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Updated on: December 30, 2020
Michigan Reformatory
1342 West Main Street, Ionia, MI, 48846

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The Michigan Reformatory is situated in Ionia County, Michigan. The Michigan Reformatory can house up to 1149 offenders.

The Michigan Reformatory is a minimum and medium-security state facility. The inmates housed in the Michigan Reformatory will typically have the option to be on the work-release program. The work-release program is where the offender can work outside of the facility in the community but report back to the facility when their workday is over.

For an offender to qualify for the above work release program, they will need to have met certain standards.

If an offender did not meet those standards, they could have a chance to get a job within the Michigan Reformatory facility as well. These jobs inside the Michigan Reformatory can be anything from working with horses, maintenance, clothing/garment manufacturing, and working in a warehouse.

Michigan Reformatory — General Information

Michigan Reformatory, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 1149 persons.
1342 West Main Street, Ionia, MI, 48846

Searching for an offender can sometimes be one of the hardest tasks, you will ever have to complete. Since the Michigan Reformatory is a state-operated facility, the task is not so daunting.

The Michigan Department of Corrections will be the agency that operates the Michigan Reformatory, which means, they will be the agency that is responsible for having a database of all inmates they have in custody.

You can find the database located on the Michigan Department of Corrections website. When searching the database, please keep in mind that there will be inmates from other state-owned facilities within the state of Michigan as well.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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All incoming and outgoing mail from the Michigan Reformatory will be checked for contraband. All incoming mail will be required to have the return address listed on the envelope. You should address the envelope to the inmate and have their DC number on it as well to ensure it gets to the offender.

Sending Money

The Michigan Reformatory has three different ways to send money to an inmate.

The first way to send money is via the telephone. You will need to call 616-527-2500. You will need to use a credit card to use this method. Also, please note that this method also will incur a processing fee.

The second way is to mail your money order to the following address:

Michigan Department of Correction:

Michigan Reformatory

1342 West Main Street, Ionia, MI, 48846

The third and final way is to use their online money portal. You will need to use a credit card to use this method. Also, please note that this method also will incur a processing fee.

Phone calls

The Michigan Reformatory has set hours for the offenders to utilize the phone. During these hours, offenders will be permitted to make phone calls home.

All calls inmates will make will be recorded and monitored by prison staff.


Visiting at the Michigan Reformatory will be held between the hours of 12 pm to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

It is recommended to arrive at the Michigan Reformatory about a half-hour early to be ready when visitation opens.

You will need to get in contact with the Michigan Reformatory as the offenders will alternate weekends.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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