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Monroe Correctional Complex

Monroe Correctional Complex
Facility Location:

16550 177th Avenue SE
PO Box 777
Monroe, WA 98272
Driving Directions | Aerial PhotoAdobe PDF Document

Facility Contact:

Business Hours: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Main: (360) 794-2600
Health Services: (360) 794-2600 (Only press 9 and dial extension 6200)

Facility Notices:

  • Saturday, December 12, 2015: SOU Visitation will be closed due to an event. Regular hours will resume on 12/13.

Facility at a Glance

Superintendent: Michael Obenland

MCC Superintendent:
Mike Obenland

Superintendent: Daniel White

Superintendent of Special Offender
Unit ⁄Intensive Management Unit:
Daniel White

Superintendent: Eric Jackson

Superintendent of Twin
Rivers Unit: Eric Jackson

Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC)
  • Custody Level: Maximum, Close, Medium, and Minimum
  • Units and Custody levelsAdobe PDF Document
  • Operating Capacity: 2,400 male offenders
  • Year Opened: 1910

Visiting Information

Visit the Friends and Family website for great information including how to prepare for visiting with children.

For for additional forms and details on how to apply for a visitor who is a minor, please review the Visiting With a Minor web page.

Visitor’s Application: Please fill out either the Online Application, or the Hard Copy ApplicationAdobe PDF Document not both. Submitting multiple visit applications for an individual visitor will cause a delay in processing.

For all visitors: Please note, while walking on facility grounds smoking is prohibited. We thank our visitors for helping this facility stay healthy by covering coughs and preventing the spread of germs and illnesses. Please also read these flyers on influenza and visitingAdobe PDF Document as well as cold vs. fluAdobe PDF Document symptoms.

2015 Visiting Schedules
Washington State Reformatory WSR Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF Document
Twin Rivers Unit TRU Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF Document
Special Offender Unit SOU Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF Document
Minimum Security Unit MSU Visit ScheduleAdobe PDF Document

Family Council

A non–DOC method of communication by and for family members and friends of offenders at MCC was created. To comment or ask a question send your email to the family council at Monroe: mccfamilymembers@yahoo.com.


Educational & Offender Change

Work & Vocational

Community Involvement

Monroe Correctional Complex expands public awareness of the Department of Corrections within the facility through volunteer resources. This partnership encourages supervised interaction between responsible citizens and offenders. Community volunteers provide programs and services that promote positive reintegration into the community. These groups focus on religious, cultural, personal accountability and reentry assistance. Volunteers provide personal and professional expertise in teaching offenders real–life skills necessary to achieve successful transition to community life.

A substantial number of community volunteers offer a variety of social and religious programming opportunities for offenders at Monroe. The facility has two full–time Chaplains to cover the five separate units within the Complex. The facility relies heavily on faith–based volunteers to provide spiritual programming opportunities to offenders of all faiths in accordance to correctional guidelines.