Northern State Prison Information

168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114

Northern State Prison is a medium security state prison located in city of Newark, Essex County, NJ. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under New Jersey state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC)

Below we have given information about the Northern State Prison including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Northern State Prison Prison Information

Jail Name :Northern State Prison
Jail Type :State Prison
Location:168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114
Contact Numbers:973-465-0068
Postal Code:07114
State :New Jersey
County:Essex County
Jail Webpage://

Northern State Prison Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Northern State Prison, 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 Jersey statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 973-465-0068.

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 Northern State Prison 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 9 nearby jails/prisons

Northern State Prison

168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114 973-465-0068

Logan Hall/Toler House Reentry

20 Toler Place, Newark, NJ, 07114 973-642-4249

Tully House Reentry

28 Peerless Place, Newark, NJ, 07114 973-297-1771

The Harbor Reentry

300 Frelinghuysen Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07114 973-297-1771

Nutley Police Jail

228 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ, 07110 973-284-4947

Bedminster Township Police Jail

55 Miller Lane, Bedminster, NJ, 07109 908-234-0585

Belleville Police Jail

152 Washington Avenue, Belleville, NJ, 07109 973-450-3334

Kintock North Substance Abuse-Correctional Treatment/Work Release

Building One50 Fenwick Street, Newark, NJ, 07114 973-622-1400

Irvington Police Jail

One Civic Square, Irvington, NJ, 07111 973-399-6507, 973-416-5652

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