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Jail Programs


Annex BuildingCity of Kent Corrections Facility Programs Office

Address: 8323 S 259th Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (253) 856-5972
Fax: (253) 859-6972

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The City of Kent Corrections Facility (CKCF) offers a variety of jail alternatives for non-violent offenders. After sentencing court you can apply for alternative options such as Electronic Home Detention or Work Release.

The City of Kent Corrections Facility offers the following inmate programs:

  • Out of Custody Work Crew
  • Supervised Work Crew
  • Unsupervised Work Crew
  • Electronic Home Detention
  • Work Release
  • OSA Work Release

Applications must be picked up in and returned in person. To obtain an application you must have a with a copy of your sentencing paperwork.

Application Fees
Electronic Home Detention


Non-Refundable Application Fee

Kent Work Release


Non-Refundable Application Fee

OSA Work Release


Non-Refundable Application Fee

Program Fees

Electronic Home Detention


Per Day

Kent Work Release


Per Day

OSA Work Release


Per Day

A 2-week payment is collected on the first day of the sentence. Weekly payments are collected until paid in full.

Electronic Home Detention

The program utilizes GPS and Breath testing equipment in the home to track offenders.

You may work, attend school or be on total home confinement, based on approval. Some employment may not qualify.  You must live and work in King County or North Pierce County to be eligible.

Usage of breath testing equipment and GPS monitoring equipment must be paid by the offender.

Work Release

The program allows an offender to continue his/her employment outside of the facility.  Some employment may be not qualify.

Housing is dormitory style, located within the jail, in which offenders provide their own clothing and transportation.

Work Crew

Program is available to City of Kent offenders who are not currently employed and within 6 months of release.

City of Kent Work Crew offenders will be housed in a dormitory style area of the jail.  Work Crew offenders with sentences of 9 days or less may report daily and be released at the end of the work day.

Offenders are assigned to job location by Programs Staff and participate in projects such as lawn maintenance, beautification of the city, janitorial and other physical labor skills.

Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.


Participation in any program is conditional upon offender’s acceptance in programs.  You may apply in-custody in the City of Kent Jail or out of custody.  Obtain applications in person.

Outside Agency Commitments court paperwork must specify that time can be served in the City of Kent Corrections Facility.  All Outside Agency Commitments must pay $40.00 application fee and $50.00 daily fees to participate on a program.

Good time is available for all programs if rules compliant and authorized by the court.

Additional work credit days can be earned through the Work Crew program.