Drug Abuse Correctional Center

The Drug Abuse Correctional Center is a prison for male inmates that is located in Winnebago, Wisconsin. This facility houses 294 inmates, which are a part of the medium or high-risk Earned Release Program (ERP). 

DACC is part of the Wisconsin Correctional Center System, an "institution" that consists of 14 adult, male correctional centers with a single warden.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Drug Abuse Correctional Center are as follows:

In person visits (one-hour visit):
Wednesday: 3:00pm – 9:00pm  

Zoom/Video visits (40 min visit):
Wednesdays: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday & Sundays: 8:15am – 3:30am
Holidays: 8:15am – 3:30pm

General Visiting Rules

Video/Zoom Visiting Requirements:  

Visitors must have previously completed a Visitor Questionnaire and been approved. Prior to the video visit starting the visitor(s) are required to show an approved form of identification. Children or minors shall be allowed to visit as long as they are already on the approved visiting list.  

All visitors age 16 or older must provide photo identification. Only three approved visitors will be allowed during one visit. Visits are scheduled on a first come first serve basis as space is limited.  

Visits can be scheduled by emailing [email protected] and must note the following:  

  • Who you are requesting to visit.  
  • Everyone attending the visit.  
  • Approximate time requesting to visit.  

Visit requests for the week must be submitted by Tuesdays at 12pm. Visits will be a maximum of 40 minutes in length. 

In-person Visitation Requirements:  

All visits must be scheduled via email correspondence to: [email protected]  

Visit requests for the week must be submitted by Tuesdays at 12pm. Visits for each inmate are scheduled only one week at a time with only one slot per week.  

Only two people will be allowed to visit at one time. Minors must be accompanied by an adult on the visiting list. Visit length is a maximum of one hour. 

All visitors entering must wear a mask. Upon entering, staff will confirm the visit appointment.  All confirmed visitors are required to complete a COVID-19 health screening: 

  • A no-touch temperature check. 
  • Question: Do you have an abnormal cough? 
  • Question: Do you have abnormal shortness of breath? 
  • Question: Do you have a fever/chills? 
  • Question: Have you been in contact with anyone that tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days? 

If a visitor answers “yes” to any of the above questions and/or has a temperature of 100 degrees or above, they will not be allowed to visit.  

Visitors are required to successfully pass the walk-through metal detector prior to Visit Room entry. Visitors are allowed three attempts to clear through the metal detector. 

Once in the visiting room, visitors may be asked to temporarily remove the mask in order to be properly identified.  All visitors age 16 or older must provide photo identification.

Allowed Items during an In-person visit:

  • Comb, pick or brush, limited to one for each visitor.  
  • Up to two baby blankets for each child.  
  • Up to four diapers for each child.  
  • Up to two plastic see through baby bottles or sippy cups (must be able to clearly see through) for each child.  
  • One hand-held baby seat for each child.  
  • Diaper wipes (Must be kept in a clear plastic bag).  
  • One pacifier for each child.  
  • One coat and one pair of gloves for each visitor.  
  • Headwear (must not conceal identity). 
  • One institution locker key.  
  • Medically necessary medications.

Dress Code

Visitors are required to wear appropriate clothing to include a face covering. The following clothing is considered unacceptable and will result in denial of entrance to DACC:  

  • Transparent/translucent clothing.  
  • Shorts that are shorter than fingertip length with the visitor standing with proper posture, arms straight down, fingers extended.  
  • Skirts and dresses shorter than fingertip length plus three inches with the visitor standing with proper posture, arms straight down, fingers extended.  
  • Tops and dresses that are strapless, tube or halter style or have low cut necks.  
  • Tops and dresses that expose the midriff (front and/or back).  
  • Spandex or Spandex-like and Lycra or Lycralike clothing.
  • Exposed underwear.  
  • Clothing with revealing holes, tears or slits
  • Clothing or accessories with obscene or profane writing, images or pictures.  
  • Gang-related clothing, headwear, shoes, logos or insignias.  
  • Any clothing that may have the potential to cause a disruption.  
  • Camisoles and tank tops are only permissible when worn under other attire.  
  • Face covering that does not properly cover the nose and mouth.

Acceptable attire must be worn at all times. Footwear must be worn at all times. No watches of any kind are allowed.  

Physical Address

Drug Abuse Correctional Center
4280 N. Sherman Road
Winnebago, WI 54985-0036

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/ZjxzFioMax6RYC2E9

General Phone Number

(920) 236-2700

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Drug Abuse Correctional Center
Offender’s Name and DOC Number Housing Unit & Cell number
PO Box 190
Winnebago, WI 54985-0190

Inmate Packages & Property Mailing Address
Drug Abuse Correctional Center
Offender’s Name and DOC Number Housing Unit & Cell number
4280 North Sherman Road
Winnebago, WI 54985

The Wisconsin DOC has a Personal Care Package Program that allows you to purchase approved personal care items for your inmate at Drug Abuse Correctional Center. Orders can be placed online at WIinmatepackage.com.

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Drug Abuse Correctional Center, but they do have access to phones. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Wisconsin, please click here.

How to Send Money

Inmate funds at Drug Abuse Correctional Center are received through Access Corrections Secure Deposit and their affiliate walk-in provider CashPayToday.

US Postal Service (no service fees):

  • Print and complete a Wisconsin DOC Money Order/Check Deposit Slip (bilingüe). Forms are also available at the facilities.
  • The inmate's DOC number must be written on the check/money order and deposit slip.
  • All writing must be legible and in blue or black ink. 
  • Do not include any additional items such as photos or letters, as they will be discarded. 
  • Make cashier's checks, personal checks, and money orders payable to ACCESS SECURE DEPOSITS.
  • Mail to: Secure Deposits – Wisconsin DOC, P.O. Box 12486, St Louis, MO 63132.

Walk-in (service fees apply):

  • Visit CashPayToday.com or call (844) 340-2274 to enroll.
  • Walk-in sites accept cash only.
  • Visit CashPayToday to locate a Dollar General, Family Dollar, Speedway or other location near you that accepts walk-in payments, or view this list of WI locations.

Internet or Phone (service fees apply):

  • Visit AccessCorrections.com or call (866) 345-1884 (bilingüe; agents available 24/7)
  • Visa and MasterCard are accepted

Programs For Inmates

The Earned Release Program (ERP) at the Drug Abuse Correctional Center utilizes two core curriculums – Thinking for a Change (T4C) and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse (CBISA). The program is generally 20 weeks in length, but can be shorter or longer depending upon individual needs. 

All inmates at DACC are required to fully participate in both program and work-related activities, and are required to be actively involved from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and until 6:00 p.m. on Fridays, excluding holidays.  

A major emphasis of the Earned Release Program is community reentry. Inmates work extensively with their respective probation and parole officers. 

Each inmate prepares a release plan that is reviewed and approved by staff. The sentencing court is notified when an inmate completes the program, at which time the sentence is modified to allow release on Extended Supervision. 

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Careers at Drug Abuse Correctional Center

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