Robinson Correctional Institution – Connecticut

Are you looking for someone locked up in Robinson Correctional Institution? Robinson Correctional Institution is a correctional facility in the Connecticut state prison system. This page will tell you info about anything related to Robinson Correctional Institution,like: How to locate an inmate. Visiting an inmate at this prison The address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate. And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Robinson Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1985
State: Connecticut
County: Hartford
DOC: Connecticut Department of Correction
Security Level: Level 3
Warden Name: Christine Whidden

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Contact Information

In this section you have the street address and mailing address for Robinson Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to a prisoner at Robinson Correctional Institution, and make sure to use the street address if you want to know the actual location of Robinson Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page if you are going to mail a letter or package to a prisoner to learn how to correctly write the address, and follow the right protocol for mailing a letter or package. If you don’t follow the correct directions, it might not get to the inmate.

Robinson Correctional Institution
285 Shaker Road
Enfield CT, 6082

Street Address / Prison location


Robinson Correctional Institution
285 Shaker Road, POB 1400
Enfield CT, 6082

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax Number:

Map and Directions

Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Be sure to check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings on this page if you are going to go to visit an inmate at Robinson Correctional Institution.

Robinson Correctional Institution
285 Shaker Road, POB 1400
Enfield CT, 6082


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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have telephones, so you can’t call prisoners, however, there are cases when it may be necessary to have the phone number to Robinson Correctional Institution.

Robinson Correctional Institution inmates can sometimes make calls with:

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

Fax Number

Robinson Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax inmates, but there are times when it is necessary to have the fax number to Robinson Correctional Institution.

Email Address

This is the main email address for the prison. You cannot reach inmates at this email. If you are going to send an email to an inmate, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1489
Total Staff: 311

Inmate Email

To send an email message to an inmate you must use an exact process to ensure that the email is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates are not permitted to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you must follow when mailing postal mail to a inmate. If you don’t then letter or package might not be received.

Before you send anything, be sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials do open and read all received general correspondence. Incoming general mail is able to be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep safety and security or watch a problem confronting an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the correct format for how you need to address a letter or package to an inmate at Robinson Correctional Institution:

Robinson Correctional Institution
285 Shaker Road
Enfield CT, 6082

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which serves to provide a bank-like account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can add funds into these Commissary accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates funds by way of postal mail and will have to send those funds to this address and follow the policies shows below:

The money have to be a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day holding period, and during this hold period the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that don’t have correct prisoner info if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and checks won’t be accepted for deposit so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently moved to different correctional facilities throughout Connecticut, so you may have to look up what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to find an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Connecticut state prisons: Connecticut State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Robinson Correctional Institution, you must be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Connecticut state prison has its own procedures for prison visits and they are changed often. The procedures below could be different since this was written, so make sure to also read Robinson Correctional Institution’s site to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer will ensure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log before they can enter the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture id of visitors is required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the points shown below, check the main correctional facility website as this info is changed all the time:

  • 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

Info about Robinson Correctional Institution prison 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

Section about Robinson Correctional Institution death row to be added later.

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


Details about Connecticut parole coming.

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.


Details about release procedures for Robinson Correctional Institution coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about what life is like at Robinson Correctional Institution to be added later.

  • 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.


Robinson Correctional Institution news to be added later.


A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Robinson 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 looking for a job at a prison? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, go to:

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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 tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Details about Robinson Correctional Institution inmate family resources to be added later.


A section with the history of Robinson Correctional Institution to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Robinson 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

Robinson Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Connecticut Department of Correction Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Robinson Correctional Institution

Have you ever been incarcerated in Robinson Correctional Institution? Do you know someone that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at Robinson Correctional Institution?

If so, then you should write a review about it. Write down what you experienced so that other people can find out what to expect.

Things you could put in your review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate here, post your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.

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  1. ESTHER says:

    I have a son in Card Robinson in Sept 24,2012 is the 85% of his sentence when he be home.

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