Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes
7525 Fourth Avenue
Lino Lakes, Minnesota 55014
The Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes, 7525 Fourth Avenue, Lino Lakes, Minnesota 55014, opened in 1963, originally served as a juvenile facility. In 1978 the institution was remodeled and converted to a level three, medium-security facility for adult males transferred from the state's higher-security prisons. A level one, minimum-security unit is located outside the perimeter. Population is 1,298 (7/10). The facility is the primary department treatment center for sex offenders and provides pre-release programming for sex offenders released to the community. Chemical dependency programming is provided in TRIAD, a 380-bed therapeutic community. Additional programming is offered through educational and vocational classes, and work opportunities are available through support services.
Lino Lakes is also the site of the InnerChange Freedom Initiative, a faith-based program funded and operated by Prison Fellowship through a partnership with the corrections department