Iowa State Penitentiary - Fort Madison

The Iowa State Penitentiary (ISP) is an Iowa Department of Corrections maximum security prison for men located in the Lee County, Iowa community of Fort Madison. ISP is part of a larger correctional complex. The ISP itself is a 550-person maximum security unit. Also on the complex is a John Bennett Correctional Center - a 169-person medium security unit. Two minimum security farms with about 170 people are located within a few miles of the main complex. The complex also has a ten-person multiple care unit, and a 120-bed special needs unit for prisoners with mental illness or other diseases that require special medical care. In total there are currently about 950 inmates and 510 staff members. The prison offers adult basic, general, and special education services. The prison offers vocational training in upholstering, commercial cooking, automobile repair, printing, and machining. The prison also provides labor for two large farms, one crop and one livestock. For those with drug or alcohol problems a six-month substance abuse program is offered. Alcoholics Anonymous also operates at the complex..

Iowa State Penitentiary - Fort Madison Contact Details

Address: 2111 330th Avenue, PO Box 316, Lee, IA
City: Fort Madison
Zip: 52627
Phone 1: 319-372-5432
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 8am–4:30am
Tuesday 8am–4:30am
Wednesday 8am–4:30am
Thursday 8am–4:30am
Friday 8am–4:30am
Holiday 8am–4:30am