Board of Corrections
Chairman: Stanley Kreitman
51 Chambers Street – Room 923
New York, NY 10007
(212) 788-7840

New York City Department of Corrections
Commissioner: William J. Frazier
60 Hudson Street – 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013-4393
(212) 266-1212

Rikers Island & Important Rikers Island Phone Numbers
Rikers Island Control Room: (718) 546-4521
Rikers Island Inmate Information: (718) 546-0700
Records Access Officer: (646) 248-1414

Rikers Island Security
16-16 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-1560

New York City Correctional Institution for Men
10-10 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-5700

New York City Adolescent Reception & Detention Center
11-11 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-6950

Anna M. Kross Center
18-18 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-3550

Eric M. Taylor Center
10-10 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-5750

James A. Thomas Center
14-14 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-5300

George Motchan Detention Center
15-15 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-4550

George R. Vierno Center
09-09 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-2107

North Infirmary Command
15-10 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-1150

Otis Bantum Correctional Center
16-00 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-6449

Rose M. Singer Center (Women’s Jail)
19-19 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-7450

Transportation Division
17-17 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-1348

Vernon C. Bain Center
1 Halleck Street
Bronx, NY 10474
(718) 579-8315

West Facility
16-06 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
(718) 546-4150

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New York City Borough Jails

Brooklyn Detention Complex
275 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 797-8315

Brooklyn Correction Facility
136 Flushing Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Temporarily Closed

Bronx Detention Complex
653 River Avenue
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 579-4315

Queens Detention Complex
126-02 82nd Street
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(718) 575-5312

Manhattan Detention Complex (MDC)
125 White Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 225-7313

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Directions to Rikers Island

Bus: From Queens, take the Q101R at Bridge Plaza South (Queens Plaza) and 28th Street in Long Island City, which will get you to the Rikers Island Visitor’s Center. In Manhattan, the Q101 can be found at East 59th Street and Second Avenue. You will need to transfer at the entrance to the Rikers Island to the Q101R bus in order to cross the bridge to the Rikers Island Visitor’s Center.

Train: Currently, there are no trains that will take you to Rikers Island.

Car: Grand Central Parkway East to Astoria Boulevard. Bear left and head straight on 23rd Avenue to 82nd Street. Turn left onto 82nd Street to 81st Street. Turn right onto 81st Street. The name will change to 19th Avenue. Go to the first traffic light and turn right onto Hazen Street. Leave your car in the parking lot and take the Q101R bus to get to the Rikers Island Visitor’s center.

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Nassau County Correction Facility

Nassau County Jail
100 Carmen Avenue
East Meadow, New York 11554
(516) 572-4200

Important Phone Numbers at Nassau County Correctional Center:

Sheriff’s Bureau of Investigation (SBI): (516) 572-4205
Sherriff’s Department Communications: (516) 572-4202
Inmate Records (calculation of inmate jail credit): (516) 572-3802

Nassau County Jail (Nassau County Correctional Center) Visiting Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

8:00am-11:00am; 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Thursday, Friday 12:00pm -3:00pm; 4:00pm-8:00pm

Please Note: Inmates are allowed two (2), one (1) hour personal or family visits per week. Attorney visits and other professional visits do not count toward that limitation. No visitor may wear any Green or Orange clothing at the correctional facility. Any questions regarding this limitation should be directed to the Visiting Unit Supervisor at (516) 572-4600 during visiting hours or (516) 572-4204 during non visiting hours or in writing at 101 Carmen Avenue, East Meadow, New York 11554.

Directions to Nassau County Correctional Center

From West: Take the Cross Island Parkway South to the Northern State Parkway. Take the Northern State Parkway to the Meadowbrook Parkway South/Jones Beach. Merge onto Hempstead Turnpike/Route 24 via Exit M5 toward Farmingdale. Turn left onto Carmen Avenue. Tip: If you pass the Hospital, you have gone too far.

