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Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction

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The new Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, dedicated January 5, 2001, is a direct supervision facility of 160,000 square feet, built on 25 acres. Located at 467 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield, the facility features 288 cells divided equally among eight two-tiered housing units, or pods. Total inmate capacity is about 500.

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.

Information about visiting hours and communications can be found here.