List Of Prison Facilities in Massachusetts

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Massachusetts. The state of Massachusetts has 418 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



103 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Massachusetts has a staggering imprisonment rate of 103 per 100,000 people. A total of 15,455 people are currently incarcerated in Massachusetts. 34,624 other convicts are on probation and 1,316 are on parole. View recent arrests in Massachusetts.

Search any prison in Massachusetts using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Massachusetts Prison and Jail System

Massachusetts has 53 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Massachusetts also has 83 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. 277 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Massachusetts By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 34,624
Parole 1,316
Life Sentence 2,091
Total Incarcerated 15,455

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 6,030
Female 165

How To Use The Massachusetts Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Massachusetts has never been easier, we have 418 prisons in Massachusetts. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Massachusetts. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Massachusetts

You can visit an Inmate in Massachusetts only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Massachusetts DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using Debit / Credit Card at
  2. Call Access Corrections toll-free at 1-866-345-1884, to pay through phone.
  3. You can also send money order by mailing to:
    Massachusetts DOC,
    PO Box 12486, St. Louis,
    MO 63132
  4. is another option to send money online or call (844) 340-2274. You can also visit in person to any of the cashPayToday outlets.

Contact An Inmate in Massachusetts by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Massachusetts

418 Facilities in Massachusetts are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Massachusetts

This is full list of prisons in Massachusetts. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Massachusetts