Milwaukee Women's Correctional Center
Ms. Sarah Cooper, WWCS Warden
615 West Keefe Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: (414) 267-6101
Fax: (414) 267-6130
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Visiting Information - Spanish
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Milwaukee Women's Correctional Center (MWCC) will provide female inmates
a safe and secure environment that is gender-responsive and that utilizes
gender-specific guiding principles to assist in positive growth through
treatment, education, and appropriate supervision, thereby fostering successful
reentry to their families and communities upon release.
Notes and Other Institution Information
On December 11, 2003, the new 100-bed Milwaukee Women’s Correctional Center opened
its doors to staff, with inmates arriving on December 29, 2003. MWCC is a
facility which provides incarcerated women, their families, and the community
with quality services that are measurable and carefully managed. The staff
strives to maintain a safe and well-structured environment. MWCC provides
an extensive array of services such as, educational opportunities, alcohol and
other drug abuse treatment, re-entry, family reintegration, and more. Inmates
are also given the opportunity to volunteer for various community service
Giving back to the community is a priority at the center and
thousands of community service hours are completed each year. Approximately 50
percent of the women participate in the work release/study release program.
MWCC takes pride in their appearance, as well as their personal interactions.
The employees at the Center are professional, dedicated, and are continually
trying to improve themselves to better serving the inmates. All of our
employees are valued; work in unison with each other and with other agencies;
and are acknowledged for their commitment and skill.