Oregon State Penitentiary

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Oregon State Penitentiary

Oregon State Penitentiary

Oregon State Penitentiary is a maximum security prison located in Salem Oregon.  It can house 2,194 adult male offenders.  Inmates are secured by ten armed guard towers, and a 25ft high wall.  It is the only maximum security penitentiary in Oregon, and is also where the state houses death row inmates.  Offenders are housed in units that address their personal and security needs, including housing specifically for inmates who are preparing to be released and offenders who have special needs.

Offenders at Oregon State Penitentiary participates in the Oregon Corrections Enterprise Industries, and provides work opportunities for inmates in a laundry operation, a metal shop, a furniture factory and in a customer service call center.  Inmates are also encouraged to participate in educational courses that include English as a second language, adult basic education and the ability for inmates to obtain a GED.

Visiting Hours at Oregon State Penitentiary:

General population inmates at Oregon State Penitentiary have visiting everyday from 7:15am-10:15am and from 12:30pm-3:45pm.  Inmates who are in the infirmary, behavioral health unit, disciplinary segregation unit, Death Row unit, and intermediate care housing have visits by appointment only.  You can schedule a visiting appointment by calling (503)-378-2597.

Physical Address:

Oregon State Penitentiary
2605 State Street 
Salem, Oregon 97310-0505

Telephone:

(503)-378-2453

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Oregon State Penitentiary
2605 State Street 
Salem, Oregon 97310-0505