Baraga Correctional Facility (AMF)

Baraga Maximum Correctional Facility 

Baraga County 

Baraga County 


Warden Shane Place
13924 Wadaga Road                            Baraga, MI 49908-9204


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TELEPHONE: (906) 353-7070
OPENED: 1993
AGE LIMIT: Males, 18 and older


There are eight housing units. One is a 280 bed unit for Level I prisoners. The seven other housing units (three for general population and four for segregation) are inside the secure perimeter and house Level V prisoners. Other buildings house food service, health care, prisoner services, maintenance, warehouse and administration.


Prisoner programs include Adult Basic Education and General Education Development preparation. Treatment services include counseling, substance-abuse services, psychotherapy, religious activities and Assaultive Offender Programming.

Prisoners are provided on-site routine medical and dental care. Serious and emergency problems are treated via local community providers, the Brooks Medical Center at Marquette Branch Prison and at the Duane L. Waters Health Care in Jackson.

Double chain-link fences, gun towers, an electronic detection system, razor-ribbon wire and a 24-hour patrol vehicle make up the perimeter security.