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Lafayette Parish Work Release, LA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 24, 2023
Lafayette Parish Work Release
Location 410 Vermillion Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501
Official Website

About the Jail

The Lafayette Parish Work Release is a medium security correctional facility for adult criminals in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish County, Louisiana. This Lafayette Parish County correction facility has been operating since 1980 and is located at 410 Vermillion Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501. Today, it has a capacity to house approximately 208 offenders. The monthly average of total bookings in the Lafayette Parish County detention facility is 69.

The Lafayette Parish County facility typically houses adult Lafayette Parish County criminals of all races from Lafayette Parish County and sometimes from surrounding locations. It houses Lafayette Parish County offenders awaiting trial, sentencing, or bond and Lafayette Parish County perpetrators serving short-term sentences, usually less than a year. Most inmates serving time in this Lafayette Parish County correctional facility are those convicted of less serious offenses, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those convicted of severe felonies after trial are transferred to Louisiana state or federal correction facilities.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department website operates and manages the Lafayette Parish Work Release. More than 28 staff members are tasked with the facility’s daily operations. Lafayette Parish County detention facility provides safety and security for the offenders and visitors at the jail.

In a typical year, this detention center uses more than 562 inmates in its in-office work details to administer its kitchen, laundry, and other activities.

Lafayette Parish Work Release Inmate Search

If you believe someone you know or a loved one is in Lafayette Parish County detention center, the first place to begin your search is on the Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department’s website. This Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department allows you to conduct an offender search using their search tool. This inmate search system is updated immediately after each perpetrator is booked into the detention facility.

To search, this site requires you to provide the following details about the perpetrator:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Number

If you cannot locate your imprisoned loved one in this database, you should call the Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department and inquire. You can contact the Lafayette Parish County detention center at 337-236-5469. Remember, the facility staff will typically ask you to give the inmates’s full name, age, gender, race, or physical description.

Lafayette Parish Work Release — General Information

Facility Name Lafayette Parish Work Release
Facility Type County Jail
Address 410 Vermillion Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501
Telephone Carrier TelMate Inmate Calling
Capacity 208
Facility Type Adult
City Lafayette
Postal Code 70501
State Louisiana
County Lafayette Parish County
Official Website

Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department

Address 316 West Main Street, Lafayette, Louisiana, 70501
Phone 337-232-9211

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.