New Lisbon Correctional Institution

NLCI  Sign and Building Photo

Dan Cromwell,

(608) 562-6400
(608) 562-6410 Fax

*December 2023: Please disregard the end time when submitting your visitation request. Visits will begin at the scheduled time and will last the full two or three hours available. For questions, please contact NLCI by phone or email at

Inmate Handbook: ​​​

Purpose Statement

New Lisbon Correctional Institution (NLCI) is committed to the safety and security of the public, staff, and offenders. Offenders are treated in a humane and constructive manner and will be held accountable for their actions and the positive or negative consequences associated with their choices.  We will encourage offenders to develop goals conducive to positive release planning and their reentry into society. 

Institution Information

Construction on NLCI began in 2001 and was completed the following year.  The facility, a medium-security prison in Juneau County, sits on 100 acres.  Eight buildings include four housing units; a restrictive housing unit; a gatehouse; a health services unit; a school complex; a library; religious programming space; and administrative offices.  NLCI offers academic and vocational education; inmate work assignments; recreation; treatment programs; personal development; reentry modules; and restorative justice initiatives.

*This memo serves as a notice effective October 1, 2020, all correspondence sent to New Lisbon Correctional Institution should be sent to the following address:
                                                                           PO Box 2000
                                                                           New Lisbon, WI 53950-2000

The PO Box 4000 address will no longer be used.