Iowa State Prison

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Updated on: August 25, 2020

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Location 3 John Bennett DrivePO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627
Official Website http://www.doc.state.ia.us/Institutions.asp

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One of three state prisons in Iowa, this facility has 18 housing units and 10 support buildings on 171 acres. Currently, Iowa State Prison can house nearly 588 inmates at any given time. It is the only one of the three state prisons to house female offenders and juveniles. Currently there are males and females in custody at all different custody levels (minimum, medium, and close).

Iowa State Prison — General Information

Facility Name Iowa State Prison
Facility Type State Prison
Address 3 John Bennett DrivePO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627
Capacity 588
Facility Type Adult
City Fort Madison
Postal Code 52627
State Iowa
County Lee County
Official Website http://www.doc.state.ia.us/Institutions.asp

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail to inmates is encouraged, and you can send mail in either a legal or letter envelope.

While all mail at Iowa State Prison will be inspected, incoming and outgoing mail will only be censored if there is possible evidence of contraband, with suspicious materials included in the mail.

Here is what information is needed on both incoming and outgoing mail:

Outgoing mail needs to have a return address listed for the inmate. It should look like this:

Senders Name & Inmate Number

Current Housing Unit

3 John Bennett DrivePO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627

When sending mail to an inmate, use this format:

Inmate Name & MDOC Number

Current Housing Unit

Institution/Facility Name

3 John Bennett DrivePO Box 316, Fort Madison, IA, 52627

Do not forget to include a return address, or your mail will not be delivered to the inmate. You must include:

Senders Name

Current Address

City, State, ZIP

Sending Money

The best way to send money to an inmate is to do so online, and you can follow instructions here.

You can also send money in person by following these instructions.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Iowa State Prison cannot receive calls, but they can make outgoing calls through Global Tel Link. Reach out to their customer service center at 1-877-650-4249 for account information or billing inquiries, and to set up an account for an inmate. They use an automated system pay in advance. You can do this 24 hours a day. You will be able to create an account, make a credit card payment and check on account balances by calling at 1-800-483-8314.

Visitation

Since there are so many inmates and they are housed at different custody levels, there are a lot of different visitation rules depending on the type of custody level. Start by reviewing the list of visitation rules found here.

There are different visitation times available depending on custody level. Reach out to the Iowa State Prison to arrange a visit.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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