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Ms.Heather
04-29-2004, 09:58 AM
Bay State Correctional Center
28 Clark Street
PO Box 73
Norfolk, MA 02056

Phone Number: (508) 668-1687
Security level: 4

Superintendent Michael Corsini
Deputy Superintendent Robert Waitkevich

Bay State Correctional Center is operating as a small general population medium security facility. BSCC houses both long and short term inmates, many inmates who are elderly. BSCC is a fully handicapped accessible facility. (Most areas of the facility are handicapped accessible).

Visiting Information:

Hours:
Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 1:15PM to 8:30PM
Tuesday,Wednesday:CLOSED - NO VISITS
Saturdays,Sundays,and Holidays: 9:15PM to 4:30PM

**Please Note:**
There will be no processing of visitors, due to shift change, between: 2:30PM to 3:15PM

Processing of visitors, into the Visiting Room, shall not occur during the count time:
Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 4:15PM until count clears
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 10:45AM until count clears

General Visiting Information:
There are no restrictions of the number of visits an inmate can get a week. There is also no restrictions on the length of the visit given the visit falls within the time frame. However, the visiting room can only hold 90 inmates and visitors… in the event of overcrowding, visits that started earliest will be terminated (Unless, the visitor drove at least 100 miles). Monday thru Friday there is a maximum of 4 adults allowed per inmate at one time. On weekends, there is a maximum of 2 adults allowed to visit.

Dress Code:

Male Visitors are not allowed any type of jean pants, or jackets. No farmer jeans, sweatpants, sweatsuits, running (nylon) pants, no gym shorts or shorts more than 2 inches above the knee. No T-shirts, hoodys, sweatshirts, muscle shirts, tank tops, or sleeveless shirts. No Sandals or bare feet.
Female Visitors: No farmer jeans, shorts that are more than 2 inches above knee, no sweatpants or outfits similar to sweatpant material. No low cut tops, tube tops or any tops that expose the back and shoulder area. No sweatshirts, sweat suits, halter tops. No dresses or skirts that excees 2 inches above the knee. No skirts with slits 2 inches above the knee.
General: No Fatigue or camouflage, bathing suilts, clothing similar to that issued to inmate, no holes in clothes, no double layers, nursing uniforms, no offesive symbols, pictures, caricatures or symbols. No sheer clothing, or clothing that reveals stomach, no excessively revealing clothing.

INMATE FUNDS
Visitors will not be allowed any currency into the institution.
Visitors, who choose to deposit funds into an inmate’s account, must do so by completing a check or money order and depositing it into the Locked Inmate Funds Box, located in the Outer Control Building Lobby. All checks/money orders must be placed in a sealed envelope, with the inmate’s full name and commitment number printed on the front of the envelope, and the donor’s name printed on the back. You must be a “documented” friend or relative of the inmate in order to send funds.

INMATE PROPERTY
A. Inmate visitors are prohibited from dropping off personal property for inmates.
B. Court clothing may be dropped off, by making arrangements via the institutional Property Officer, at (508) 668-1687 extension 390 or (617) 727-8474 extension 390.
C. Contraband property being held in the inmates name may be picked up in accordance with the schedule posted in the lobby.


Programs Available at Bay State Correctional Center

Departmental Services:

Building Bridges to Employment
Chaplaincy Services
Library Services
Recreation Services
Volunteer Services
Departmental Programs:
Release and Lower Security Preparation Program

Education and Training:
Boston University
Computers
Horticulture/Plant Propagation

Institution Specific Programs:
Able Minds
Art Program
Braille Program
Emotional Awareness
Fellowship
Greenhouse/Garden
Growing Together
HIV/AIDS Education
Jehovah's Witness Program
Library Law Clerk Training
Lifers' Group
PEN New England (Poets/Playwrights, Essayists/Editors, Novelists)
Poetry Group
Self/Help Twelve Step Programs
Support 55
Toastmasters
Veteran's Program
Weekly Chess Club
Weekly Scrabble Group
Weekly Videos
Youth Outreach

More Policies for Bay State Correctional Center can be found here:
http://www.state.ma.us/doc/VSTSCHD/BAYSTATE.HTM

Ms.Heather
01-27-2005, 07:40 AM
Bay State Correctional Center
28 Clark Street
P.O. Box 73
Norfolk, MA 02056-0073
(508) 668-1687

From Boston: Take Route 93 South/Southeast Expressway to the Braintree split at Route 3. Take Routes 128/93 to Route 95 South. Take the Route 1 South/Wrentham exit. Follow past Foxboro Stadium to the third set of traffic lights (Lafayette House Restaurant on right). Turn right onto Pine Street. At the stop sign, turn right. Pine Street joins Route 115. At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Route IA North. Go past Pondville Correctional Center on the left and up a steep hill past MCI-Cedar Junction at the top. Take the first left onto Winter Street. Continue on Winter Street for approximately ½ of a mile. Bay State Correctional Center is the first prison on the left.

From the North: Take Route 495 South to exit 15 (Route 1A North/Wrentham). Go approximately 9 miles and through 2 sets of traffic lights. Go past Pondville Correctional Center on the left and up a steep hill past MCI-Cedar Junction at the top. Take the first left Onto Winter Street. Continue on Winter Street for approximately ½ of a mile. Bay State Correctional Center is the first prison on the left.

From the South: Take Route 495 North to exit 14A (Route I North). Follow Route I North past the Foxboro State Police barracks to the first set of traffic lights (Lafayette House Restaurant on left.) Turn left onto Pine Street. At the stop sign, turn right. Pine Street joins Route 115. At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Route 1A North. Go past Pondville Correctional Center on the left and up a steep hill past MCI-Cedar Junction at the top. Take the first left onto Winter Street. Continue on Winter Street for approximately ½ of a mile. Bay State Correctional Center is the first prison on the left.

From the East: Take Route 140 West to the center of Wrentham. Take a right at the set of lights onto Route 1A North. Go past Pondville Correctional Center on the left and up a steep hill past MCI-Cedar Junction at the top. Take the first left onto Winter Street. Continue on Winter Street for approximately ½ of a mile. Bay State Correctional Center is the first prison on the left.

From the West: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Route 495 South to exit 15 (Route IA North/Wrentham). Go approximately 9 miles and through 2 sets of traffic lights. Go past Pondville Correctional Center on the left and up a steep hill past MCI-Cedar Junction at the top. Take the first left onto Winter Street. Continue on Winter Street for approximately ½ of a mile. Bay State Correctional Center is the first prison on the left.

Public Transportation to Bay State Correctional Center is available in the form of cab and train services. There is a train station located in Norfolk center. All relevant information regarding public transportation services, including telephone numbers and schedules, are posted in the main lobby of Bay State Correctional Center.