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Quick Facts
NameIowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW)

420 Mill St. SW

Mitchellville, IA 50169

Phone(515) 725-5042
WardenMichelle Waddle
In-Person Visiting Hours

Saturday (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Sunday (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Reservations in Ameelio App ONLY

Limited to 5 people

20 visiting stations per 2-hour time slot

Video Visiting Hours

Monday (7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Friday (7:30 am - 5:30 pm)

Ameelio App ONLY

5 GP stations and 2 MLO stations per 1-hour time slot

Visiting InformationVisiting Page
Ameelio Information路  Ameelio Page

*Note: If you do not have access to use the Ameelio app and are an approved visitor with DHS or are an approved attorney, you may contact the prison directly to manually schedule an in-person visit. To manually schedule a visit with ICIW, please call (515) 725-5042 Friday through Monday and ask for the visiting room officer. Special visits are initiated by the Incarcerated Individual.

*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
Iowa Workforce Development

Adults Basic Education

High School Equivalency Programs

Special Education for Eligible Individuals

Iowa Central Community College

English as a Second Language (ELS)

High School Equivalency Diploma (HiSET)

Life Skills


Special Education

Vocational classes such as welding, culinary, baking, building trades, and supply chain management

Iowa Department of Health

Assessment and Referral program

Substance Abuse Prevention

Iowa Prison Industries

Textile Program (on-site vocational training)

Focus on: Career assessment and exploration, decision-making skills, domestic violence, health education, independent living, interpersonal relationships, parenting, self-esteem, thinking patterns, and victim impact

FY2022 ICIW Annual Report