Suffolk County House of Corrections

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      Suffolk County House of Corrections, Massachusetts

      ICE Detention Facility

      Boston Field Office
      20 Bradston Street
      Boston, MA, 02118
      Facility Main Telephone Line: (617) 635-1000
      Field Office Main Telephone Line: (781) 359-7500

      Contact information:

      If you would like to get information on a detainee at the Suffolk County House of Corrections, please call (781) 359-7500.

      Please have the following detainee information available:

      • First name
      • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
      • Any aliases the detainee might use
      • Date of birth
      • Country of birth

      Visitation hours:

      The visitation hours for the Suffolk County House of Corrections are organized by each detainee’s last initial. They are broken out as follows:

      • Friday
        8:10 AM – 10:15 AM
      • Sunday
        5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
        6:30 PM – 7:45 PM

      You should always plan on arriving at least 45 minutes before the scheduled visitation time so you can be processed appropriately through security. All visitors must show a valid ID and visits are not to exceed 60 minutes.

      Attorneys are allowed to visit their clients daily 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM.

      The Suffolk County House of Corrections. (Photo courtesy Google Maps)

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      ICE ERO facilities where you can post a bond.

      Call now to bond out an ICE detainee: (844) 910-2342

      Immigration Bond Information

      for the Suffolk County House of Corrections

      Delivery bonds (i.e., immigration bonds) cannot be posted in-person directly at the Suffolk County House of Corrections. Instead, family members or associates can post an immigration bond at any of the 82 ICE-ERO facilities around the country that accept immigration bonds. The closest facility that accepts immigration bonds is located at 1000 District Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803. The number there is (781) 359-7500. Immigration bonds can be posted Monday-Friday (except holidays) at this facility from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bonds cannot be posted directly at the Suffolk County House of Corrections .

      To post an immigration bond for someone detained, you must have a money order, cashier’s check or certified check. If the bond amount exceeds $10,000 and over, you can only pay by single cashier’s check or a certified check. All payments should be made to the “US Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

      If you do not want to post the bond in-person yourself, you can also have a licensed immigration bond agent post the bond for you. For a small fee, ranging from 2% – 10%, an agent can post the bond for you electronically, so that you do not have to travel to the ICE-ERO facility. This process is typically faster and easier than posting a bond yourself.

        SEARCH FOR A DETAINEE

        When searching by name, a detainee's first and last names are required and must be an exact match and select the detainee's country of birth.

        Frequently asked questions about the Suffolk County House of Corrections

        Does the facility have public parking?

        Yes. If you know someone who is detained at the Suffolk County House of Corrections in Boston, Massachusetts and you would like to visit them, there is only street parking available at the facility.

        Can I post a bond for someone who is detained at the Suffolk County House of Corrections ?

        If a bond has been set then yes, you may bond someone out who is being detained at this facility. See the next question below, regarding the various locations where bonds can be processed.

        If I am bonding someone out of the facility do I post the bond there or do I post the bond in another location?

        While you can bail someone out of the Suffolk County House of Corrections, you cannot post the bond at that facility. The immigration bond must be posted at one of 82 ICE-ERO facilities that accept immigration bonds. The closest ICE-ERO facility near the Suffolk County House of Corrections is located at 1000 District Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803. The number there is (781) 359-7500.

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          IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BOND OUT SOMEONE WHO IS IN ICE CUSTODY, PLEASE CONTACT (844) 910-2342.

          How to get information on an ICE detainee

          If you would like to get information on a detainee, please call the Field Office Main Telephone Number, (781) 359-7500.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • First name
          • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
          • Any aliases the detainee might use
          • Date of birth
          • Country of birth

          If you would like to get in touch with a defendant/detainee, please call the facility’s main number, (508) 995-6400.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • Full name
          • Alien Registration Number (A Number)
          • Your name and telephone number

          Massachusetts ICE Detention Facilities

          Not every ICE detention facility allows you to post an immigration bond in Massachusetts. If you would like to post an immigration bond it must be done at an ICE-ERO facility that accepts immigration bonds.

          You can post an immigration bond through a licensed immigration bonding agent. That agent can post a bond for you electronically for any detention facility in Massachusetts and around the US.

          Video transcript: If you would like to locate someone who is currently being detained on an immigration violation, you can search on The Center for Immigration Assistance’s website by going to www.cfiaus.com.

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