Sheriff’s Inmate Work Program (SWEWP)

Harris County Jail Suspends the SWEWP (Sheriff’s Weekend Work Program) To Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak

This week, Harris County was placed under a public health disaster declaration due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To prevent the potential spread, the SWEWP will be suspended until further notice. The measures are being put into effect to protect our staff and inmates.
The suspension will be effective, Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

All defendants are instructed to monitor this site for updates on the programs reactivation and other important information.

If you have any questions regarding the program, call the SWEWP staff at (346) 286-1216, between the hours of 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday – Friday. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, but the health of our staff, inmates and community is our priority.