Willow River/Moose Lake Correctional Facility
Administrator: Bruce Reiser
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmates may receive letters, Cards that do not contain any electronics or recording devices, and photos (no polaroids are allowed). Include the inmates name and ID number as the mailing address above shows. Be sure you do not mark the envelope or letter in any way, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned. DO NOT SEND STAMPS. Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from the following: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).
Family and friends of an inmate may send money to an inmate in the form of a United States Postal Money order. The Money order Must be made payable to the offender with OID number and must include your first and last name and complete address, including city, state, and zip code.
Completed Money Order must be mailed to the following address:
Offender name, OID number,
MCF- (facility name where offender is housed)
PO Box 1000
Moose Lake, MN 55767
All information contained on the money order must be legible. Money orders showing signs of alteration will not be accepted. Letters and other mailings sent to this address will be returned or discarded.
Offenders are not allowed to receive money from another incarcerated offender's family, visitor, or anyone living at another offender's correspondent address. Offenders from the same family may receive money from their immediate family members.
Send money to an inmate online using your bank account at westernunion.com.
You will need to use the quick collect and the following information to send money to an inmate through Western Union:
Pay to: Minnesota Dept. Corrections
Code City: MNDOC
Senders account number: Offender OID# and last name
Attention Field: Offender's last and first name
The Minnesota department of correction encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.
Visiting Hours are as follows:
|Thursday - Friday||2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (At 3:45 p.m. processing of visitors will stop until the count is clear. Registration desk will close at 8:00 p.m.)|
|Saturday and Sunday||9:00 am. - 3:45 p.m. (At 11:45 a.m. processing of visitors will stop until count is clear . Registration will close at 3:15 pm)|
|Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday||No Visiting|
|Holidays (see below)||No Visiting|
|Segregation offenders may visit on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. via teleconference television, by appointment only.
To make an appointment you must call 218-485-5170 - at least 24 hours in advance Wednesdays through Fridays from 2:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For more information on visitation or answers to any questions you may have read the Inmate Visitation section on the Minnesota Department of corrections website here or contact the visiting staff at 218-485-5170.
Need to know how to find an inmate identification number for an offender in Minnesota? Click here to locate an inmate and access information relating to their conviction and release date.