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New Haven Correctional Center

New Haven Correctional Center

245 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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(203) 974-4111
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New Haven Correctional Center Visiting Information:

Upon incarceration, inmates will be allowed to set up a visiting list. Visiting forms will be sent by the inmate's counselor to those designated by the offender. The forms should be filled out and returned to the facility where the inmate is being held. Background checks will be conducted and it will be up to the inmate to inform the visitor that he or she has been approved.

Visitors under the age of 16, or their legal guardians, must provide a valid birth certificate and one additional document containing the child's name (i.e., social security card, report card, etc.). These documents will have to be produced each time the child visits. All other requirements of Administrative Directive 10.6, Inmate Visits, shall remain in effect.

Visits are not held on state holidays.

Visitors are encouraged to check the visiting cancellation notices below and/or contact the facility prior to visitation to confirm the visiting schedule and to insure that the inmate they plan to visit has not lost his or her visiting privileges.

Please note that cell phones are not permitted within correctional facilities.

Cancellations- Visitation may be cancelled at a correctional facility at any time due to a number of safety and security concerns. Cancelled visitation:

York Correctional Institution - No visits on Thursday, February 23, 2012.
Osborn Correctional Institution - No visits morning or afternoon on Wednesday, February 22nd. Evening visits remain as usual.

Ongoing cancellations- These are scheduled cancellations of visits that may due to parole hearings, facility training or other operational needs:
Cheshire Correctional Institution - No morning/afternoon visits on every first and third Tuesday of the month. No evening visits on every second and fourth Friday of the month.
Bridgeport Correctional Center - Effective January 10, 2012, there will be no visits from 4 PM to 12 AM on Tuesdays and no visits from 8 AM to 4 PM on Thursdays.
Hartford Correctional Center- Effective April 5, 2011, there will be no night visits on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution- Effective Monday, January 24, 2011, there will be no visits on Monday evenings.
Carl Robinson Correctional Institution - No evening visits on Wednesdays.
York Correctional Institution- No morning visits on the first Tuesday and third Thursday of each month, and on Wednesday mornings.
New Haven Correctional Center- No visits on Wednesdays.

Please be advised, that visitors who are exhibiting flu symptoms will not be permitted to visit with offenders. Please read the warnings posted below before visiting.

New Haven Correctional Center Additional information:

General Information:

The New Haven Correctional Center houses primarily pretrial offenders and serves the superior courts in Ansonia, Meriden,  New Haven, Bantam, Litchfield and Waterbury. It is a level 4 high-security facility.

The Mental Health Department offers a variety of programs for offenders who are experiencing stress and depression, including emotional literacy, community groups and psycho-education.

The Education Department has instituted a program designed to identify non-English speaking offenders upon admission for referral to educators who specialize in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Present staffing: 275.


No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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7 Responses to New Haven Correctional Center

  1. Meka May 28, 2013 at 10:50 am #

    Is a different vistor allowed to visit in each of the 4 visiting session?

    • PrisonPath May 28, 2013 at 1:11 pm #

      Hi Meka,

      For information about visitation, click this link.
      For information about what prison is like for an inmate, click this link.

  2. Sarah January 3, 2014 at 7:27 pm #

    I was wondering how I would send a letter to someone in jail. I want to know how I should write the envelope to make sure it does get to him.

    Thank you

    • PrisonPath January 3, 2014 at 9:12 pm #

      Hi Sarah,

      The letter should have the inmate’s full name, ID. No., and the full address of the facility.

  3. Errol godfrey-hill August 5, 2014 at 3:04 am #

    I do not no if my son is in your facility not sure where they have him.

    • PrisonPath August 5, 2014 at 1:11 pm #

      Hi Errol,

      Please use our inmate locator link on this prison page for the New Haven Correctional Center. For information about prison life, read the 25 Rules.

  4. Vicki November 25, 2018 at 3:10 am #

    And if there is visitation on Sunday’s please tell me what times thank you

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