North End Transitional Housing Unit
The North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center is a minimum-security correctional facility that houses individuals who are nearing the end of their sentence with the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. This facility is located in Concord, New Hampshire and can house a maximum of 48 male residents.
Most of the residents at the North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center have six months or less remaining on their sentence. This facility is the final stage of an inmate's incarceration before they are released back to their community.
North End Transitional Housing Unit
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Visiting Hours and Rules
Visiting hours at the North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center are seven days a week, in four-hour blocks between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm (subject to the inmate's work schedule).
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 North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center.
Residents are allowed an unlimited number of family members on their visiting lists. All visitors will undergo a criminal background check prior to approval.
Approved visitors to the Transitional Work Center are allowed to bring food in from any restaurant as long as a receipt is presented at the window to staff. Only the main course of the food is allowed. No appetizers or desserts. Drinks and bagged chips must be purchased from visiting room vending machines.
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. Notice will be posted to residents and potential visitors on the format of these in person visits to ensure awareness and compliance with protective measures in place.
Sending mail is one of the easiest ways to stay in touch with an inmate housed at North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center. 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 www.nhinmatepackage.com.
How to Call an Inmate
You can't call a resident at the North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center, 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 North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center. 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 web.connectnetwork.com.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 North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center 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.
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.
All fathers housed at North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center 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.
FCC Parenting Classes – An eighteen-hour parenting class based upon the Family Focus curriculum created by the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension.
Parenting Support Groups – These groups offer incarcerated parents an opportunity to share and learn from each other and support each other as fathers who are separated from their families.
Video/Virtual Visitation – Incarcerated parents can apply to have free video visits with their children via a webcam from Skype®.
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.
Careers at North End 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 North End Transitional Housing Unit/Transitional Work Center, click here.