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Publications

A Guide to Accessing Medication for Inmates in Washington State jails

This guide provides information about the rights of inmates to access prescription medication while in Washington State jails. The AVID Jail Project hopes this guide will help inmates and their advocates better understand and exercise their rights.

A Guide to Accessing Psychiatric Medications for People at King County Correctional Facility and Regional Justice Center

This guide, produced by the Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) Program, provides information about the rights of people to access psychiatric medication while incarcerated in King County Correctional Facility (KCCF) and the Regional Justice Center Detention Facility (RJC).

A Guide to the Grievance Process for Inmates in Washington State jails

This guide provides general suggestions for how inmates may use the grievance process in Washington State jails. The AVID Jail Project hopes this guide will help inmates and their advocates better understand and exercise their rights.

A Guide to the Grievance Process For People at King County Correctional Facility and Regional Justice Center

This guide provides information about how inmates may use the grievance process at King County Correctional Facility (KCCF) and the Regional Justice Center Detention Facility (RJC).

Changing your name while incarcerated in a Washington State prison

This resource guide, written by DRW’s Trans in Prison Justice Project, provides information about how individuals who are currently incarcerated

Reentry Resources for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals with Disabilities in King County

This guide provides information about reentry resources in King County. The AVID Jail Project hopes this guide will help current inmates with disabilities plan for their release and former inmates with disabilities access reentry resources in the community.

Resources During Incarceration for Inmates in King County Jails

This guide, produced by the Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities (AVID) Jail Project, provides information about resources available to inmates before they are released from jail. The AVID Jail Project hopes this guide will help current inmates with disabilities identify organizations and agencies they can contact to address concerns about jail conditions or other issues arising during their incarceration.

Tips for Writing Grievances for Inmates in Washington State Prisons

This guide provides information about the Grievance Program for individuals in the custody and under the supervision of the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC). It is intended to be a reference tool for writing grievances. The information in this guide is based on DOC’s Grievance Program Manual and cites to relevant sections within the Manual.

Working With a Public Defender in Criminal Cases

Learn how to get, work with, and resolve conflicts with a public defender.

External Links

Washington Department of Corrections (DOC), Washington DOC Health Plan [PDF]

The Washington DOC Health Plan describes the medical and mental health care services available to individuals incarcerated in Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities, explains services and medical necessity, and provides information about filing appeals and presenting cases to the Care Review Committee (CRC) for approval.