Northeast Correctional Complex

Northeast Correctional Complex (NERCF & CCWC) is a prison for adult inmates (male and female) that is located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. This facility can house approximately 126 inmates and is operated by the Vermont Department of Corrections.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Northeast Correctional Complex are based on the inmate's classification and last name.

Monday                            6:30pm to 8:30pm                          Regional Last Name A-F

Tuesday                            6:30pm to 8:30pm                          Regional Last Name G-L

Wednesday                       6:30pm to 8:30pm                         Regional Last Name M-R

Thursday                           6:30pm to 8:30pm                          Regional Last Name S-Z

Saturday                            8:00am to 10:00am                        Camp Last Name A-L

Saturday                            6:00pm to 8:00pm                          Camp STEP 4 ONLY

Sunday                               8:00am to 10:00am                        Camp Last Name M-Z

Sunday                               6:00pm to 8:00pm                           Regional STEP 4 ONLY

E/F Unit - One visit per week for up to 1 1/2 hours is allowed in the non-contact visiting room, between the hours of 8:00am to 1:00pm, Monday through Friday (exception is Holiday's and Parole Board days). Your visit request must be submitted to the 1st Shift Supervisor, requesting a specific date, time, names, and the number of visitors.

Visiting Rules

  • A valid photo ID is required for all adult visitors
  • You must follow the dress code or you will be turned away
  • Arrive at the facility no more than 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visiting time
  • You are not allowed to exchange items with your inmate during a visit
  • Bathrooms are not available during visiting; please use the bathroom in the reception area prior to entering the visiting room
  • Physical contact between adult visitors and inmates is not permitted
  • All visitors are subject to being searched

You are allowed to bring an inmate requested property during visiting hours, but it must go through the property officer. These items must also be approved prior to bringing them in. 

Video Visitation

To register for video visitation, go to You can schedule a visit and pay for it with a credit or debit card. A 10-minute visit costs $2.50 and a 25-minute visit cost $6.25.

Physical Address

Northeast Correctional Complex
1266-1270 US Route 5
St.Johnsbury, VT 05819

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate name and DOC number
Northeast Correctional Complex
1266-1270 US Route 5
St.Johnsbury, VT 05819

Electronic Messaging

You can send electronic messages to your inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex by using the Simply choose the Vermont DOC as your message location and add your inmate as a contact by using either their inmate ID or first/last name. 

Once you set up your account you can write messages, purchase message credits for yourself, and purchase additional credits to send to your inmate so they can reply. 

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call an inmate at Northeast Correctional Complex, but they do have access to phones during certain hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Vermont, please click here.

How to Send Money

You can deposit money into an inmate’s account at Northeast Correctional Complex so they can purchase commissary items and telephone time via Access Corrections. Deposits can be made online or by telephone. 

There is also the option of using a Deposit Coupon and sending a money order via the US Mail. These coupons are available from inmates, in the lobby of Northeast Correctional Complex, or by clicking here

Deposits made with coupons must be mailed to:

Vermont Department of Corrections Inmate Trust
P.O. Box 1344
Williston, VT 05495-1344

The VTDOC recommends that you only send money to inmates who are your own family members or personal friends. 

Tablet Services

If you would like to pay for your inmate's tablet services, you can do so at You can also download the ConnectNetwork app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. 

Locate the Vermont DOC and add the inmate as a contact using either their inmate ID or first/last name. On the left side of the menu, click on Debit Link and buy enough Link Units to pay for your inmate’s subscription purchases to FM Radio, Newsfeed, Game Center, eBooks, and streaming music.

Programs For Inmates

Programs at Northeast Correctional Complex include education and workforce readiness classes provided by the Community High School of Vermont (CHSVT).

The Community High School of Vermont

The Community High School of Vermont (CHSVT) provides educational opportunities for inmates. The dual mission of the CHSVT is to offer inmates an accredited high school education while providing risk-reducing interventions to decrease recidivism.

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Careers at Northeast Correctional Complex

If you are interested in a career with the Vermont Department of Corrections and would like more information about job listings at the Northeast Correctional Complex, click here.