The New Hampshire State Prison for Men is the state's oldest prison facility. The original state prison was built in 1812. A new facility was constructed in 1878. Following extensive renovations and new construction in the 1980's, this facility remains in use today. The NH State Prison for Men is a multi-security level male only facility with the capacity of 1,205. The Secure Psychiatric Unit is also on the grounds.
Offender Population in July 1, 2014 - 1,531
- Education - The Granite State High School is recognized by the New Hampshire Department of Education as its own school district. Inmates can obtain their diploma or their eqivalency certificate
- Career and Technical Education Center - Information Technology, auto mechanics, small engine repair, horticulture, food service management, business education, and building trades
- Counseling/Case Management
- Life Skills - Living in Balance, Thinking for a Change, Peer Exchange group, anger management, parenting, domestic violence, alternatives to violence, mediation, stress control, AA/NA, aid to incarcerated marriages, and cognitive problem solving.
- Religious/Chaplain services.
Correctional Industries Shops on premises - For more details click: New Hampshire Correctional Industries Website Homepage
- License plate shop
- Sign Shop
- Print Shop
- Wood Shop
- Information Technology Department
- Electronic Shop
- Furniture Shop
The New Hampshire State Prison for Men employs 220 Corrections Officers and 133 non-uniformed staff.