CPS Camp Number 081

CPS Camp Number 081

Technical Agency: Mental Hospital


CPS Unit No. 81, a Mental Hospital unit at Connecticut State Hospital in Middletown, Connecticut operated by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), opened in March 1943. AFSC supported the unit until it withdrew from the CPS Program in the spring of 1946. Selective Service then operated the unit until it closed in September 1946. Most of the men served as ward attendants; twenty wives joined the hospital staff as day and night ward attendants.



  • Location: Middletown, Connecticut | Opened: March 1943 | Closed: September 1946