Rikers Island - Eric M. Taylor Center (EMFC) is a low security correctional facility. Inmates are housed together in dormitories or cubicle housing. They are provided with access to programs and training that will help to rehabilitate them so that they’re ready to get their lives back on track when released. As a low security facility, Rikers Island - Eric M. Taylor Center (EMFC) has a lower staff to inmate ratio than medium or high security jails.

Rikers Island - Eric M. Taylor Center (EMFC) is a City Jail used by the jurisdictions of East Elmhurst to confine inmates for short periods while awaiting trial or processing. As inmates are staying for only a short period, it has fewer amenities than a jail or prison. Inmates do, however, have access to bathroom facilities and are provided with meals during their stay. Rikers Island - Eric M. Taylor Center (EMFC) may also have a common area in which inmates can socialize.

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Physical Location

City of New York Department of Correction
10-10 Hazen Street

East Elmhurst, NY 11370

Contact Info

212-266-1500