Northeastern Correctional Center

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Northeastern Correctional Center
Northeastern Correctional Center is located in Massachusetts
Northeastern Correctional Center
Location in Massachusetts
LocationBarretts Mill Road
West Concord, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°28′18″N 71°23′48″W / 42.47167°N 71.39667°W / 42.47167; -71.39667Coordinates: 42°28′18″N 71°23′48″W / 42.47167°N 71.39667°W / 42.47167; -71.39667
Security classMinimum/Pre-Release
CapacityOperational Capacity: 277 Operational Occupancy: 68%
Managed byMassachusetts Department of Correction
DirectorDeputy Superintendent Sheila Kelly

The Northeastern Correctional Center is a minimum security/pre-release state prison in Massachusetts that opened in 1932. NCC sits on 300 acres of farmland and provides many inmates with work opportunities prior to being released from prison. The facility is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA), managed by the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety.[1] On January 6, 2020, there were 188 inmates in general population beds. [2]

Covid cases[edit]

Pursuant to the Supreme Judicial Court's April 3, 2020 Opinion and Order in the Committee for Public Counsel Services v. Chief Justice of the Trial Court, SJC-12926 matter, as amended on April 10, April 28 and June 23, 2020 (the “Order”), the Special Master posts weekly reports which are located on the SJC website here for COVID testing and cases for each of the correctional facilities administered by the Department of Correction and each of the county Sheriffs’ offices. The SJC Special master link above has the most up to date information reported by the correctional agencies and is posted for the public to view.


  1. ^ "Northeastern Correctional Center". MA Dept of Correction. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Weekly inmate count - 1/6/20".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)