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Inmate Visits

Inmates at the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction are allowed up to three one-hour visits per week. Inmates may have up to 2 adult and 2 minor visitors at a time. All visitors must be on a pre-approved visitors list. Each inmate is allowed up to five people on that list. All adult visitors must produce a valid state photo identification. Visitors under age 17 must be accompanied by an adult and must produce a valid state photo I.D. or long-form birth certificate.

Visiting hours are posted in our main lobby, and are available on our recorded telephone system when you dial the main number, 413-443-7220.

Effective  4/1/2014 Inmate visiting hours are as follows:

Pod A

Monday5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Thursday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sunday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm


Pod B

Wednesday: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Thursday: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Saturday, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Pod C

Sunday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Monday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm.

Thursday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.


Pod D

Sunday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wednesday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Friday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm


Pod E

Tuesday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm.

Thursday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Saturday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm


Pod F

Sunday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Monday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Tuesday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Friday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Pod G

Monday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tuesday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Saturday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm




POD J

Sunday:  8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Monday:  5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
Thursday:  7:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

Visit Hours are subject to change without notice. Visitors are encouraged to call the facility in advance of planned visits to confirm visit hours for each pod.

The Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction is a smoke-free campus. Visitors may not bring smoking materials, illegal drugs, weapons, cameras or food of any kind into the jail.

Visitors must wear proper attire. Bathing suits, mini skirts, sleeveless shirts or dresses, halter tops, backless shirts, blouses or dresses, Spandex clothing, coveralls, see-through blouses, hats, non-prescription glasses, clothing with offensive printing, jewelry, tube tops, hair ornaments and spaghetti-strap tops or dresses are prohibited.




Mail, Phone Calls

Inmates may receive delivery of the U.S. Mail, which is received every day except Sunday and postal holidays from the Post Office. All incoming mail is opened and checked for contraband. Mail sent to an offender must have the inmate's name written on the envelope, with a return address. Legal documents are opened in the presence of the inmate. Inmates may subscribe to any publication that does not jeopardize or undermine the security and good order of the institution. Inmate mail should be addressed with an inmate’s name to 467 Cheshire Road, Pittsfield, MA, 01201.

Inmates are allowed to make collect calls to family and friends.

For further information about inmate phone calls and billing, go to our "links" page and click on Correctional Billing Services.



Inmate Accounts

All money for inmates will be deposited to the inmate's account.

Cash for inmate accounts is accepted in the public lobby during regular business hours.

Only
money orders or cashier's checks will be accepted through the mail. All money orders or cashier's checks must be sent to the following address:

Inmate's Name
Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction
467 Cheshire Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201

All
money orders or cashier's checks must be made payable to the inmate. The sender's name and address must also be written on the money order or cashier's check for deposit to the inmate's account.