Bridges of New York-Schenectady

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: November 15, 2018
428 Duane Ave, Schenectady, NY 12304

Bridges of NY-Schenectady is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Satellite View of Bridges of New York-Schenectady

You can support your loved ones at Bridges of NY-Schenectady on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 518-557-1680.

The Bridges of New York-Schenectady in Schenectady, NY, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the Schenectady Sheriff's Department, the New York Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

Bridges is a transitional housing program dedicated to aiding individuals battling alcoholism and drug dependency. Our primary aim is to restore each client to the highest level of spiritual, physical, emotional, and social well-being.

Following the 12-step model, we prioritize the spiritual dimension of recovery from substance abuse. Founded by Bishop Frank Costantino in Florida, Bridges International primarily serves the criminal justice population, addressing substance abuse and mental health issues through faith-based programming within a therapeutic community environment. Expanding our mission to New York, we continue our commitment to saving lives, with over 30 years of experience.

In the New York Metro area, drug and alcohol abuse has reached epidemic levels, affecting one in every five households. Nearly 90% of inmates in County Correctional Facilities are incarcerated due to drug and alcohol-related crimes. We refuse to stand idly by as our neighborhoods are destroyed by this epidemic. Our goal is to provide support and resources to those in need, preventing individuals from being released to the streets without a path forward.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in New York. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Bridges of New York-Schenectady.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Bridges of NY-Schenectady are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Residents in treatment often have conflicting schedules as many have off-site employment and are not always available during visiting hours. Please reach out to 518-557-1680, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Schenectady.

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