Muskegon Correctional Facility (MCF)

Muskegon Correctional Facility 

Muskegon County 

Muskegon County 

Warden James Schiebner              
2400 S. Sheridan Drive

Muskegon, MI 49442

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TELEPHONE: (231) 773-3201
OPENED: 1974
AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older


The Muskegon Correctional Facility is a level II double-bunked facility comprised of eleven (11) buildings - six (6) housing units, Food Service, Educational/Leisure Time Activities and Programs and Administration.  Housing Unit One contains a 27-bed segregation unit, Health Care and 180 general population prisoners.  Unit Six is our Faith Base Unit housing 160 general population prisoners.  Remaining Housing Unit houses 238 general population prisoners.


Muskegon Correctional facility offers programs which includes, Special Education and GED preparation and testing, a state-of-the-art Welding program, Horticulture and Employment Readiness classes. In 2019, Hope College partnered with Western Theological Seminary to provide a Christian liberal arts education to incarcerated individuals at MCF through the Hope Western Prison Education Program. After much success, the program became officially accredited in 2021 and now offers MCF students a Bachelor of Arts degree. The Hope Western Prison Education Program is free for incarcerated students and paid for by the college. 

Reentry programing is offered in the form of Violence Prevention Programing, Thinking for a Change, Building Responsible Dynamic Gaining Essential Safety, Substance Abuse Education Phase 2, as well as Advanced Substance Abuse.  A variety of leisure activities are provided.  Religious services are provided along with general and legal library services. Muskegon Correctional Facility also host Prison Fellowships Pre-release Academy and Urban Ministry Institute programing, as well as PAW's for a Cause Dog Training program.

The perimeter security includes a buffer fence, double chain link fences, razor-ribbon wire, electronic detection systems, an armed patrol vehicle and gun towers.