From East: Take the Long Island Expressway/I495 West to the Northern State Parkway. Take the Northern State Parkway to the Meadowbrook Parkway South/Jones Beach. Merge onto Hempstead Turnpike/Route 24 via Exit M5 toward Farmingdale. Turn left onto Carmen Avenue. Tip: If you pass the Hospital, you have gone too far.

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Suffolk County Correction Facility

Riverhead Maximum Security Facility

Charles Ewald, Warden

100 Center Drive

Riverhead, New York 11901

(631) 852-2200

Directions: Long Island Expressway/I-495 to exit 71. Make a right at the stop sign, head south and watch for sign. Sheriff’s Office is on the right.

Yaphank Minimum Security Facility
69 Yaphank Avenue
Yaphank, New York 11980
(631) 852-4700

Directions: Long Island Expressway/I-495 to exit 67. Take Yaphank Avenue south and follow the signs to the Yaphank Minimum Security Facility.

Helpful Information

Parking:
All individuals in the vehicle must have a valid ID to enter the facility grounds. Park in designated visitor parking areas only (red lined stalls) or you will be subject to being ticketed and or towed. Remain in your vehicle or in the outdoor sheltered waiting area until 30 minutes prior to your visiting session.

Visiting Days & Hours
There is no visiting on Sunday or Monday. Visiting days are Tuesday through Saturday. There are four visiting sessions on each visiting day (all PM): 2:30-3:30 4:00-5:00 6:45-7:45 8:15-9:15 (You must arrive 30 minutes prior to your visit) Inmates are permitted 2 one hour visits per week.

Visiting Reservations
Reservations are accepted for the week, beginning Monday (for Tues-Sat) on a first call first serve basis, to capacity. Reservations are accepted Monday through Friday 8AM-4PM at 852-1893 or 852-1894. A reservation must be made at least one day in advance to the visit. You may schedule two (2) visits for the week with one call. You may begin calling each Monday to make reservations for the current week only. You must provide your DMV driver’s license ID#, driver’s permit ID# or non-driver ID# when making a reservation. You may cancel a visit by calling 852-1893/4 at least one day in advance of the visit. Cancellations are not accepted on the day of the visit. If you do not show up for your reserved visit, it will be counted as a visit for that week. If you arrive late for your scheduled visit, you may be denied the visit or have a shortened visiting period.

Visiting Walk-In Visits
Walk-in visits are accepted on a first come first serve basis, to capacity. You are not guaranteed a visit as a walk-in and may be turned away. Walk-in visits are permitted according to the schedule below utilizing the first letter of the inmate’s last name. The days are according to the odd or even days of the month.

Session Odd # Days Even # Days
2:30-3:30pm B, E, Z D, S, V
4:00-5:00pm M, P, Q, X F, G, J, Y
6:45-7:45pm C, K, W L, N, T
8:15-9:15pm O, U, R A, H, I

Visiting Rules

You must follow all posted orders and instructions given to you by Deputy Sheriffs or Correction Officers. Tobacco products, matches, lighters, cell phones, food, drinks or gum are not permitted to be brought into the facility. Please secure them in your vehicle or dispose of them before entering the waiting area. You must be appropriately dressed. A valid state driver’s license, permit, non-driver ID, or passport (English) with attached 1-94 is required to visit. You must be 18 years old to visit alone. Persons under 18 years old must be accompanied by their parent or documented legal guardian at all times while on the facility property. The original birth certificate or court documentation is required for all children. The visiting area is limited to two adults and two children (under 18) or one adult and three children (under 18) at a time. You may split the visiting time with others however, a maximum of six visitors are permitted during each visiting session. The visitors waiting in the visiting waiting room to split the visit will be allowed in the visiting room as the other visitors come out. Once a visitor leaves the visiting room, they will not be permitted back in during that session. When your visiting session is ended, you must leave the facility grounds.

**While we make every effort to ensure that this information is accurate, it is recommended that you contact each individual facility prior to your arrival**

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