Calumet Transitional Housing Unit

The Calumet Transitional Housing Unit is a minimum-security correctional facility that houses male inmates who are nearing the end of their sentence with the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. This facility is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The maximum capacity of this facility is 64. 

The vast majority of residents housed at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit have six months or less remaining on their sentence. This facility is the final stage of their incarceration before they are released back to their community.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit are seven days a week, in four-hour blocks between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm.

For up-to-date information about visiting hours and rule changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, click here. As of August 2021, both video visits and in-person visits are authorized.

In-person visitors are required to complete the screening form and visitor release statement to visit. All visitors are screened for COVID-19 symptoms and risk factors for exposure prior to visitation. All individuals must wear a surgical face mask that covers their nose and mouth at all times.

General Visiting Rules

All visitors must fill out an application and get approval from the New Hampshire DOC before they can visit a resident at Calumet Transitional Housing Unit.

Residents are allowed an unlimited number of family members on their visiting lists. All visitors will undergo a criminal background check prior to approval.

Physical Address

Calumet Transitional Housing Unit
126 Lowell Street
Manchester, NH 03104

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General Phone Number

(603) 271-1928

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Calumet Transitional Housing Unit
Inmate name and number
126 Lowell Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Sending mail is one of the easiest ways to stay in touch with an inmate housed at Calumet Transitional Housing Unit. For security reasons, there are a few restrictions on what may be included in a letter/postcard. To address mail to a resident, you should use their full name and ID number along with the address of the facility.

You may not send packages to residents directly. All packages must be sent using Union Supply Direct to buy items such as shoes, clothing, and electronics. Family and friends can order packages online at

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a resident at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make outgoing calls. 

The phone/tablet provider for the New Hampshire DOC is Global Tel* Link. You can set up an account by visiting their website.  Residents can also send and receive email for a fee through one of the shared tablets available in the housing unit or by purchasing their own tablet.

How to Send Money

There are three options for sending money to a resident at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit. You must be an approved visitor on the inmate's visiting list to send money.

The snail mail option: You can mail a personal check or money order directly to the facility. (Do not send cash). The check or money order must be made payable to the resident and include their name and identification number. 

Your name and complete return address should be written legibly on both the envelope and on the money order/check. The check or money order will be deposited into the resident's personal account.

The online option: You can send money online via

The Facility option: You may visit one of the NHDOC correctional facilities where kiosks have been set up in publically accessible locations to accept deposits.

Programs For Inmates

Programming and services are available to the residents of Calumet Transitional Housing Unit in partnership with the Family Connections Center (FCC): Work release, outings, re-entry planning (includes providing assistance with resume and cover letter writing and job interviewing skills), assisting in obtaining official documents, educational/study release, community level custody.

Parenting Program

All fathers housed at Calumet Transitional Housing Unit can attend the weekly parenting support group. Fathers who have completed the FCC parenting program in prison can continue with the internet video visits and record books on CD's to send home.

Child Impact Seminar

A four-hour court-ordered co-parenting class.

Child Support Seminar

All parents with court-ordered child support can attend a one-hour seminar and then meet with NH Child Support staff to answer questions and receive individual help with their orders.

Healthy Relationships Class

A 10-hour class to learn how to communicate with all people, including romantic partners. Different types of relationships are discussed, and there is an educational component on domestic violence. 

Life Skills Seminars

Community volunteers at FCC lead seminars that the residents can attend. They include: When Your Income Drops, When Parenting Styles Differ, Ages and Stages of Child Development, Moral Development, Conflict Resolution and a Literacy Seminar, Money Management, Nutrition.

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Careers at Calumet Transitional Housing Unit

If you are interested in a career with the New Hampshire Department of Corrections and would like more information about the job openings at the Calumet Transitional Housing Unit, click here.