- The Iowa Correctional Institution for Women (ICIW) is a medium/minimum security prison located
25 miles east of Des Moines IA in Mitchellville IA
- ICIW provides educational and vocational services to offenders including Adult Basic Education, special education for eligible individuals, G.E.D., and high school diploma certification.
- Internal work assignments and vocational training courses provide vocational training opportunities.
- Iowa Prison Industries also provides on-site vocational training.
- The institution emphasizes responsibility and accountability in preparing women offenders for successful Re-Entry to the community.
- Programs offered a focus on interpersonal relationships, domestic violence, career assessment and exploration, self-esteem, parenting, independent living, decision-making skills, victim impact, thinking patterns, and health education.
- A substance abuse prevention, assessment, and referral program are licensed by the Iowa Department of Public Health.
- The facility also houses an in-patient substance abuse treatment program.
contact us.Iowa Correctional Institution for Women
420 Mill Street SW
Mitchellville, IA 50169
Phone: (515) 725-5042
Fax: (515) 725-5015