Delaney Hall Detention Facility

The Delaney Hall Detention Facility is an ICE detention center that is located in Newark, New Jersey. This facility houses detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

For information about an ICE detainee housed at the Delaney Hall Detention Facility, call (973) 491-6042 anytime between 8:00 am and 11:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Be sure to have the detainee's information ready when you call. Including their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), any known aliases, their date of birth, and their country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Delaney Hall Detention Facility are as follows:

Monday through Friday: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

General Rules

Detainees are allowed to visit for 30 minutes, and all visits are contact visits. To allow enough time to process through security, all visitors must arrive 45 minutes prior to their visiting time. 

All adult visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter the visiting room. Minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older) and can't be left unattended in the waiting room, visiting room, or any other area.  

Visitors are not allowed to bring items into the visiting room or pass items to a detainee. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of the Delaney Hall Detention Facility.

Before visiting your detainee, you will be subject to a search of your person and an inspection of your belongings. You must also successfully pass through a metal detector. If you refuse to cooperate with search procedures, your visit will be denied.

Parking is free, and the visitor parking lot is located in front of the main entrance within the facility.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit their clients at the following times:

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals daily, at any time. Whenever possible, arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer in advance. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

The ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of Delaney Hall Detention Facility can be reached by calling (908) 282-5700.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Delaney Hall Detention Facility at any time. Arrangements must be made in advance with the CEC Programs Coordinator at (973) 274-0115, ext. 515.

Physical Address

Delaney Hall Detention Facility
451 Doremus Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
United States

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (973) 274-0115
Field Office Main Phone: (973) 645-3666

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Delaney Hall Detention Facility
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
451 Doremus Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
United States

When sending a detainee mail through the US Postal Service, you must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus your name and address. The staff at Delaney Hall Detention Facility does not read incoming detainee mail, but they do screen it for contraband. 

Sending Packages

Detainees at Delaney Hall Detention Facility are not allowed to receive care packages. However, detainee personal property is accepted between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (7 days a week) at:

Essex County Correctional Facility
354 Doremus Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
Main Lobby

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at Delaney Hall Detention Facility directly. However, if you need to leave a detainee an urgent message you can call (908) 282-5700.

Your message must include:

  • The detainee's full name
  • Their alien registration number, and 
  • A telephone number where you can be reached

How to Send Money

You can mail money directly to a detainee at Delaney Hall Detention Facility by sending a money order or cashier's check. Do not send cash. Mail the money order or cashier's check to:

Delaney Hall Detention Facility
Detainee Name/Alien Number
451 Doremus Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
United States

When you send money to a detainee in the mail, it is taken to the processing area and placed into their account. The processing officer will give a receipt for all funds received. 

To Post a Delivery Bond

When a detainee in ICE custody is placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

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