New Haven Correctional Center


New Haven Correctional Center
245 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

New Haven CC Entrance
Phone: (203) 974-4111
Fax: (203) 974-4167
Security: Level 4


  Christopher Brunelle

Deputy Wardens:

  Gregorio Robles
    Yanike Whittingham

Visiting Information:

Please review the following information before scheduling a visit: New Haven CC Visiting Policies (eff. 06/01/2021)

Visiting Schedule - New Haven CC (eff. 03/07/2022)

Visiting Schedule - New Haven CC (eff. 08/22/2022)

Updates:  Unfortunately, due to an increase in the Covid-19 positivity rate social visits are temporarily suspended until further notice. 

The suspension of in-person visits is a safety measure aimed at minimizing the spread of the virus.

Video Visits are Available

A Visiting Request Form must be completed: Visit Request Form

Visitors must be on the approved, active visitors list.

Please complete the following form to request a scheduled in-person or video visit: Visit Request Form

Note: A video visit is not scheduled until you receive confirmation from the facility.

Check your junk mail folder for confirmations or emails regarding visits.

Visits are scheduled according to the inmates housing location. If an inmate moves to another housing location, the visit will be cancelled and needs to be rescheduled. It is the inmate’s responsibility to notify the visitor that their visit will need to be rescheduled.

Any individual who attempts to visit a facility will not be accommodated.

For all general visiting information refer to

Population Information:

See data available regarding Connecticut Department of Correction's supervised population.

General Information:

The New Haven Correctional Center houses primarily pretrial offenders and serves the superior courts in Meriden,  New Haven, Bantam, Litchfield and Waterbury. It is a level 4 high-security facility.

The Mental Health Department offers a variety of programs for offenders who are experiencing stress and depression, including emotional literacy, community groups and psycho-education.

The Education Department has instituted a program designed to identify non-English speaking offenders upon admission for referral to educators who specialize in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Present staffing: 275.

Listing of the inmate programs available at this facility (PDF, 279 KB).

PREA Auditor's Summary Report - 2015

PREA Auditor's Summary Report - 2017


The New Haven Correctional Center was opened on April 27, 1976 situated on 4.9 acres which is comprised of a main building, two dormitory units and an outside detail unit.

In 1991, the dormitory was built consisting of two inmate housing units on one floor.

In 1993, a 234 space-parking garage was opened adjacent to the facility.

In 1997, the outside detail unit was opened containing 12 beds.

List of past wardens:

1969-1970 Raymond Coyle
1970-1971 John Wolfe
1971-1972 Francis Moore
1972-1974 Bruce Goldson
1974-1980 Francis Moore
1980-1982 Victor Liburdi
1982-1985 William Tuthill
1985-1991 Thomas Warren
1991-1993 Robert Gillis
1993-1996 James Huckabey
1996-1999 Theresa Lantz
1999-2000 Remi Acosta
2000-2001 Michael Donahue
2001-2003 Eileen P. Higgins
2003-2009 Robert Correa
2009-2011 John Brighthaupt
Jose Feliciano
Allison Black
Bryan Viger