Delaney Hall Detention Facility - DHDF (ICE) - GEO

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: May 10, 2021
451 Doremus Ave, Newark, NJ 07105

Delaney Hall is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Delaney Hall's basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmates while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number is 973-274-0115

Contracting Agency: Union & Essex County, New Jersey, New Jersey State Parole Board, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Capacity: 1200 Adult Males

ICE Capacity: 462 Adults

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Delaney Hall Facility SERVICES

  • Delaney Hall provides residential reentry treatment services for several referring sources and its goal is to reduce offender recidivism.
  • Delaney Hall treatment services include assessments, substance abuse treatment, life skills training, individual and group counseling, relapse prevention, anger management, and educational and GED services.
  • Delaney Hall also maintains a very active Alumni Association that provides aftercare services to ex-offenders including housing and employment referrals, continued substance abuse and alcohol treatment, and mentorship.
  • The Family Services program at Delaney Hall serves to reunite residents with their families through controlled and therapeutic settings and activities.
  • Delaney Hall Detention Facility provides a humane environment for detainees filled with expansive activities, extensive visitation, and easy access to legal services.
  • Delaney Hall Detention Facility, has structured the detainee activities Schedule to provide freedom of movement, extensive visitation of family and friends, and access to our gold standard programs and services.
  • The following activities and services are provided to all detainees, Religious Services, Indoor/Outdoor Recreation, Barbershop, Beauty Shop,ESL (English as a second language), Zumba Classes, Movie Nights, Law Library, Leisure Library, Arts and Crafts and Know Your Rights Program.
  • Delaney Hall is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and scored a perfect 100% on all mandatory and non-mandatory standards on its most recent accreditation.

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Visitation Information

Delaney Hall Detention Facility - DHDF (ICE) - Visitation

Monday-Friday: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must arrive 45 minutes prior to the scheduled visit time.
Visitors must present a valid verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.
Visits shall not exceed 30 minutes.
Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area

Visiting Restrictions

  • All family or other social visits are contact visits.
  • No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted in the facility.
  • If visitors are or appear to be intoxicated, visitation will not be allowed.
  • All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Visit Information:
Residents are requested to complete a Visit Card that lists all the people they wish to visit. Visitors are required to provide picture ID with their current address. If their ID does not match what you put on the visit card, they will not be allowed to visit. Residents are allowed to begin receiving visits the second Saturday after their arrival at Delaney Hall (contingent on their visit card being approved). Each visitor will be electronically frisked with a metal detector wand prior to entering the building for security purposes, this includes children; with the exception of pregnant women and persons with a pacemaker.

* Due to space limitations, the winter schedule only permits a visitor to visit once per week, either on Saturday or Sunday. Only 4 visitors are allowed per day, including children. MONDAY NIGHT FAMILY

* Family services are from 7pm to 9pm (registration begins at 6:30pm; the latest you can register is 7pm).
* Adult Visitors must attend an educational lecture (from 7-8pm) while children visit with the resident.
* From 8pm to 9pm, families will unite to discuss the lecture and share a meal. Visitors are not permitted to bring food, as it is provided by Delaney Hall.
* Valid Driver's license or nondriver's identification card issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
* State or County identification cards (ID must have a current address listed.) that have an expiration date. The date must be valid.
* All identification must have a picture and the address must be the same as the visit card. * You MUST bring your ID each time you visit or drop off a package.
* IDs cannot have a P.O. Box as an address Visitors will not be permitted to enter the facility until proper identification is provided. All visitors, including children, must be listed on the resident's visit card or the visit will be denied.

* A visit may be denied, terminated or suspended for, but not limited to, the following circumstances: If the visitor appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, space is unavailable or if the visitor/s refuses to submit to search procedures.
* At NO time can anything be passed to the resident during the visit; all property must be processed through the main reception window to be documented by our staff.
* No food is permitted.
* You cannot pass personal property, money or cigarettes to residents while you are visiting.
* Once you exit the facility you are not allowed to re-enter, under any circumstances.
* If you are caught moving the barricades in front of the facility will not be allowed to visit.
* You must park your car in the rear visitors' parking lot except those with a valid handicap license plate or a hanging window card. No one is to park in the reserved parking spaces. You cannot have persons waiting for you in the car for extended periods of time.
* You must sit on the opposite side of the table across from the resident at all times.
* All males must have their hands stamped upon entering the facility and checked prior to exiting the facility.
* You are responsible for monitoring your children at all times. Visitors are responsible for escorting their children (any child 15 or under) to the restroom; residents are not permitted to escort children to the bathroom.
* During the winter or during bad weather, the number of visitors or the time a visit may be restricted. During the first visit, a birth certificate must be provided for any child under the age of 18.

* Cell phones or pagers or other electronic devices
* Food items; open beverage containers (coffee cups, cups of soda, open bottles, etc.).
* Electronic toys or games or any items that have batteries inside or connected to them
* Batteries
* Medication with the EXCEPTION of heart or asthma medication (medication MUST be in the original container with visitors name printed on the bottle).
* Cigars (Black & Mild, etc.), extra cigarettes, cameras, or any other contraband items.
* Playing cards or dice or any game that contains such items. UNO CARDS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
* Cameras
* No weapons of any kind; including pepper spray.

* NO revealing clothing; NO tank tops (spaghetti straps), NO see through or sheer clothing, NO tight fitting clothes; NO low cut blouses, NO cleavage and/or belly button areas are to be exposed; and Skirts need to be at or below the knee.
* Any attire can be deemed unacceptable at the discretion of the Shift Supervisor.

* Visitors must conduct themselves in a respectful manner to residents, staff and other visitors at all times.
* Visitors cannot introduce contraband into the facility.
* Visitors may hug and kiss the resident upon entering and exiting the facility. Any other physical contact is strictly prohibited and, if this occurs, your visit will be terminated and the visitor will be removed from your visit list.
* Visitors suspected of being intoxicated (drugs and/or alcohol) will not be permitted to visit.

* For residents who are zero tolerance, non-contact visits can be arranged through the Director or Deputy Director. Visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance, can be scheduled any evening between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and will be one hour long.

* A special visit for long distance relatives, attorneys, and clergy or social service agencies is permitted. Special visits are granted by the Director or designee. We are not responsible for lost or damaged property. Do not leave property under the visit registration desk, visit foyer, or outside of the building. Secure vehicles at all times. Any violation of Delaney Hall visit procedures may result in a forfeit of future visits.

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