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Northwest State Correctional Facility (NWSCF) - St. Albans

Northwest State Correctional Facility

Physical Address:

3649 Lower Newton Road
St. Albans, VT 05478

Mailing Address:

3649 Lower Newton Road
Swanton, VT 05488

Phone: (802) 524-6771
Fax: (802) 527-7534


Superintendent:  Greg Hale

Assistant Superintendent: Michael Beyor

Assistant Superintendent: Lori Madden

Security and Operations Supervisor: Adam Patterson

Living Unit Supervisors: Brad Dunsmore, Chris Lapan 

Facility ADA Coordinator: Lori Madden  Back up: Chris Lapan

Facility Business Manager: Desiree Paquette

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The Northwest State Correctional Facility (NWSCF) in Swanton Vermont is currently hiring Temporary Correctional Officers. NWSCF hires temporary officers in anticipation of them competing for full-time classified positions when those positions become available.


Visiting Hours by Housing Unit

General Population

General visits take place every weekend.

If the inmate's Last Name Starts with the letter: Your weekly visit is:

  • A-D: Saturday, 08:30am-10:30am
  • E-L: Saturday, 13:00pm-15:00pm
  • M-R: Sunday, 08:30am-10:30am
  • S-Z: Sunday, 13:00pm-15:00pm

Close Custody (Echo) visiting

Incarcerated individuals are allowed two visitors at a time. All other visiting rules apply. 

  • Unit #1: Saturday, 19:00pm-20:30pm
  • Unit #2: Sunday, 19:00pm-20:30pm

Segregation (Delta) Visiting

Visit by close circuit TV and by approved appointment only.

Visiting Information

Information about visiting rules and procedures can be found in the Department's Administrative Directive on Inmate Visits.