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Ms.Heather
04-30-2004, 03:58 PM
MCI-Shirley
PO Box 1218
Shirley, MA 01464

Phone (978) 425-4341
Security Level 4/3
Superintendent: Duane J. MacEachern

MCI-Shirley Medium is located approximately forty-two miles northwest of Boston on the Shirley/Lancaster line. The facility maintains twelve inmate housing units, a twenty-eight bed Health Service Unit (hospital), fifty-nine bed segregation Unit, gym, recreation areas, school, church, industries, laundry, vocational, food service building, visiting building and the programs building.

Visiting Information

Hours

Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Holidays
1:00PM - 5:00PM and/or 5:30PM-8:30PM

Inmates housed in A1 may not receive visits on Saturday and Sunday (except for Inmate Runners).

Inmates housed in D1 may not receive visits during their program schedule.

SMU Visiting Hours:
Monday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday
*24 HOUR ADVANCED SCHEDULING REQUIRED*
(One adult visitor per visit, no minors)
1:15PM - 2:15PM
2:30PM - 3:30PM
5:00PM - 6:00PM
6:15PM - 7:15PM
7:30PM - 8:30PM

HSU Visiting Hours:
Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday
*24 HOUR ADVANCED SCHEDULING REQUIRED*
(two adult visitors per visit, no minors)
1:15PM - 3:15PM
3:30PM - 5:30PM
6:15PM - 8:15PM

There are currently 436 inmate work assignments at the Medium in the following categories: Janitorial, Canteen, Housemen, Property, Walks and Grounds, Food Service Department, Inmate Clerks (Library, School, Clergy, Vocational, Computer Lab), Maintenance, Gym, Health Service Orderly, Laundry, Warehouse, Carpentry, Computers for Schools, Industries, Community Work Crews and grounds crews.

The following programs are available at MIC-Shirley:

Departmental Services:
Building Bridges to Employment
Chaplaincy Services
Library Services
Recreation Services
Volunteer Services

Departmental Programs:
Correctional Recovery Academy
Family Violence Reduction Program
Release and Lower Security Preparation Program

Correctional Industries:
The Furniture Shop at Shirley Medium has thirteen inmates working in a complete wood and laminate furniture manufacturing plant. These workers are trained on woodworking equipment and produce an extensive product line of furniture. Lumber is transformed into quality furniture exposing the workers to a trade, which is in high demand in the Commonwealth.

Education and Training:
Adult Basic Education
Barber School
Computers for Schools
Culinary Arts
Educational Counseling
GED
Pre-GED
Wheels for the World

Institutional Programs:
Able Minds
Alternatives to Violence Program (AVP)
Emotional Awareness and Healing
Father's Group
HIV/AIDS Education
Kids Corner
Library Law Clerk Training
Music Program
Native American Spiritual Circle
Parenting/Family Services
Self/Help Twelve Step Programs
Toastmasters
Veteran's Program
Victory in Spiritual Warfare Bible Study Program
Youth Outreach

Ms.Heather
01-27-2005, 07:33 AM
Shirley Correctional Complex
Harvard Road
Shirley, MA 01464

From Boston: Take Storrow Drive West to Alewife Brook Parkway and Route 2 West past the Fresh Pond Mall and Alewife MBTA station. Go through Belmont, Lexington, Lincoln and Concord to the Routes 2/2A-rotary (MCI-Concord on left). Exit rotary at route 2 West and go through Acton and Littleton. Continue following Route 2 West to the Shirley exit (after the Fort Devens exit). Bear right off the exit ramp. Turn left at the stop sign. MCI-Shirley Complex is immediately on the right.

From the North: Take Route 495 South to exit 29B (Route 2 West). Follow Route 2 West to the Shirley exit (after the Fort Devens exit). Bear right off the exit ramp. Turn left at the stop sign. MCI-Shirley Complex is immediately on the right.

From the South: Take Route 495 North to exit 29B (Route 2 West). Follow Route 2 West to the Shirley exit (after the Fort Devens exit). Bear right off the exit ramp. Turn left at the stop sign. MCI-Shirley Complex is immediately on the right.

From the East: Take Route 2 West to the Shirley exit (after the Fort Devens exit). Bear right off the exit ramp. Turn left at the stop sign. MCI-Shirley Complex is immediately on the right. From the West: Take Route 2 East to the. Shirley exit. Bear right off the exit ramp. Go over Route 2 and MCI-Shirley Complex will be on the right.