MCI – Concord – Massachusetts

Know somebody in prison at MCI – Concord?  MCI – Concord is a correctional facility in the state prison system in Massachusetts.  This guide gives you about anything you might want to know about MCI – Concord,like:  Find an inmate at MCI – Concord.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The prison’s address and phone number.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate at MCI – Concord.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: MCI – Concord
Year Opened: 1878
State: Massachusetts
County: Middlesex County, Massachusetts,
DOC: Massachusetts Department of Corrections
Security Level: medium
Warden Name: Bruce Gelb,

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Contact Information

Below you will find the mailing address and street address for MCI – Concord. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to a prisoner at MCI – Concord, and use the street address if you need to know the location of the facility.

Mailing Address

You should read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page before you mail a letter or package to an inmate to learn how to correctly address the package or letter, and do the appropriate procedure for mailing a letter or package. If you do not follow the appropriate protocol, it could not get to the inmate.

MCI – Concord
965 Elm Street 
Concord MA, 1742

Street Address / Prison Location


MCI – Concord
965 Elm Street PO Box 9106
Concord MA, 1742

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (978) 405-6100

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you are visiting an inmate. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings on this page before you go to visit an inmate at MCI – Concord.

MCI – Concord
965 Elm Street PO Box 9106
Concord MA, 1742


Directions to MCI – Concord

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Phone Number

Prisoners can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are times when it is useful to know the phone number to the facility.
(978) 405-6100

MCI – Concord inmates can sometimes make calls using:

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

Fax Number

MCI – Concord inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to prisoners, but there are cases when it is helpful to have the fax number to MCI – Concord.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the main email address for the facility. You won’t be able to contact individuals at this email address. If you want to send an email to a prisoner, read the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

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Inmate Email

To send an email message to a prisoner at MCI – Concord you must follow an specific process to make sure that the email is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates are not permitted to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that are necessary to follow when mailing mail to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not be received.

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

Mail Monitoring

MCI – Concord staff will open and inspect all incoming general postal correspondence. Received general mail can be read as frequently as deemed necessary to ensure safety and security or monitor problems confronting a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the proper format for how you need to address mail to a state prison inmate at MCI – Concord:

MCI – Concord
965 Elm Street 
Concord MA, 1742

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary that was started to provide a bank account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may send funds into these Commissary accounts using Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can choose to send inmates funds through postal mail and must send money to this address and do so in accordance with the rules provided below:

The money must be a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold period, and in this time the prisoner will not have access to the deposit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender any funds that do not have appropriate inmate info provided the envelope has a return address. Cash and checks won’t be accepted for deposit so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are from time to time changed to different correctional facilities throughout Massachusetts, so you might need to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click the link here to find an MCI – Concord prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Massachusetts state prisons: Massachusetts State Prisons

Massachusetts Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at MCI – Concord, you must know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

MCI – Concord Visitation Policy

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has its own policies for prisoner visitation and these policies get changed regularly. The policies below could be changed since this was written, so be sure to also go to MCI – Concord’s site to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures each visitor signs the inmate visitors log when they enter the prison and upon departure.

Identification Required

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

For everything shown below, check out the actual prison site because this info is updated often:

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

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Prison Records

Section about MCI – Concord records coming.

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

More information about MCI – Concord death row coming soon.

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Information about Massachusetts parole coming soon.

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.


Information about release procedures for MCI – Concord coming.

Inmate Programs

MCI – Concord Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about life at MCI – Concord 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 section on news at MCI – Concord to be added later.


MCI – Concord photos will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at MCI – Concord
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at MCI – Concord.

If you have any photos of MCI – Concord 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 correctional facility? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, click here: MCI – Concord Jobs

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The official website: MCI – Concord 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.

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Family Resources

Information about family resources available at MCI – Concord to be added later.


A section with the history of MCI – Concord coming.

Such as:

  • Famous MCI – Concord 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 Massachusetts State Prisons: Massachusetts State Prisons

MCI – Concord Links

The official website: MCI – Concord Website
MCI – Concord Jobs
Directions to MCI – Concord
MCI – Concord Inmate Programs
Inmate Visitation Instructions

Massachusetts Department of Corrections Links

Massachusetts Department of Corrections Main Website
Massachusetts Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Massachusetts Department of Corrections Prison Map
Massachusetts Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Massachusetts Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Massachusetts Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Massachusetts Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Massachusetts State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Massachusetts State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Massachusetts State Prison Inmates
Massachusetts State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of MCI – Concord

Have you ever spent any time at MCI – Concord? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited a prisoner there?

If you have, then please write your review about it. Write down what you experienced so that other people will know what to expect.

What to put in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are an inmate at this facility, include your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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