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Clarinda Correctional Facility
Quick Facts
NameClarinda Correctional Facility (CCF)

2000 North 16th St.

Clarinda, IA 51632

Phone(712) 695-7140
WardenStephen Weis
CapacityApprox. 1,000
In-Person Visiting Hours

Saturday (8:30 am - 6:30 pm)

Sunday (8:30 am - 6:30 pm)

Reservations in Ameelio App ONLY

Limited to 4 visitors per visit

Video Visiting Hours

Monday (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Friday (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Saturday (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Sunday (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Ameelio App ONLY

50-minute visiting blocks

Visiting InformationVisiting Page
Ameelio InformationAmeelio Page

*Note: If you do not have access to use the Ameelio app, you may contact the prison directly to discuss manually scheduling an in-person visit. Please call (712) 695-7140 and speak to the incarcerated individual's counselor.

*Reminder: Per department visitation policy, all visitors upon entrance to the institutions shall be subject to search. Security and contraband control are critical operational requirements, necessitating a search of all visitors by trained correctional staff. Searches may include, but are not limited to, a pat down, metal detectors, electronic ion scanners, other electronic devices, or visual searches. If visitors refuse to comply with the department visitation policy, entrance to the visiting room will be denied. 

Programs Offered
Achieving Change Through Value-Based Behavior (ACTV)

Becoming aware of their emotions and thoughts

Defining their own personal values

Learning new ways to respond to emotions and thoughts

Noticing the consequences of their behavior

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Bee program

Dietary, maintenance, grounds, warehouse, and facility sanitation

Dog program

Landscaping (2,000 hours) - Iowa Western, DOC, Department of Labor

Iowa Prison Industries

Industrial manufacturing (plant-producing cargo trailers)

Welding or Mental Fabricating Apprenticeship Program (6,000 hours of on-the-job training, 450 classroom hours)

Iowa Western Community College

Digital Literacy


Life Skills


Microsoft Office

Special Education classes

FY2020 CCF Annual Report