New Haven Correctional Center
||245 Whalley Avenue,
New Haven, CT 06511
||Jose Feliciano |
Population as of January 1, 2013:
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.
Listing of the inmate programs available at this facility (PDF, 279 KB).
Visiting Schedule (PDF, 11 KB).
The New Haven Correctional Center was opened on April 27, 1976 situated on 4.9 acres which is comprised of a main building, two dormitory units and an outside detail unit.
In 1991, the dormitory was built consisting of two inmate housing units on one floor.
In 1993, a 234 space-parking garage was opened adjacent to the facility.
In 1997, the outside detail unit was opened containing 12 beds.
List of past wardens:
2009-2011 John Brighthaupt
Eileen P. Higgins