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NYSDOC - Albion Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: December 09, 2021
3595 State School Rd, Albion, NY 14411-9399

Albion Correctional Facility is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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NYSDOC - Albion Correctional Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 585-589-5511

The inmates housed at Albion Correctional Facility located at 3595 State School Rd in Albion, NY are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Albion Correctional Facility is a medium security women's prison in Albion, New York, United States (Orleans County) that is operated by the New York State Department of Correctional Services. The site was founded in 1894 as the Western House of Refuge for Women, then later the Albion State Training School.

Albion is one of New York facilities exclusively for women, the others being Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Taconic Correctional Facility. Most famously, Albion housed "Long Island Lolita" Amy Fisher for 3½ years; she was then transferred to the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, the only maximum security prison for women in New York State and located in Bedford Hills, New York.

While incarcerated here inmates can work within the Correctional Industries program earning a wage for work in an engraved sign and metal shop. Additionally, offenders can learn vocational skills in cosmetology, custodial and building maintenance, horticulture and general business.

Academic courses taught at Albion Correctional Facility include adult basic education, high school education, special education, GED programs and the can even take college courses to earn an associate's degree in liberal studies or credits at Medaille College.

Albion Correctional Facility offers a multitude of substance abuse treatment services, and religious services to offenders. Inmates incarcerated here can also receive sex offender treatment and counseling as part of the SOCTP program which can last anywhere from 6 to 18 months depending on the risk level of the offender.

NYSDOC - Albion Correctional Facility - Handbook for Families of Inmates

UNIT PROGRAM COMMENT Correctional Industries Engraved Sign Correctional Industries Metal Shop Education (Academic) College Programs Education (Academic) Special Education Program Education (Academic) Title I Program Education (Vocational) Building Maintenance Education (Vocational) Cosmetology Education (Vocational) Custodial Maintenance Education (Vocational) General Business Education (Vocational) Horticulture Guidance and Counseling Sex Offender Counseling & Treatment Program (SOCTP) Female Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Services Alternative for Violence Project (AVP) Volunteer Services Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Services Family Services Programs Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Services Family Reunion Program Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Services Visitor Hospitality Centers Resource Management Waste Management Composting Operation Substance Abuse Treatment Services Alcohol/Substance Abuse Treatment (ASAT) Substance Abuse Treatment Services Comprehensive Alcohol/Substance Abuse Treatment Program (CASAT) Phase I Substance Abuse Treatment Services Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Treatment Substance Abuse Treatment Services Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Transition Program Work Release Substance Abuse Treatment Services Female Trauma Recovery (FTR) Program Substance Abuse Treatment Services Integrated Dual disorder Treatment (IDDT) ICP Substance Abuse Treatment Services Special Housing Unit (SHU) Pre-treatment Workbook Program SHU UNIT PROGRAM COMMENT Guidance and Counseling EEP/MT/Presumptive Release/SMT/LCTA Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Services Children’s Play Areas Ministerial, Family & Volunteer Service Ministerial Services Resource Management Waste Management Recycling Activities Special Subjects Art/Handicrafts and Music As Staffing Allows Special Subjects Inmate Organizations Special Subjects Recreation Special Subjects Special Events Program Temporary Release Temporary Release Programs Transitional Services Transitional Services Program UNIT PROGRAM COMMENT Education (Academic) Adult Basic Education Education (Academic) High School Equivalency (HSE) Guidance and Counseling Incarcerated Veterans Program Level I Transitional Services Phase I Transitional Services Moving On Phase II Transitional Services Phase III Transitional Services Inmate Program Associate (IPA) Transitional Services Aggression Replacement Training (ART) Program Transitional Services Thinking For a Change (T4C)

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NYSDOC - Albion Correctional Facility is a facility in the New York Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

Unfortunately, as a result of the significant increase in COVID-19 infections among the incarcerated population, staff and the surrounding communities, visitation will be temporarily suspended statewide, effective December 30, 2020. Non-contact legal visits will be allowed to continue under previously announced protocols.

The Department continues to work with our phone and tablet vendor as previously announced to ensure continued access to some free calls and secure messages each week. The Department will also make (5) free stamps available to the population for general correspondence.

We will continue to monitor the infection rates and resume visitation as soon as practical. We recognize that visitation is a vital part of family reunification and therefore, we will resume it when safe to do so.

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) encourages visits by family and friends, which can be a positive influence during the time a person spends in prison and after their release. Research shows that incarcerated individuals who receive regular visits adjust much better once they are released from prison when the privilege is used to maintain positive relationships.

DOCCS wants the visiting experience to be family-friendly and positive. The Department has Visitor Hospitality Centers that provide shelter and respite for visiting families and friends prior to entering the facility. Restrooms, a baby changing station, lockers for storing personal belongings, and information concerning rules and regulations pertaining to visitation, including packages for inmates, are available.

To ensure the safety of family, friends who are visiting, as well as our facilities staff and the incarcerated population, visits are subject to DOCCS rules. To help address questions you may have about visitations, DOCCS has prepared a variety of resources.

Visitation Information

NYSDOC - Albion Correctional Facility - Visitation

8:00 AM to 2:30 PM Weekends and Holidays Latest Arrival Time 2:00 PM
One non-legal visit per week, Sunday through Saturday
Latest Arrival Time 2:00 PM

SPECIAL HOUSING UNIT VISITING DAYS & HOURS (Inmates in SHU – 1 visit within 7 day period)
8:00 AM to 2:30 PM One non-legal visit per week, Sunday through Saturday Latest Arrival Time 2:00 PM

Unlimited number of visits during visiting hours.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF VISITORS PER VISIT/DAY (How many people at a visiting table at one time)

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