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Garner Correctional Institution


Garner Correctional Institution, Connecticut

Garner Correctional Institution

Garner Correctional Institution is located in Newtown Connecticut,  This facility is a level 4 high security institution.  It houses over 500 inmates, approximately one fifth of which are pre-trial offenders.  This facility specializes in the care and treatment of male adult offenders who have mental health issues.  Programming and therapy (both group and one on one) are some of the treatments offered to inmates.

The goal of the programs at this facility are to rehabilitate the inmate mentally to the point where they can function within the general population of other prisons, or where they can functionally return to a normal life within society upon release.

Visiting Hours at Garner Correctional Institution:

To visit an inmate you must first have an approved visiting application on file.  Visiting at this institution is by the inmates unit letter.  Inmates are allowed 2 visits per week, and a single visit every other weekend.  You can view the current schedule for Garner Correctional Institution here.

Physical Address:

Garner Correctional Institution
50 Nunnawauk Road
Newtown, CT 06470



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Garner Correctional Institution
PO Box 5500
Newtown, CT 06470