Pondville Correctional Center Visiting Information:
Visiting Hours - Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules.
Visiting hours at Pondville Correctional Center are as follows:
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
*Note: No visits on Wednesdays
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (1st floor inmates)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (2nd floor inmates)
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (2nd floor inmates)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (1st floor inmates)
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
*Note: Visits are restricted to one visiting period on Holidays. Visiting days and times may be subject to change. Please call the facility to verify visiting schedules.
Visitors shall not enter the building more than five (5) minutes prior to visiting hours and shall leave the property promptly at the conclusion of visiting hours.General Conduct
It is a felony in Massachusetts for any person to deliver any article whatsoever to an inmate without the permission of the Superintendent or Commissioner or their designees (or to procure an article to be delivered, to possess it with intent to deliver it, or to deposit or conceal it with intent that an inmate shall obtain it). It is also a felony for any person to receive from an inmate any article with intent to carry it out of the institution, unless the Superintendent or Commissioner or their designee give permission.
Adults are responsible for the supervision of all children in their care.
Visitors are expected to conduct themselves properly at all times.
Inmates and visitors must conduct themselves reasonably and not engage in physical contact with inmates that is excessive or inappropriate for a public place. Serious deviations from appropriate standards of behavior may result in administrative action, such as warning, termination of a visit, or suspension or loss of visiting privileges by the Superintendent.
Visitors and inmates are expected to keep their general area clean and orderly. All refuse is to be disposed of in proper containers.
No pets are allowed on visits. Seeing eye dogs shall be allowed for the visually handicapped.Special Restrictions
Visits are limited to two (2) adults and three (3) children (under 18) per inmate, per visiting period. (Exceptions may be considered with sufficient reason. Requests are to be made in writing to the Deputy Superintendent's office, via the Visiting Coordinator.
All children (under 18) must be accompanied by an adult.
Unless related by blood, marriage or adoption, children (under 18) must be approved by the Superintendent prior to visiting. Children/minors (under 18) who are related to the inmate must be accompanied by the parent or guardian who has physical custody. Otherwise the minor must demonstrate that they have the consent of a parent or guardian who has physical custody. Adults who are not the parent or guardian having physical custody must submit a completed minor consent form to the Superintendent of Pondville Correctional Center and obtain the Superintendent's approval prior to visiting with a minor. In addition, the adult must have the minor's birth certificate.
Ex-offenders shall be required to obtain the approval of the Superintendent prior to visiting. Normally such approval shall not be considered within six (6) months of release.
The Shift Commander reserves the right to limit the number or length of visits in the event of overcrowding or other restrictive circumstances.
Inmates who fail to report to a regularly scheduled work assignment may not be eligible for visits on the same day.
Inmates who have obtained a medical Special Order for bed rest shall not be eligible for visits on the same day.
Inmates are not allowed to visit during their scheduled work/program assignment.
Inmates are not allowed in the visiting room until they have been paged by the Control Desk or Visiting Officer.
Inmates are not allowed to meet visitors at the entrance to the facility or to escort visits from the visiting area when the visit has concluded.
Visitors must remain with the inmate they are visiting.
Inmates may not return to their room or go elsewhere within the building (except for use of the bathroom in the holding cell) while on visits without permission from staff.
The institution reserves the right to cancel any visiting period without prior notice due to emergencies, which may include inclement weather.",
No time limit unless space availability is limited.