Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center

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Charles Egeler Reception Center Michigan

Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center

Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center is located in Jackson Michigan.  It is a reception and guidance center that is responsible for the intake and processing of all adult male offenders within the Michigan Department of Corrections.  During classification inmates have an extensive series of medical, psychological, educational, and security tests performed to determine which correctional facility will best suit their needs.  Processing through intake takes approximately twelve days, and the average duration of an inmates stay at the Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center is anywhere from 30 to 45 days.

Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center consists of three individual units.  The main complex houses inmates who are being processed.  Duane L. Waters Health Center Unit is responsible for the medical treatment of both female and male prisoners.  The C-Unit houses minimum security inmates who have medical needs.  The entire Charles Egeler Reception facility has a maximum capacity of 1,382 inmates.

Visiting Hours at Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center:

Because this is a reception and intake center inmates located here who are undergoing classification and diagnosis are not allowed visits from friends and family.  Offenders at Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center are allowed attorney and clergy visits only.

  • Duane L. Waters Health Center level V inmates have visits on Thursdays and Fridays 4:30pm-8:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-2:30pm.
  • RGC Detailed Workers level II have visits on Thursdays 4:30pm-8:30pm, and on Saturdays and Sundays 10:30am-2:30pm.
  • C-Unit level I inmates have visits on Mondays and Fridays 4:30pm-8:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm-8:30pm.

Physical Address:

Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center
3855 Cooper St. 
Jackson, MI 49201-7547

Telephone:

(517)-780-5600

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center
3855 Cooper St. 
Jackson, MI 49201-7547