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Updated on: March 5, 2022

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Downeast Correctional Facility, is part of the Maine Department of Criminal Justice. It is located in the downtown area of Machiasport, Maine, and is able to house 148 male offenders. It is a 1-acre facility.

The Downeast Correctional Facility itself was opened in 1995 to house nonviolent offenders. The entire facility was constructed as a response to prison overcrowding. The Downeast Correctional Facility is meant to house short-term or transient inmates. Most inmates are within 120 days of release.

Downeast Correctional Facility
Facility Name
Downeast Correctional Facility
Facility Type
State Prison
64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655
Date Established
Postal Code
Washington County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

If you wish to search inmates of Downeast Correctional Facility, you can use the Maine Department of Criminal Justice offender search. It can be found here

You can search for inmates using first name, last name, gender, race, DOC number, and/or ID number.

Sending a Mail

Inmates at Downeast Correctional Facility cannot send mail to other offenders, but they can communicate with family and friends. All correspondence can be inspected except for legal mail. Offenders are also prohibited from communicating with victims or the families of victims. Offenders can receive some stationery items, as well.

Inmates at Downeast Correctional Facility can receive 4” x 6” photos, as long as they do not contain nudity. Polaroid photos are not allowed for security reasons. There also cannot be sexually suggestive material or gang-related content in the photographs, as well.

In Maine, inmates also have access to electronic messaging. This does cost a fee and is provided through JPAY.

Books can be sent to inmates but they must be paperback books. No binding is allowed whatsoever. No publications are allowed to contain nudity, incite hate, or describe the creation of anything that might put the facility at risk.

Send inmate mail here:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Downeast Correctional Facility

64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655

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Sending Money

You can send money to Downeast Correctional Facility using various methods. Here are the methods:

  • Deposit funds at a Moneygram or Western Union location.

  • Deposit through four companies online. These companies are JPAY, Western Union, ECommDirect, and Touchpay.

  • Deposit funds through a phone, through either Western Union, Touchpay, or JPAY.

  • A deposit slip must be obtained from the inmate. Afterwards, send a money order or cashier’s check to “Inmate Trust Fund for [Inmate Name, Inmate ID]”

    • Send to this address:

Inmate Trust Fund

64 Base Road, Machiasport, ME, 04655

It should be noted that there are fees associated with all of these methods, and they may vary.

Phone Calls

During intake, inmates establish a list of telephone numbers that they will be able to call. A list can be updated periodically.

Offenders at Downeast Correctional Facility can make outgoing calls only. There is a limited time length of twenty minutes on all calls. Three-way calls and call forwarding may lead to the termination of a call.

On most days, inmates have access to the telephone from 7 PM to 10 PM. However, this is not available during a security lockdown.

Visiting Rules

The visiting hours at Downeast Correctional Facility are Saturdays and Sundays from 8 AM to 5 PM. Offenders must remain at the facility for at least 14 days to qualify for contact visits.

Visits may last up to two hours, depending on the circumstances.

Visitors can bring up to twenty dollars in quarters for the vending machines located in the visitor area.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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