NYSDOC - Sing Sing Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: February 15, 2024
354 Hunter St, Ossining, NY 10562-5442

Sing Sing Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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NYSDOC - Sing Sing Correctional Facility'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 914-941-0108

Located at 354 Hunter St in Ossining, NY, Sing Sing Prison carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Sing Sing Prison offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility, managed by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, is a maximum-security prison located approximately 30 miles north of New York City along the east bank of the Hudson River. Originally named the "Ossining Correctional Facility" in 1970, it reverted to its original name, "Sing Sing," in 1985, derived from a Native American tribe from whom the land was purchased in 1685.

The facility houses around 1,700 prisoners and has plans to convert its original 1825 cell block into a museum showcasing its historical significance. Sing Sing's property is divided by the Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility provides mental health treatment through various programs tailored to inmates with acute to medium mental illness, including an Intermediate Care Program, Transitional Intermediate Care Program, and Residential Crisis Treatment Program for those with serious mental health issues. Educational opportunities range from adult basic education and GED courses to college programs, including Associate's degrees to Master's programs. Vocational studies in carpentry, computers, electrical work, plumbing/heating, small engine repair, custodial maintenance, and welding are also available to inmates. Additionally, the facility offers alternatives to violence courses, substance abuse treatment, and transitional services to support inmates' rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

Inmate Locator

Sing Sing Prison maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

Visitation information effective 01/02/2024

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Visiting Days: Daily (including weekends)

Visiting Hours: 8:15AM to 3:00PM

Special Housing Unit Visiting Days & Hours: Incarcerated individuals in Special Housing units are allowed one (1) non-legal visit within a seven-day period during normal visitation hours. Weekend visits utilize the odd/even weekend schedule. Each week begins on a Thursday and ends on a Wednesday.

Weekend Visitation Schedule: Weekend visits will operate on a rotating odd/even schedule by last number of DIN. See attached weekend visitation schedule

2024 Visitation Schedule

Maximum Number of Visits per Day: One (1) non-legal visit per day based on available space.

Maximum Number of Visitors per Visit: Three (3) visitors and one (1) child under the age of five (5) will be allowed to visit. The child must sit on an adult’s lap. No cross visits allowed.

Visiting Room Overcrowding Policy: In the event that space considerations require termination of visits, the following procedure will be followed:

1) Request voluntary termination from any visitor first.

2) If no volunteers, those visitors who arrived first will be asked to leave.

For additional visitation information, please visit the DOCCS Visitors Page

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