Osborn Correctional Institution – Connecticut

Do you know somebody locked up in Osborn Correctional Institution? Osborn Correctional Institution is a state correctional facility in the Connecticut Department of Correction. This guide tells you about everything one might want to know about Osborn Correctional Institution such as the following: Learn how to locate an inmate. Visitation information. The address and phone number at Osborn Correctional Institution Sending money and mail. And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Osborn Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1963
Type: male
State: Connecticut
County: Tolland
DOC: Connecticut Department of Correction
Security Level: Level 3
Warden Name: Carol Chapdelaine

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Contact Information

Here is the mailing address and street address for Osborn Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to an inmate there, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the physical location of the prison.

Mailing Address

You should also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page if you are going to send a package or letter to someone in prison to learn how to correctly address the package or letter, and use the appropriate procedure for mailing a letter or package. If you do not follow the appropriate protocol, the letter or package might not get delivered.

Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road
Somers CT, 6071

Street Address / Prison location


Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road POB 100
Somers CT, 6071

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax Number:

Map and Directions

Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. Be sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings further down on this page if you are going to try to visit someone in prison at Osborn Correctional Institution.

Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road POB 100
Somers CT, 6071


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Phone Number

Osborn Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call prisoners, but, there are some times when it might be helpful to know the telephone number to Osborn Correctional Institution.

Osborn Correctional Institution prisoners may be able to make calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Osborn Correctional Institution inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to fax your inmate, but there are times when it is necessary to have the fax machine number to Osborn Correctional Institution.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the general email for Osborn Correctional Institution. You won’t be able to email individuals at this email address. If you want to find out how to send an email to a prisoner, read the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1998
Total Staff: 426

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at Osborn Correctional Institution you must follow an exact procedure to ensure that the email is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners can’t access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important rules that are necessary to follow when sending mail to a prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not make it there.

before you send a letter or package, you should read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution employees do open and inspect and read all incoming general correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail can be read as frequently as necessary to keep security or monitor any problems regarding inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the proper format for how you need to address a letter to a prisoner at Osborn Correctional Institution:

Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road
Somers CT, 6071

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Inmate Money

Each state prison has a Commissary that serves to provide a bank account for prisoner money and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit money to these Commissary accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send inmates money in the mail and will have to send it to the address below and do so in accordance with the directions shows below:

The deposit have to be a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold, and during this period the inmate will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that don’t have valid inmate information if the envelope has a return address. Cash and personal checks will not be accepted so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are often changed to different correctional facilities around the state, so you might need to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an Osborn Correctional Institution inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Connecticut state prisons: Connecticut State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Osborn Correctional Institution, you must be aware of this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own rules for prison visitation and they change often. The procedures discussed here might be different by the time you are reading this, so you should also go to Osborn Correctional Institution’s official website to get the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard ensures each visitor signs the prison visitors log when entering the prison and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture id of visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture id is acceptable.

For all of the points listed below, go to the official prison facility website because this info changes often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about Osborn Correctional Institution records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Osborn Correctional Institution death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information about Connecticut parole procedures will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about release procedures coming.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Info about prison life coming.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Osborn Correctional Institution news section to be added later.


A Osborn Correctional Institution photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Osborn Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Osborn Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Osborn Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a correctional facility job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to share your story

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Family Resources

Information about resources for family members of inmates at Osborn Correctional Institution coming soon.


A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Osborn Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Connecticut State Prisons: Connecticut State Prisons

Osborn Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Connecticut Department of Correction Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Osborn Correctional Institution

Have you ever been an inmate at Osborn Correctional Institution? Do you know someone that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Osborn Correctional Institution?

If your answer is yes, then please tell us about it. Write about your experience so that others can learn what to expect.

Things you might want to write in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at this facility, include your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.

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