West Tennessee Penitentiary

West Tennessee Penitentiary

480 Green Chapel Road
P.O. Box 1150
Henning, Tennessee 38041-1150
(Lauderdale County)
(731) 738-5044

West Tennessee State Penitentiary

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The West Tennessee State Penitentiary is located at 480 Green Chapel Road in
Henning, Tennessee, and opened in 1990. It is classified as  Maximum Security prison with a capacity of 2,505 inmates and operated by the Tennessee Department of Corrections as a diagnostic assessment classification center for newly admitted inmates.

West Tennessee Penitentiary Education

The West Tennessee Penitentiary education department provides General Educational Diplomas and Basic Adult Education services, college correspondence courses, microcomputer technology class, as well as wood working and masonry. WTSP also has TRICOR operations which consist of a farm, digital tag plant, and a textile plant.

West Tennessee Penitentiary Visitation Schedule

Only 4 adult visitors will be permitted per inmate. Only approved visitors will be allowed access. Visitors 16 years of age and older must have photo ID. Visitors under 18 years must be accompanied by an approved visitor who is either the child’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s). Parent or legal guardians must provide notarized permission for any other approved adult visitor to bring the child and for the child to be searched. The length of the visit will depend upon space available.

Monday 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Holidays 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (one day only)

Routine visitation schedule is Saturday, Sunday and the following designated state holidays; New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

West Tennessee Penitentiary Inmate Calls

Global Tel also known as Offender Connect owns and operates phones at West Tennessee Penitentiary and provides prison call services at all state prisons run by the Tennessee Department of Corrections. The current cost of 15 minute in state prison calls using Offender Connect is $3.60, with an Out of State Offender Connect Call costing $3.15

Save Money On Tennessee Prison Calls

  • 15 Minute In-State Call Using Offender Connect……………..$3.60
  • 15 Minute Out-State Call Using Offender Connect…………..$3.15
  • Any 15 Minute Call Using Offender Connect and Pacific….$1.80

Save Up To $1.80 Per Call

By using Pacific Telephone Company’s Tennessee Prison Call routing service along with Offender Connect, you can legally cut the cost of Tennessee Prison Calls to $1.80 for In-State-Calls or Out-of-State-Calls at Bledsoe County Correctional Complex with a substantial savings of $1.35 to $1.80 per 15 minute call over the current Offender Connect rates. Contact Pacific Telephone Company today at 866.966.8655, and learn how to start saving on prison calls from the Tennessee Department of Corrections, West Tennessee Penitentiary.