The Michigan Reformatory is a multi level Correctional Facility it houses prisoners classified to Level II (352 beds) and Level IV (797 beds). The prison is on 40 acres of land 15.8 acres inside the walls. The facilities location is west of the city of Ionia in the county of Ionia.
Prisoner serve institutional needs in areas such as food service, yard crews, recreation, institutional housekeeping and maintenance workers.
Academic Education, pre release preparation, psychological counseling, along with several programs to prepare prisoners for release from prison. Other programs that are offered are general and law libraries, hobbycraft, religious services, recreation programs and barbershop.
The perimeter of the facility consists of brick walls with armed gun towers and electronic detection systems.