate while they are in the Alex City Work Release.

Phone calls

Inmates are permitted to make calls out to their loved ones. All calls will be 15-minutes long and they will be during the hours of 7 am to 10 pm.


Inmates in the Alex City Work Release will be able to have visitors.

If you are looking to visit a general population offender or an offender who is on outside detail, you can come on the weekends between the hours of 7:30 am to 1:45 pm.

If you are looking to visit an inmate in protective custody, you can visit on the first Saturday of the month between 7:30 am to 1:45 pm.

You will be required to be registered no later than 10 am to be able to visit an inmate during that day.

Please keep in mind, if you are visiting a segregation inmate, these visits will be no contact. These visits will be held on Thursdays and you must request an appointment no more than a week in advance.

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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