Whiting Forensic Hospital (WFH)

Hal Smith, Chief Executive Officer

P.O. Box 70, Middletown, CT  06457
PH:   860-262-5400  FAX:  860-262-5485
Admissions:  860-262-5479

Whiting Forensic Hospital specializes in providing inpatient services to individuals involved in the criminal justice system. The hospital consists of 91 maximum security beds and 138 enhanced security beds.  Services are provided to individuals who are admitted under the following categories:

  • Psychiatric Security Review Board commitment
  • Criminal court order for restoration of competency to stand trial
  • Civil commitment (voluntary or involuntary)
  • Transfer from the Department of Correction (during period of incarceration or at end of sentence)

Discharge options are dependent on legal status and the purpose of admission.
They include:

  • Transfer to another psychiatric hospital
  • Placement in Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Other outpatient treatment and housing placement
  • Return to DOC