Ojibway Correctional Facility – Michigan

Do you know someone incarcerated at Ojibway Correctional Facility? Ojibway Correctional Facility is a state correctional institution in the Michigan state prison system, which is part of the Michigan Department of Corrections. This site will tell you information about anything one might want to know about Ojibway Correctional Facility such as the following: Find out who’s in prison at this facility? Visitation information. The address and phone number. Sending money and mail. And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Ojibway Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1971
Type: Males
State: Michigan
County: Gogebic County
DOC: Michigan Department of Corrections
Security Level: Level I
Warden Name: Linda Tribley

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Ojibway Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to an inmate at Ojibway Correctional Facility, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the actual location of Ojibway Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below before you send a package or letter to someone in prison to learn how to correctly write the address, and use the correct protocol for mailing a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate protocol, it might not get delivered.

Ojibway Correctional Facility
3001 Newberry Avenue
Newberry MI, 49868

Street Address / Prison location


Ojibway Correctional Facility
N 5705 Ojibway Road
Marenisco MI, 49947-9771

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax Number:

Map and Directions

Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. You should read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page if you are going to try to visit someone in prison.

Ojibway Correctional Facility
N 5705 Ojibway Road
Marenisco MI, 49947-9771


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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t get to call the inmate, however, there are some times when it might be helpful to know the phone number to Ojibway Correctional Facility.

Ojibway Correctional Facility prisoners are able to make calls with:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t send a fax to the inmate, but there might be times when it might be necessary to know the fax number to Ojibway Correctional Facility.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the main email for Ojibway Correctional Facility. You won’t be able to reach individuals using this email address. If you are going to email an inmate, go to the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate at Ojibway Correctional Facility you must use an exact process to make sure that the email gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates are not allowed to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you must follow when mailing a package or letter to a prisoner. If you don’t then what you sent might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Ojibway Correctional Facility officials will open and read all received general mail and packages. Received general postal correspondence may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep security and safety or watch a particular problem confronting any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you should address mail to an inmate at Ojibway Correctional Facility:

Ojibway Correctional Facility
3001 Newberry Avenue
Newberry MI, 49868

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide prisoners a bank-like account for inmate money and for buying things not provided by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add money into these accounts with the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send inmates funds in the mail and will have to send funds to the address below and do so in accordance with the rules provided below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold period, and in this time the prisoner will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that do not have valid inmate information if the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be accepted so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are frequently transported to various correctional facilities in the state, so sometimes you might need to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click the link here to locate an Michigan prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Michigan state prisons: Michigan State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Ojibway Correctional Facility, you must know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Michigan state prison has their own procedures for prison visits and they change often. The procedures listed below might be different now, so make sure to also read Ojibway Correctional Facility’s site to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will ensure each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when entering the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture identification of visitors will be required. The best forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state photo id is OK.

For everything listed below, go to the main prison facility site because this information is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about Ojibway Correctional Facility prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Ojibway Correctional Facility death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Michigan parole coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Details about release procedures for Ojibway Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Ojibway provides Adult Basic Education, General Education Development completion, pre-release, vocational classes and various treatment regimens.

Prisoners are provided with on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious problems are treated at the department’s Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson. Emergencies can be referred to a local hospital.

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Prison Life

Details about what life is like at Ojibway Correctional Facility coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Ojibway Correctional Facility news section to be added later.


A photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Ojibway Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Ojibway Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Ojibway Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a job at a prison? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in your previous job?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to post a comment

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Family Resources

Section about family resources available at Ojibway Correctional Facility coming.


Ojibway Correctional Facility history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Ojibway Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Michigan State Prisons: Michigan State Prisons

Ojibway Correctional Facility Links

The official website:

Michigan Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Ojibway Correctional Facility

Have you ever been incarcerated in Ojibway Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate at Ojibway Correctional Facility?

If you have, then please write a review about it. Tell us about your experience so that others can find out what to expect.

Things you could write in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this facility, include your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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