York State Correctional Institution Inmate Search and Prison Information

York State Correctional Institution

860-691-6700

201 West Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357

http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1499&Q=265454&docNav=|

York State Correctional Institution is nestled in Niantic, Connecticut.

The York State Correctional Institution is classified by the state of Connecticut as a medium-security facility.

The York State Correctional Institution is licensed to house 1239 inmates. The York State Correctional Institution only houses adult male inmates.

Inmates in the York State Correctional Institution are kept in multi-occupancy cells and open dormitories.

Also, inmates that are in the York State Correctional Institution can take part in the facilities correctional industries work program which handles the distribution and processing of commissary orders for a few other state correctional prisons.

The York State Correctional Institution also has vocational programs including:

  • Custodial Maintenance

  • Barbering

  • Material Handling

  • Construction Disciplines

  • Warehousing

  • Computer Aided Drafting

Inmates will also be able to get their GED while they are in the York State Correctional Institution.

The York State Correctional Institution also offers:

  • Self-Help Groups

  • Addiction Treatment Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Dental Care

  • Mental Health Care

  • Medical Care

York State Correctional Institution — General Information

Facility Name York State Correctional Institution
Facility Type State Prison
Capacity 1239
Address 201 West Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357
Phone 860-691-6700
City Niantic
Postal Code 6357
State Connecticut
County New London County
Official Website http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1499&Q=265454&docNav=|

Sending a Mail/Care Package

While inmates are in the York State Correctional Institution, they will be permitted to receive letters, photos, and other items from you.

If you would like to send a care package, you will be permitted to do so, but there is one small condition. You will be REQUIRED to use Access SecurePak. You will NOT be permitted to send a care package directly from your home. You will need to use the following third-party site.

Sending Money

Inmates in the York State Correctional Institution will need money to purchase various items from the commissary. The commissary is the prison store where inmates can purchase extra items that the facility does not give them.

Inmates will also need money for their phone account as well, so they can call home.

You can deposit money into an inmate's account by using JPay. JPay will allow you to deposit money using your credit and debit card. JPay does not accept cash payments.

Phone calls

The York State Correctional Institution contracts with Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is the company that you will need to make an account with. When making account, you will have the ability to ensure that the inmate will always have money on their phone account, so they can always call home.

Visitation

You will be permitted to come down to the York State Correctional Institution between the hours of 9 am to 3:45 pm on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You will not be permitted to come down to the York State Correctional Institution after 2:45 pm. No new visitors will be permitted on-site.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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