Middlesex Jail & House of Correction

The Middlesex Jail & House of Correction is situated approximately 45 minutes north of downtown Boston in the town of Billerica, Massachusetts. Accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA), the facility houses detainees awaiting trial and inmates serving sentences of up to 2 ½ years. Approximately 1,100 men in total are housed at the facility. Women awaiting trial or sentenced in Middlesex County are held by the Massachusetts Department of Correction.

During their period of incarceration, men being held at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction are encouraged to participate in programming designed to allow them to better themselves and prepare for re-entry. Programming opportunities include classes focused on education, addiction and anger management, among others.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Shawn Jenkins Special Sheriff (978) 667-1711
Osvaldo Vidal Superintendent of Operations (978) 667-1711
Carole Cafferty Supt. of Admin. & Program Services (978) 667-1711
Thomas Gannon Asst. Supt. of Operations (978) 667-1711