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MI DOC - Central Michigan Correctional Facility (STF)

State Prison

Last Updated: July 07, 2021
320 N Hubbard St, St. Louis, MI 48880

Central Michigan CF is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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MI DOC - Central Michigan Correctional Facility (STF) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 989-681-6668

The inmates housed at Central Michigan CF located at 320 N Hubbard St in St. Louis, MI are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Central Michigan Correctional Facility is a secure level I state prison that can house about 2,400 adult male inmates operated by the Michigan Department of Corrections located in St. Louis MI. Offender housing units consist of 7 to 8-bed open bays, with 140 to 160 prisoners in each of the 16 units. There are no individual cells. There are separate buildings for administration, food service, school, maintenance/warehouse, and prisoner services. There are sixteen housing units in total. Prisoners incarcerated here who are close to the end of their sentences can participate in a pre-release program that helps prepare the inmate for leaving the facility. Substance abuse treatment is available for all inmates at Central Michigan Correctional Facility, and a variety of voluntary self-help programs are designed to help restructure inmate behavior. Vocational studies are available in the following areas: custodial maintenance, horticulture, business technology, and various construction disciplines. Offenders can also take adult basic education and GED courses while incarcerated.

AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older


The Central Michigan Correctional is comprised of 16 separate housing units contained in eight buildings. The Facility houses 2400 secure Level I prisoners.

Programming - Pre-Release preparation, psychological counseling, Thinking for a Change, Strategies for Thinking Productively (T4C and STP are cognitive restructuring programs) and substance-abuse treatment are offered. Other programs and services include general and law library, hobbycraft, religious services, recreation programs, barbershop, and a variety of voluntary self-help programs.

An academic and vocational program offers education opportunities. Vocational programs are offered in the areas of custodial maintenance technology, business educational technology, horticulture, and building trades. Academic classes are offered in adult basic education, and general education development..

Prisoners are provided with on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious problems are treated at the department's Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson, and emergencies are referred to the local hospital.

Security - The facility was built incorporating the latest concepts and designs for correctional institutions. The facility is surrounded by two 12-foot fences with rolls of razor-ribbon wire on the side and top of the exterior fence. The interior fence is a non-lethal electric fence with electronic monitoring. The perimeter is also monitored by an electronic detection system. The perimeter of the facility is patrolled by armed personnel, and surveillance cameras are extensively used.

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MI DOC - Central Michigan Correctional Facility (STF) is a facility in the Michigan Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) will cease in-person visiting inmates effective immediately for the safety of staff, prisoners, and the public. This will also include outside volunteers and other tours and groups who routinely come into the prisons.


The MDOC’s Video Visitation Pilot began on October 9, 2020 with online scheduling of video visits at Parnall Correctional Facility (SMT).
The pilot roll out continues, and visitors on the Approved Visitor List of a prisoner housed at the locations listed below will be able to request a video visit.
The basic steps that an Approved Visitor should follow can be found here.

Video Visiting Standards can be found here.

MDOC Pilot Facility Pilot Vendor Online Scheduling Began First Video Visits Parnall Correctional (SMT) GTL 10/9/2020 10/12/2020 G. Robert Cotton Correctional (JCF) GTL 10/13/2020 10/19/2020 Duane Waters Health Center (DWH) GTL 10/16/2020 10/19/2020 Chippewa Correctional (URF) GTL 10/26/2020 10/29/2020 Ionia Correctional Facility (ICF) GTL 12/15/2020 12/18/2020 Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility (MTU) GTL 12/15/2020 12/18/2020 Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility (WHV) GTL 11/9/2020 11/12/2020 Lakeland Correctional Facility (LCF) GTL TBD TBD

Visitation Information

Michigan DOC - Central Michigan Correctional Facility (STF) - Visitation

Visiting Hours

Monday, Thursday and Friday are 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Weekend visits are according to an odd/even schedule, based on the last digit of the prisoner's number.
If the number ends in an odd digit that prisoner may have visitation only on the odd dated weekend day.

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