Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing Adults

MCF-Red Wing Adults is a 45-bed minimum-security unit for male inmates that is located inside of the juvenile facility, MCF - Red Wing. Inmates at MCF-Red Wing are transitioning from prison back into the community through work and programming. 

For more information about what to expect when your loved one is incarcerated in a Minnesota Correctional Facility, you can click here for the 15-page handbook.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing (adult) are as follows:

  • Wednesdays through Fridays                 3:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • Saturdays                                                  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Sundays                                                     3:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Visiting is closed on all State Holidays.

Visiting Applications

All Red Wing Adult visiting applications are processed at MCF-Rush City. Applications sent to Red Wing will cause a delay in processing time. You can find Visiting Application Forms in English and Spanish by clicking here. You will need to print off the application and mail in the application.

All visiting applications must be sent to :

MCF-Rush City
Attn: Visiting Unit
7600 525th Street
Rush City, MN 55069

If you have questions about the visiting applications, please contact the Rush City Visiting Unit at 320-358-0400.

General Visiting Rules

Your pockets must be empty with the exception of the locker key and your photo ID. Lockers can be used to secure your personal items. All watches, fit bits, wearable technology, etc. must be placed into a locker or left in your vehicle.

Nitro pills, inhalers, walkers, canes, and some other medical items may be allowed in with prior approval.

The adult escort of the minors under the age of two are allowed specific items. They are:

One pacifier, one clear non-tinted bottle or clear spill proof cup, one one-ply receiving blanket, two diapers, and wet wipes.

Dress Code

Conservative clothing is required for all ages. Clothing must cover the upper body to include shoulders, upper and lower back, midriff and cleavage. Visiting staff have the authority to refuse admission to anyone whose attire violates the visiting dress code. 

Additional guidelines include, but are not limited to: 

  • See-through clothing, sheer fabric material, sleeveless clothing, and clothing with holes or lace that would expose any part of skin is prohibited. 
  • Tight or form fitting clothing that is revealing is prohibited. 
  • All pants, jeans, or slacks must be worn at waist level. 
  • Undergarments must be worn at all times and must prevent from revealing anatomy. Underwire bras containing metal are not allowed. 
  • All skirts and dresses must cover the knee when seated. 
  • All shorts must cover no less than mid-thigh when seated. 
  • No hooded garments are allowed inside the visiting room. 
  • No hats, scarves, bandanas, or headgear of any kind. Religious headgear must not interfere with verification of identity and is subject to search. 
  • All blazers, suit jackets, and sweaters must be removed and will be searched prior to coming in.
  • No outdoor jackets, vests, or coats (this includes ponchos, shawls and jean jackets). 
  • Footwear must not present a security or safety concern. Boot height must not exceed midcalf. No sunglasses of any kind are allowed. 
  • All clothing must pass metal detection.

Video Visitation

Video visitation is available at all Minnesota DOC facilities. To participate in a video visit with an offender, you must be on their approved visitors list. 

To schedule a video visit with an inmate, go to www.Jpay.com. You must have an account with JPay, and video visits are 30 minutes long and cost $9.95.

Video visiting scheduling is unique to each facility and each living unit. The JPay website is set up so you can only schedule a visit when the kiosk is available in the offender's living unit.

All video visits are recorded and subject to monitoring. 

Joining a video visitation
Scheduling a video visitation
Testing a webcam for a video visitation
Troubleshooting video visitations
Video visitation FAQs
Video Visitation Rules

Physical Address

Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing
1079 Highway 292
Red Wing, MN 55066

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/ZvvtXZAAZRH8YH9EA

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and DOC Number
Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing
1079 Highway 292
Red Wing, MN 55066

Officers open and review all incoming inmate mail for the presence of contraband. You must include the offender's commitment or department recognized legal name and Offender Identification (OID) number on all correspondence.

Incoming mail may include: paper with words/drawings; photographs (Polaroid photos must have the backing removed); periodicals and published materials shipped from the publisher; and clippings or photocopies of published materials that meet criteria. 

Signed greeting cards and postcards are allowed, however cards that play music or have electronically recorded material on them are prohibited.

Incoming mail is limited to 16 ounces per item. A maximum of 20 photographs are allowed per envelope. Polaroid photographs must have the backing removed.


The Minnesota Department of Corrections has an online email system for inmates via JPay. To send an email to an offender, please visit JPay to create an account and send letters electronically. Before you can send an email, you will need the inmate's ID number.


Videograms are 30-second videos that you can record and send to an inmate. Visit www.jpay.com for more information on how you can send videograms.

Videograms are reviewed by JPay employees to ensure they meet MN DOC criteria before they are delivered to the inmate. Click here to view the videogram rules. If your videogram is rejected, you will not receive a refund.

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make monitored outgoing calls during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Minnesota, please click here.

How to Send Money

The Minnesota Department of Corrections uses JPAY and MoneyGram for inmate money services. 

How to send money:

  • JPAY Website
  • MoneyGram locations (including CVS and Walmart). Receive Code is 1279.
  • Money Orders and cashier's checks mailed to the lockbox - no charge, however must be mailed with a money order deposit form. Payable to Jpay: PO Box 246450, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
  • Click the links below to download the money order deposit form.

Programs For Inmates

Inmates at MCF-Red Wing Adults are transitioning from prison back into the community through work and programming. Inmates learn trades working with plumbers, carpenters, and electricians. Inmates can become certified in boiler, skid loader and forklift operations. 

The facility also has community-based employment through the Institution Community Work Crews (ICWC) and Sentence to Service (STS) programs. They learn lawn care, construction, building maintenance and recycling operations. The facility also has a garden where 75% of the produce is donated to the area food shelf.

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Careers at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing Adults

If you are interested in a career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing, you can find job listings by clicking here.