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Updated on: July 18, 2022
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Ionia, Michigan is home to the Michigan Reformatory.

The Michigan Reformatory is a minimum-security facility that his home to 1149 adult male inmates.

Inmates that are housed in the Michigan Reformatory have been either convicted with felony charges or misdemeanor charges.

Various select inmates in the Michigan Reformatory will have the chance to have a work assignment. A work assignment can be anything from doing custodial work to food preparation work. These work assignments save the taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars annually by having an inmate do the job instead of a civilian.

In the Michigan Reformatory, inmates who are housed in the east wing will be kept in cells. Inmates who are housed in the West wing will have an open dormitory-style housing situation.

Inmates in the Michigan Reformatory will also have the chance to enroll in academic courses where they can earn their GED and receive other adults’ basic education.

Even the Community College was nice enough to offer various vocational courses including a few construction trades, plumbing, and HVAC for an inmate to learn a skill while they are in the Michigan Reformatory.

Michigan Reformatory - General Information

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    Ionia County

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Finding information on inmates in the Michigan Reformatory is easier than ever. You can find the updated inmate roster available on the Michigan Department of Public Safety website.

The inmate roster is updated regularly, but it can sometimes not give out the most up to date information. If you feel this information is not current, you should contact the Michigan Reformatory.

But, nonetheless, you can use the following pieces of information to search the roster with:

  • Offender Status

  • Inmate Name

  • Offender Number

  • Gender

  • Race

  • Ethnic Group

  • Age Range

  • Birth Date

Send a Mail/Package

If you are looking to brighten an inmate's day at the Michigan Reformatory you can do so by sending them a letter.

If you really want to brighten their day, you can also send them books, magazines, and newspapers as well. However, these items will be required to be sent to the Michigan Reformatory from the publisher. All incoming books are to be new and paperback. No used or hardback books will be accepted.

When sending anything to the Michigan Reformatory, you will always need to have your return address on the envelope or package.

You can make out all mail to the following address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Michigan Reformatory

1342 West Main Street, Ionia, MI, 48846

Sending Money

Just like nearly almost every other jail institution in the United States, the Michigan Reformatory uses JPay. JPay is a service that makes it easier for you to deposit money into the inmate's account.

Inmates will need money in their account to buy supplies to write home, to use the phone, personal hygiene products, among other things.

You can use JPay by logging into your account online to deposit funds. If you do not have access to the internet, you can always call them over the phone to deposit funds as well as going to their kiosk in person.

Phone Calls

Michigan Reformatory contracts with Securtel for their phone needs. For an inmate to call home using Securtel, you will need to set up an account. When setting up an account, you can choose your payment method.

You will be responsible for ensuring there is money on the inmate's phone account, so they can make these calls home to you.

Visitation Rules

The Michigan Reformatory does not allow walk-in visitations like other facilities. If you would like to visit an inmate who is currently in the custody of the Michigan Reformatory, you will need to make an appointment.

You can make an appointment by contacting the Odom Correctional Institution at 616-527-2500


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


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