Downeast Correctional Facility

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Updated on: December 24, 2020

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Location 64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655
Official Website

Washington County, Maine is where you can find the Downeast Correctional Facility. The Downeast Correctional Facility is classified as a medium-security facility that can house up to 148 adult male offenders.

All offenders in the Downeast Correctional Facility will either be housed in cells or dormitory style housing.

You should note that the Downeast Correctional Facility will be divided into a few separate units known as the annex, general population, infirmary, segregation unit, mental health unit, and the minimum housing unit.

The Downeast Correctional Facility offers its inmate several vocational programs that include the following:

  • Barbering

  • Building Maintenance

  • Computer Courses

  • Culinary Arts Classes

  • Horticulture Courses

Inmates can also participate in the following as well:

  • GED programs

  • Adult Basic Education

  • Parenting Courses

  • Substance Abuse Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Re-Entry Programs

Downeast Correctional Facility — General Information

Facility Name Downeast Correctional Facility
Facility Type State Prison
Address 64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655
Capacity 148
Facility Type Adult
City Machiasport
Postal Code 4655
State Maine
County Washington County
Official Website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

If you are looking to send your inmate anything through the mail, please address your envelope as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Downeast Correctional Facility

64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655

Please ensure that all envelopes you send to the Downeast Correctional Facility also has your return address. The facility will require you to have you return address on all mail that you send to the inmate.

Sending Money

To give money to an inmate who is in the Downeast Correctional Facility, you will need to use JPay. JPay is a site where you will need to follow directions closely. Once you deposit funds, inmates will be able to use them instantly.

Phone calls

To stay in contact with an inmate while they are in the Downeast Correctional Facility, they will need to first call you. You will not be allowed to call them.

All calls are monitored and will last around 15-minutes in length. Please refrain from using any call features as well.


You will only be allowed to visit an offender every 14 calendar days. Visitation will go by where the inmate is classified as. Here is the current schedule:

General Population/Annex

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays between 8:30 am to 3pm


Tuesdays between 9 am to 2 pm.


See general population/annex visitation schedule

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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