Wayne County Jail

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

If you need information about a detainee who is housed at Wayne County Jail, you can call 585-344-6548 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. When you call, you will need to have the detainee's biographical information ready. 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 Wayne County Jail are between 8:15 am and 9:15 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.

General Rules

Adult visitors must have a verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.

Minors must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older) and can not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.  

All visits are non-contact. All visitors are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search.

You're not allowed to bring any items into the visiting area or pass any items to a detainee. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility.

Free public parking is available at the Wayne County Jail (designated visitor parking is marked).

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit their clients between 8:00 and 4:30 pm, seven days a week.

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 Wayne County Jail at 716-570-6196.

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

Physical Address

Wayne County Jail
7368 Route 31
Lyons, NY 14489
United States

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/7ugPiSkaZmY4z2Je7

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (315) 946-9711
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)

Wayne County Jail
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
7368 Route 31
Lyons, NY 14489
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 Wayne 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 Facility Warden at:

LT Fosdick
Wayne County Jail
7368 Route 31
Lyons, NY 14489

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 Wayne County Jail, but if you need to contact a detainee you can call 315 946 5807 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 Wayne 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:
Wayne County Jail
Detainee Name/Alien Number
7368 Route 31
Lyons, NY 14489
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.”

Programs For Inmates

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