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Indiana Department of Correction

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 Facility Summary


Security Level

Avg Daily Population
Calendar Year 2013: 54

Campus style housing and maximum security housing for students unable to manage their behavior in the campus setting.


John Galipeau

1130 MSH 4th Street
Madison, Indiana 47250

Phone Number
(812) 265-6154

Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility (MJCF) provides a safe, supportive environment for committed female adolescents and encourages the development of responsible young women.  MJCF is a maximum security juvenile correctional facility that has the ability to house 167 students. MJCF is the only female facility in the state of Indiana, and the only reception and diagnostic center for newly committed female youths.

MJCF offers a number of groups that address the needs of its student population, including: Criminal and Addictive Thinking, Cage the Rage for Women, Voices, Healthy Relationships, Employability Skills, Substance Abuse, Relapse Prevention, Suicide Prevention, Grief and Loss and several others.

Community Advisory Board

2017 CAB Members

Volunteer Information

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Tops - a 12 week program facilitated by Planned Parenthood
  • Yoga - certified instructor who instructs a yoga class on Thursday evenings
  • Hair Care - certified stylist who offers hair care to students, times vary
  • Girls Inc. - program facilitated by our local Girls Inc. teaching as well as crafts
  • Hanover College Light - student group from a local college that comes to the facility and plays games with the students throughout the school year
  • H.O.P.E Mentoring - currently recruiting college students to mentor through the H.O.P.E Mentoring program. Visit their website for more information and to apply. Feel free to pass along their brochure to interested college students.

Donation Needs

Donations of hygiene products are always welcome.

Community Involvement Coordinator

Debbie Sparks

Please contact the Community Involvement Coordinator if you are interested in volunteering or making a donation. For general volunteer information, please visit the IDOC Volunteer page.