Inmates housed in B2, B3, B7 and the Orientation Housing Unit will have Non-Contact Visits on Monday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 8:45 p.m., and Saturday from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. *Please note Holiday schedule when applicable. Inmates housed in A1, A2, A3, B1, B4, B5 B6 and B8 will have Contact visits on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1:00 to 8:45 p.m. and Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. *Please note Holiday schedule when applicable. The visiting room will be closed on Fridays.SCHEDULE (Effective December 4, 2011)
B2, B3, B7, Orientation Unit HOLIDAY VISITING SCHEDULE
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day CONTACT 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
A1, A2, A3, B1, B4, B5, B6, B8 NON-CONTACT 5:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. B2, B3, B7, Orientation UnitMaximum number of visits per week is two. Visits for inmates housed in Ten Block must be scheduled in advance by phone. You may call to schedule an appointment approximately 24 Hrs., prior to the date/time requesting to visit during the following times ; 8:00am - 2:30pm and 6:00pm - 9:00pm daily at 1(508) 660-8000 , Ext. 130. When calling you should specify that you are scheduling a visit for an inmate housed in this unit. Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules. Ten Block visiting schedule is as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 8:30am to 9:30am 10:00am to 11:00am 1:00pm to 2:00pm 2:30pm to 3:30pm 6:00pm to 7:00pm (every evening except Tuesday/Thursdays) 7:30pm to 8:30pm (every evening except Tuesday/Thursdays) Note: Tuesday/Thursday will be reserved for attorney/legal access only.Maximum visiting periods per month is (4) four when eligible. Visiting periods are one hour in duration. In order to schedule a visit with an inmate housed in the Department Disciplinary, you must call to schedule an appointment at least 24 hours prior to the date/time of the requested visit. The intended visitor shall contact the DDU Administrative Control Officer at 1 (508) 660-8000, Ext. 360 from Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. When calling you should specify that you are scheduling a visit for an inmate housed in this unit. The Department Disciplinary Unit schedule is as follows: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday between the hours of: 9:00 am - 10:00 am 10:00 am - 11:00 am 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmRULES AND REGULATIONS All visitors to MCI-Cedar Junction at Walpole are governed by the rules and regulations for visiting a correctional institution as applicable by M.G.L. c. 124, § 1(b), (c), and (Q); c. 127 § 36 and 37;c 268, § 31 and 103 CMR 483:00 Visiting Procedures, and the institutional procedures of MCI-Cedar Junction at Walpole. Failure to comply with the rules and regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Department of Correction may result in, and not be limited to termination of visiting privileges and where applicable, criminal prosecution. Please read all rules and regulations carefully All visitors shall register at the visitor processing area by completing the "Request To Visit Inmate" form (provided by the institution) and presenting it along with a valid photographic ID (driver's license, registry ID, Department of Transitional Assistance [Welfare] ID, passport, military ID or alien immigration card only) to the appropriate staff member for processing. Visitors must be at least 18 years of age or be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian, to obtain permission to visit an inmate. Birth certificates (original long form or certified copy only) shall be required for all minors wishing to visit an inmate. Individuals who have been given legal guardianship of a child must present documented proof of this. Any parent/legal guardian wishing to allow a minor to enter the facility with an individual other than themselves (i.e.; grandparent, uncle, friend) must submit a notarized "Minor Consent" form (provided by the institution) to the superintendent for approval. Visitors may only visit one inmate housed at a correctional facility. Exceptions may be made for visitors when multiple family members are housed at the same facility. However, authorization must be requested in writing to the Superintendent. Visitors shall not wander the lobby or grounds of the institution, and shall be restricted to the seating area only. Children must be supervised at all times. Visitors whose children exhibit serious behavior problems that interfere with other visits or the proper order of the institution shall be terminated. Visitors that appear to be, in the opinion of correctional staff, under the influence of alcohol, drugs or any other controlled substance shall not be allowed to enter the facility. Visitors shall park their vehicles in the parking lot adjacent to the institution rotary only, and shall lock their vehicles at all times. Visitors shall permit a search of their vehicle at any time upon request while on state property. Prior to entering the visitor-processing trap, visitors must lock up all their personal belongings, (i.e., jewelry, watches, money, wallets, gum/candy, cigarettes, lighters or any other item). A wedding band or medic alert necklace/bracelet, a handkerchief (white only) and a vending machine card (one per inmate visit, if available) and a lobby locker key are the only items allowed to be taken into the visiting room. Failure to comply may result in termination and/or suspension of visiting privileges. Visitors who have a medical condition that requires them to keep special medications with them (heart medication - nitroglycerin pills, inhalers) should notify correctional staff ahead of time. Visitors that enter the visitor-processing trap with unauthorized personal items will not be processed. Note: Lockers are available in the visitor lobby for .25¢. All visitors are subject to being searched. It is unlawful for any visitor to attempt to introduce any weapon, firearm, ammunition or any controlled substance into a state correctional facility. Any person attempting to do so shall be subject to arrest and criminal prosecution. Visitors are not permitted to give anything to, or accept anything directly from an inmate. MCI-Cedar Junction cannot be held responsible for lost or stolen articles. All visitors shall conduct and dress themselves in appropriate manner for a public place. No cellular phone usage is allowed in the Administration Building Lobby.VISITING LIMITATIONS Visitors are not allowed on state property until one (1) hour before the visiting period begins. Visitors are to leave the institution at the end of their visiting period and are not to loiter on state property. There are no exceptions. Visitors who fail to comply with this directive may lose their visiting privileges. Visits are processed on a first come, first served basis. The visitor processing window will be open thirty (30) minutes before the start of the visiting period, and shall close thirty (30) minutes prior to the end of the visiting period. Visitors shall be processed only during these times. Visitors will not be allowed to enter the Pedestrian Trap area between the hours of 2:30 pm and 3:15 pm due to the change over of shift activity. Smoking is prohibited on state property. This includes the parking lot areas. Visitors wishing to provide an inmate with funds may do so by mailing in a check or money order through the U.S. Postal Service or by using the mailbox in the Administration Building lobby area (marked: Inmate Accounts). No cash will be accepted. The mailbox in the lobby is not to be used for inmate correspondence. Any letters found in the mailbox will be discarded. Visitors with infants may only bring in one (1) small receiving blanket, one (1) pacifier, one (1) clear plastic bottle or see-through sippy cup filled with milk, juice or water, two (2) diapers and two (2) handi-wipes secured in a plastic zip-lock type baggy, two (2) sealed plastic jars of baby food, one (1) plastic spoon and one (1) bib. No property items will be allowed to enter the facility with a visit; Inmates must purchase property items through the Canteen. Visitors who wish to pick up an inmate's property that has been designated as contraband or that the inmate wants removed from the institution shall be allowed to do so through the Property Sergeant. Prior to picking up inmate's property, the visitor must contact the Property Sergeant Monday thru Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at 1-(508)-668-0800, Ext. 144.
MCI – Cedar Junction Additional information:
Any individual that is an ex-felon, must receive prior approval from the Superintendent before being allowed to visit. The individual must submit a completed “Ex-Felon Application" form and a "Background Waiver" form (both forms may be obtained at the institution). If the Superintendent approves the "Ex-Felon Application," the approved form must be presented to processing staff each time he/she requests to enter the facility.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.