Retrieving Identification Documents After Incarceration

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The following is a summary of information provided from the Connecticut Department of Corrections (DOC).

Personal identification documents such as a birth certificate, Social Security card, and driver’s license/Department of Motor Vehicles identification that is obtained – either during intake or during the term of confinement – from a person entering incarceration is stored in a secured location in each correctional facility.

HOW TO RETRIEVE PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS AFTER INCARCERATION:

Returning citizens should be provided back their personal identification by the correctional facility upon release. However, in some instances like direct releases from court, returning citizens may not receive their personal identification at release. To retrieve their personal documents and identification, these individuals should do the following:

Facility  Phone Number
Bridgeport CC 475-225-8000
Brooklyn CI 860-779-4500
Carl Robinson CI 860-253-8000
Cheshire CI 203-651-6100
Corrigan-Radgowski CC 860-848-5700; 860-848-5000
Hartford CC 959-200-3000
Garner CI 203-270-2800
MacDougall-Walker CI 860-627-2100; 860-292-3400
Manson YI 203-806-2500
New Haven CC 203-974-4111
Northern CI 860-763-8600
Osborn CI 860-814-4600
Willard-Cybulski CI 860-763-6100
York CI 860-451-3001

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SOURCES: Connecticut Department of Corrections
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