Gates Correctional Institution

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Updated on: January 19, 2021

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Location 131 North Bridebrook Road, Niantic, CT, 06357
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The Gates Correctional Institution is situated in New London County, Connecticut.

The Gates Correctional Institution is known as a level I medium-security correctional institution which is responsible for the housing of 885 adult male offenders.

The Gates Correctional Institution will be composed of many housing units, which come equipped with double bunk beds. The only time you will not find a double bunk bed is in the temporary holding cells.

The Gates Correctional Institution is encompassed with not one, but two sixteen-foot-tall fences topped with razor wire along with the electronic detention system.

The Gates Correctional Institution offers many programs to its male inmates including the following:

  • Anger Management

  • Sex Offender Treatment

  • Educational Courses

Gates Correctional Institution — General Information

Facility Name Gates Correctional Institution
Facility Type State Prison
Address 131 North Bridebrook Road, Niantic, CT, 06357
Capacity 885
Facility Type Adult
City Niantic
Postal Code 6357
State Connecticut
County New London County
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You are more than welcome to send the following to an inmate in the Gates Correctional Institution:

  • Letters

  • Photos

  • Greeting Cards

  • Newspapers

  • Magazines

  • Books

All these items will need to follow the mail protocol. If you are unsure if what you are sending follows the mail protocol, you can give the institution a quick phone call.

Sending Money

The Gates Correctional Institution uses JPay for their money needs. If you are looking to deposit money regularly into an inmates account, you will need to get acquainted with JPay immediately.

You can deposit funds by either logging on to their website, calling them, or using the kiosk that is available in the lobby of the correctional facility.

Phone calls

Phone calls coming from the Gates Correctional Institution will be made by collect calls. Inmates will not be allowed to call cell phones. So, if you do not have a landline, you will want to get one as soon as possible as you will not receive collect calls from an inmate in the Gates Correctional Institution.


As of 2019, the Gates Correctional Institution has updated their visitor schedule. You will need to get in contact with the correctional facility to find out when you will be allowed to visit an inmate in their institution.

When visiting an inmate, please make sure you are dressed accordingly, and you have your photo identification card on you. If you fail to do either of these things, you will be denied visitation.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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