Allegany County Jail

The Allegany County Jail is an ICE detention center that houses both male and female detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This ICE facility is located in Belmont, New York.

For information about a detainee who is housed at Allegany County Jail, call (716) 843-7600 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. You will need to have the detainee's biographical information ready when you call. This includes their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Allegany County Jail are on Saturdays and Sundays.

Females:      2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Males:          9:30 am to 10:30 am
                      1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
                      5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
                      7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

General Rules

  • Visitors MUST arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit. If you arrive late the visit will be denied. 
  • All adult visitors must have a valid photo ID (Drivers license or Non Drivers ID)
  • All hats, jackets, purses, bags, cell phones, keys, knives, etc. must be secured in the lockers that are provided.
  • All visitors are subject to search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times while on the property.
  • You must remain seated in the Visitation Room at all times.
  • You may hold hands over the barrier. NO kissing allowed.
  • You may give a brief hug at the beginning and end of each visit. 
  • No items, including children, will be passed between the visitor and the detainee.
  • No loud, boisterous or foul language permitted.
  • Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Once you leave the visitation area, you will not be readmitted.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit their clients at any time, seven days a week. It is preferred that legal representatives call the facility in advance of their visit.

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

You may call the ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of Allegany County Jail at (716) 843-7600.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Allegany County Jail at any time. Arrangements must be made in advance with the Chaplain’s Office 

Physical Address

Allegany County Jail
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
United States

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General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (585) 268-9428
Field Office Main Phone: (716) 843-7600

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

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Allegany County Jail
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
United States

When sending a detainee mail, you must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus your name and address. The staff at Allegany County Jail does not read detainee mail, but they do screen for contraband. 

Sending Packages

Detainees are not allowed to receive care packages. However, they may receive necessary travel items when scheduled for transfer or release from agency custody, with approval of the ICE Deportation Officer. Before sending a package, contact the ICE Deportation Officer at (716) 843-7600 to find out where to mail the items to.

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed to have one small piece of luggage. You can send the luggage and travel items after getting approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security reasons, you are not allowed to send electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.).

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at Allegany County Jail, but if you need to contact a detainee you can call (716) 843-7600 and leave a message.

Your message needs to include the detainee's full name, alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

To send money to a detainee at Allegany County Jail, you can mail a check or money order directly to the facility. Do not send cash.

Mail the check or money order to:
Allegany County Jail
Detainee Name/Alien Number
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
United States

When a detainee receives money in the mail, a mailroom officer takes it to the processing area and puts it into their account. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all funds received. 

To Post a Delivery Bond

When someone is taken into ICE custody and 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.”

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