Jackson Correctional Institution Wisconsin



Jackson Correctional Institution Wisconsin

Jackson Correctional Institution

Jackson Correctional Institution is a medium security prison located in Black River Falls Wisconsin.  The facility opened in 1996 with an operating capacity of 837 adult male offenders.  Today Jackson Correctional Institution houses approximately 990 inmates.  This prison utilizes the unit management method of managing inmates.  This means the population is divided into small groups called housing units, each of which is individually managed by a team of staff members.  The facility is comprised of five open bay housing units, and three cell housing units.  Jackson Correctional Institution employs offenders in the Badger State Industries program, allowing them to work in screen printing and refurbishing highway and road signs.  Additionally, inmates at this institution can work in various supportive roles helping with the daily operation of the facility by performing custodial duties, and working in the kitchen.

Inmates at Jackson Correctional Institution who do not currently possess a diploma are encouraged to participate in adult basic education courses, and earn a GED during their incarceration.  Classes are also offered in parenting, financial literacy, food preparation, computer literacy, math, business, small engine repair, and welding.  Some of the inmates at this facility are responsible for operating a garden that produces vegetables that are both consumed in the institution and donated to local food banks and nursing homes.  Treatment programs available at Jackson Correctional Institution include anger management, sex offender treatment, alcohol and substance abuse addiction counseling, and domestic violence programs.

Visiting Hours at Jackson Correctional Institution:

All visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitation list prior to attending a visitation session.  Inmates are allowed a maximum of six adults per visit and no more than six additional children.  Weekday visits are three hours in duration, weekend visits are two hours in duration.  Visitors will not be processed into visitation during the count which starts at 11:30am on weekends and 4:10pm on weekdays.  Processing of visitors ends one hour before the end visitation time.  For more information on visiting an inmate at Jackson Correctional Institution read the Visitors Guide here.  The visiting hours for Jackson Correctional Institution are as follows:

  • General Population inmates have visits on:
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2:45pm-8:45pm
    • Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 8am-3:45pm
  • ​Restricted Status Housing visits occur on:
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8am-11am
    • Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-11am and 1pm-3:45pm (processing ends at 3:15pm).

Physical Address:

Jackson Correctional Institution
N6500 Haipek Road
Black River Falls, WI 54615



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Jackson Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 233
Black River Falls, WI  54615-0233

When sending packages use the physical address with the inmate's name and ID number.

When sending money orders to an inmate's trust fund use the following address:
Inmate's Name, ID Number
Jackson Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 116
Black River Falls, WI 54615-0116