New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) Information

518-457-8126
1220 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12226


New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) is a medium security prison located in city of Albany, Albany County, NY. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under New York state law. Most of the inmates serving their time in New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by New York Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) Prison Information

Jail Name :New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS)
Jail Type :State Prison Administration
Location:1220 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12226
Contact Numbers:518-457-8126
Capacity:
City:Albany
Postal Code:12226
State :New York
County:Albany County
Jail Webpage://www.doccs.ny.gov/

New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS), you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on New York statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
1220 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12226

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 518-457-8126.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS) make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 3 nearby jails/prisons

New York Dept of Corrections (NY DOCCS)

1220 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12226 518-457-8126

New York State Police Jail

1220 Washington Avenue, Building 22, Albany, NY, 12226-2252 518-783-3211

New York State University Police Jail at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY, 12222 518-442-3130

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