North Central Correctional Facility
|Location||313 Lanedale |
Rockwell City, Iowa
|Security class||medium & minimum|
|Managed by||Iowa Department of Corrections|
The North Central Correctional Facility is a minimum security prison located in the Calhoun County community of Rockwell City, Iowa. The facility opened in 1982, on the site of the 1918 Iowa Women's Reformatory.
Currently[update] the institution has about 90 staff members and approximately 502 inmates. The North Central Correctional Facility houses mainly low risk offenders. It offers a variety of educational services, and has contracted with a community college to provide services. Some of the educational services include helping inmates earn their GEDs, special education, and a self study program in 120 subject areas. The facility offers a number of work programs for inmates both on and off the grounds of the facility. There are jobs that provide on-the-job training in welding, woodwork, master gardening, plumbing, and others.