Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility
Ms. Pamela J. Wallace, Warden
1501 Albert St.
P.O. Box 2200
Racine, WI 53404-0001
Phone: (262) 638-1999
Fax: (262) 638-1777
Visiting Information - English
Visiting Information - Spanish
Institution Annual Report
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The purpose of the Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility (RYOCF) is the care and custody of male offenders, ages 15 through 24, who have been committed to the DOC through the adult courts. The institution shall provide effective security; meaningful programs; accessible quality health care; a safe environment for staff, offenders, and visitors; a caring environment for offenders; and an environment that fosters positive, professional relationships amongst staff, between staff and offenders, and between the institution and the community. The institution will promote personal responsibility and learning for offenders.
Special Historical Notes and Other Institutional Information
RYOCF is the first major Wisconsin correctional institution in the heart of an urban area. This institution is the first in Wisconsin designated specifically for a particular age group within medium-security. The secure perimeter includes two housing units, each containing 120 cells for 450 offenders. There is also a 27 bed Restrictive Housing unit. In addition to the living units, the physical plant includes a visiting room; multi-purpose room/chapel; meeting rooms and staff offices; health services area; education area; recreation field and gymnasium; and a support building, which houses Career Technical Education and food service programs, the laundry, and warehouse. This building is also home to the Conference & Training Center.