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Updated on: August 12, 2021

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Special Alternative Incarceration Facility is a state prison for women that is located in Chelsea, Michigan, and it is operated by the Michigan Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.

The Special Alternative Incarceration Facility actually offers a program where inmates work with dogs, training and preparing them to eventually be adopted. The facility opened in 1987. The facility holds a maximum of 450 inmates at various security levels.

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Special Alternative Incarceration Facility
Facility Name
Special Alternative Incarceration Facility
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
18901 Waterloo Road, Chelsea, MI, 48118
Phone
734-475-1368
Capacity
450
Date Established
1988
Offender Gender
Male and Female Offenders
City
Chelsea
Postal Code
48118
State
Michigan
Country
Washtenaw County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

Since the Special Alternative Incarceration Facility is operated by the Michigan Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, inmates can be located using their website. It can be found here: http://www.michigan.gov/corrections/0,4551,7-119--5043--,00.html

Inmates can be filtered based on their name, “country of commitment”, residential county, or even their next parole board hearing. An “offender number” can also be used for the inmate search, as well.

Sending a Mail

Inmates at Special Alternative Incarceration Facility can send and receive an unlimited amount of correspondence, but there are still rules around mail. All mail is opened and inspected. Offenders can receive 5” x 7” photos, but they cannot be Polaroid or instant photos of any kind. The photos cannot contain nudity either.

Inmates at Special Alternative Incarceration Facility can also receive only a certain number of newspaper clippings and they must be a certain size. They can also receive up to 3 embossed envelopes and up to 5 blank stationary pages or copied pages.

Electronic messages can also be received through the JPAY system. This does cost a fee. Electronic messages can also be read and inspecte.

Friends and family members are also allowed to send food packages, as well. The package must be less than 30 pounds, and inmates on death row are limited to three food packages per year.

Send mail to Special Alternative Incarceration Facility inmates here:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Special Alternative Incarceration Facility

18901 Waterloo Road, Chelsea, MI, 48118

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Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in Special Alternative Incarceration Facility in these ways

  • A walk-in kiosk allows for funds to be deposited, but costs a fee.

  • Deposit money online through OffenderConnect

  • You can deposit funds over the phone for a fee.

  • Send a United States Postal Money Order to this address:

    • JPAY

PO Box 27781, Miramar, FL 33027

It should be noted that if funds are sent through the mail, an Michigan Inmate Money Order Deposit form must be filled out. You can send up to $200 to an inmate at any given time.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Special Alternative Incarceration Facility can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with Michigan prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

All visitors at Special Alternative Incarceration Facility must attend a mandatory visitor orientation program that occurs between 12 PM and 4 PM on all visiting days. Visitors have to schedule their visit at least 7 days in advance, and this must be done through e-mail.

You must include an inmate’s name, an inmate ID number, and the date and time of your visit. You may also have to include additional information about your visit, such as the names of minors that might be visiting an inmate at Special Alternative Incarceration Facility. Visiting days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and occur in two sessions. One session runs from 12 30 PM to 3 30 PM, while another session runs from 4 30 PM to 7 30 PM.

Video visitation can also be arranged, but there is a limit of 30 minutes per video visitation. This costs a fee, but can be done through JPAY during specific hours.

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