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MI DOC - Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC)

State Prison

Last Updated: July 01, 2020
Address
9036 East M-36, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
Beds
520
County
Livingston
Phone
734-449-3320

Woodland Center Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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MI DOC - Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 734-449-3320

The inmates housed at Woodland Center Correctional located at 9036 East M-36 in Whitmore Lake, 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.

The Woodland Center Correctional Facility is a level I and level IV state prison facility with a capacity to house 352 adult males comprised of six housing pods, currently used for Michigan Department of Correction's inmates are located in Whitmore Lake. The inmates are housed in one of six pods. Many of those located at this prison suffer from a severe mental illness and require separation from general prison populations. Regular evaluations and treatment are provided for inmates, as well as an on-site infirmary. Offenders are secured by a curved 14-foot high fence covered in anti-climb fabric and hooked up to an electronic detection system. Every prisoner is outfitted with an electronic tether unit that ensures they are always accounted for.

An infirmary provides medical services for all prisoners being housed. A food serving area is located within the housing complex and the kitchen is located outside the secure perimeter.
The majority of prisoners have serious mental illness and cannot function adequately in a general prison population. They receive evaluations and treatment services from the Corrections Mental Health Program (CMHP) and are classified into acute care, rehabilitation treatment services, or crisis stabilization services.

Programming - A wide range of therapeutic programs are offered. Prisoners also have access to religious programs, general library and law library. Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care. Medical emergencies are referred to a local hospital as needed.

Security - The prison is surrounded by a 14-foot curved fence with anti-climb fabric and a special electronic detection system. Each prisoner wears an electronic tether unit. Vehicles with armed personnel patrol the perimeter.

AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older except under certain circumstances 17 and below which are than housed separately
SECURITY LEVEL: IV

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MI DOC - Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC) 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.

OCTOBER 9, 2020: THE MDOC IS MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS TO PILOT VIDEO VISITATION AT SEVEN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES STATEWIDE

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 - Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC) - 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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