Need to Know: MCI Framingham
Shift change: 3pm (may delay your pickup)
Prison head counts: 11:30am and 4:30pm (may delay pickup at those times)
Weekend Communication Sheet must be completed and returned each weekend to the regular handler.
Pick up is in the lobby of the facility. No specific dress code is in effect for WPR on regular pick up and drop off.
Special meetings (appreciation ceremonies, volunteer discussions) that require entry to the facility require that you follow the visitors' dress code:
- No spandex or workout clothes.
- No transparent, sheer, or low cut shirts. No short-shorts.
- No tank tops/halters.
- No exposed midriffs.
- No short dresses or skirts.
- No logo tee shirts (example, advertising a pub or other inappropriate items).
- No jeans
- No sneakers, sandals or shorts
If there are any weekend changes or variations in your normal pick up times, please email (by Thursday whenever possible):
Laura Galvani (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Pamela Swanson (email@example.com)
When there is Monday night training class, pups can stay out later on Monday nights if the WPR is able to keep them until after class Monday. Contact Laura Galvani before the weekend for permission to keep the pops over Monday. Dogs should be returned no later than 8pm.
Note: Dogs cannot go out any earlier than 2pm on FRIDAYS and cannot be returned any later than 10am on MONDAYS. (These are NEADS rules)
Note: Email is best contact method.
Laura Galvani (til 2pm Friday): firstname.lastname@example.org; 508-532-5100, x 129
Pam Swanson: email@example.com; 508-532-5100, x 223
Weekend prison contact for emergency returns, etc. (shift commander, will vary): 508-532-5100, x 396 or 0 (let the facility know if pup is returning due to any health issue)
WPR liaison for Framingham: Susan Stock, firstname.lastname@example.org; 508-596-6568 (cell)
You can also email with any urgent matters or dog schedules: Leonard.Nortey@massmail.state.ma.us