Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center

The Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center is a prison for male inmates that is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This facility is part of the Wisconsin Correctional Center System, which is an "institution" of 14 adult male correctional centers with a single warden.

The average inmate at Felmers O. Chaney CC is 40 years old. The majority have one year or less remaining on their sentence.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center are:

Tuesday 6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. and Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. North Wing
Thursday 6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M. and Sunday 11:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. South Wing 

Holiday visiting hours are:
11:00 A.M. – 1:45 P.M. North Wing
1:45 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. South Wing

Visitors will not be admitted if they do not arrive 30 minutes prior to the end of visiting hours.

General Visiting Rules

All visitors must have proper identification and successfully pass through the metal detectors before being allowed access into the visiting area. You are not permitted to pass or receive items during a visit without authorization from staff.

No personal property (including cellular phones, pagers, PDA’s, or cameras) are allowed in the center except for baby supplies and a maximum of $15 in cash (for the vending machines).

Pictures may be taken during visits for the cost of $2.00 each. Inmates must have $50.00 dollars in their account in order to request a picture. No gang poses or signs allowed while taking a picture. No two inmates are allowed to take pictures together. This is the only picture taking allowed in the center.

Dress Code

The visiting room at Felmers O. Chaney has a family friendly atmosphere. Please keep this in mind when selecting clothing to wear for a visit. The following is considered unacceptable and will result in the denial of a visit: 

  • Watches of all types including smart watches 
  • Any wearable items with internet/smart technology and/or electronic recording equipment in any form 
  • Transparent clothing (thin white or light colored shirts) 
  • Shorts shorter than fingertip length (visitor standing naturally with arms straight down the side of body and fingers extended) 
  • Skirts or dresses shorter than fingertip length plus three inches
  • Tops and dresses that are strapless, tube, tank, spaghetti-strap and/or halter top 
  • Tops and dresses that expose the midriff (front and/or back) and/or cleavage area 
  • Spandex, spandex-like, Lycra or Lycra-like tights, leggings and jeggings 
  • Underwear worn on the outside or exposed undergarments 
  • Clothing with holes or tears including jeans and jackets with partial holes 
  • Clothing or accessories with obscene or profane writing, images, or pictures
  • Gang-related or club related clothing or insignia. This includes headwear, footwear, logos or insignias. Motorcycle jackets bearing club logos. 
  • Hats must be worn with brim facing straight forward at all-times 
  • Pants must be pulled up at all times (no sagging) 

Footwear must be worn at all times. Headwear/Hats are permitted. Acceptable attire must be worn at all times. The dress code applies equally to men, women, and children.

Physical Address

Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center
2825 N. 30th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53210

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/pGRE2WKCApdpWhVTA

General Phone Number

(414) 874-1600

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center
Offender’s Name and DOC Number Housing Unit & Cell number
2825 North 30th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210

Inmate Packages & Property Mailing Address
Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center
Offender’s Name and DOC Number Housing Unit & Cell number
2825 North 30th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210

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

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Felmers O. Chaney 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 Felmers O. Chaney 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

FCCC offers work release programs with local employers. An emphasis is placed on providing employment for qualified inmates that they can maintain after their release.

Money earned through work release helps pay fees, restitution and other inmate obligations. Work release and offsite opportunities are a privilege, not a right, and are provided at the discretion of the center superintendent and warden.  

FCCC offers individual tutoring for inmates who are working towards earning a High School Equivalency Diploma. Additional programs are available, including Driver's Education.

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