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NameNewton Correctional Facility (NCF)

307 S 60th Ave. W

Box 218

Newton, IA 50208

Phone(641) 792-7552
TownshipPalo Alto
WardenAdam Yetmar
Land1,476 acres
CapacityApprox. 1,050
In-Person Visiting Hours (NCF)

Saturday (8:00 am - 10:00 am, 10:45 am - 12:45 am, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Sunday (8:00 am - 10:00 am, 10:45 am - 12:45 am, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Reservations in Ameelio App ONLY

In-Person Visiting Hours (Correctional Release Center)

Saturday (8:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Sunday (8:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Ameelio App ONLY

Video Visiting Hours (NCF)

Monday (8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Friday (8:00 am - 8:00 pm)

Saturday (8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Sunday (8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Ameelio App ONLY

Video Visiting Hours (Correctional Release Center)

Monday (2:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Friday (2:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Ameelio App ONLY

Visiting InformationVisiting Page
Ameelio InformationAmeelio Page

*Note: All visitors 13 years and older will need to create an Ameelio Connect account after being approved by the DOC to visit. Ameelio Connect is only available on iPhones, iPads, and Androids. Ameelio Connect is not currently available on computers or laptops. If you are an approved attorney, you may contact the prison directly to manually schedule an in-person visit. To schedule, please call Lorna Marter at (641) 841-7027 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from Monday through Friday.

*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.

About Newton Correctional Facility (NCF)
NCF is located five miles south of Newton on a 1,476-acre tract of land and includes a minimum-security facility as well as a medium security facility. The Correctional Release Center (CRC) currently houses offenders in a variety of of low-secure living areas and is charged with preparing offenders of Iowa鈥檚 correctional institutions for parole, work release or discharge. CRC programs emphasize the need for individuals to take responsibility for their own actions and fall into two primary categories: release preparation and cognitive behavioral programming.
Programs Offered

Adult Basic Education

High School Equivalency Diploma (HiSET)

Special Education

Sexual Offender Treatment Program (SOTP)Programming that attempts to help men who have committed sexual offenses learn how to deal with their deviant thoughts, feelings, and behavior to substitute for the inappropriate and irresponsible behavior, which led to the offense. Treatment intervention, which is provided through group therapy and individual counseling as appropriate, focuses on assisting the individual to accept responsibility, increase recognition, institute change and manage sexually deviant thoughts, attitudes, and behavior.
FY2022 NCF Annual Report