Woodland Center Correctional Facility

Coordinates: 42°26′32″N 83°45′52″W / 42.44231°N 83.76444°W / 42.44231; -83.76444
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Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC)
Entrance to Woodland Center Correctional Facility
LocationWhitmore Lake, Michigan
Coordinates42°26′32″N 83°45′52″W / 42.44231°N 83.76444°W / 42.44231; -83.76444
Security classLevel IV
Opened2009 (2009)
Managed byMichigan Department of Corrections
DirectorWarden Jodi DeAngelo
Street address9036 East M-36
CityWhitmore Lake
CountyLivingston County, Michigan
ZIP Code48189
CountryUnited States
WebsiteOfficial website

Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC) is a Michigan prison for male prisoners with serious mental illnesses who cannot function adequately in a general prison population.[1][2][3]


The prison was opened in 2009 and has 10 housing pods, currently used for Michigan Department of Corrections male prisoners 18 years of age and older, except under certain circumstances when prisoners age 17 and below are admitted and housed separately. The facility is capable of providing on-site routine medical and dental care. Medical emergencies are treated by nearby hospitals. Food is prepared at a kitchen outside the secure perimeter and served at a designated area within the housing complex. The facility also provides religious programs, a general library, and a law library.[1]

The facility perimeter is patrolled by vehicles with armed personnel and surrounded by a 14 feet (4.3 m) curved fence with anti-climb fabric and an electronic detection system.[1]


The facility offers therapeutic programs, including evaluations and treatment services from the Corrections Mental Health Program (CMHP) which are classified into acute care, rehabilitation treatment, or crisis stabilization.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Woodland Center Correctional Facility (WCC)". Michigan Department of Corrections. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  2. ^ "From the Daily: Arrest this development". The Michigan Daily. October 2, 2011. Retrieved 2015-01-09.
  3. ^ Davis, Paula M. (September 27, 2011). "Bill to ban porn in Michigan prisons could be amended to focus on depiction of hardcore acts". MLive.com. Retrieved 2015-01-09.

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