Five Points Correctional Facility
Five Points Correctional Facility is a maximum-security facility for adult male inmates that is located in Romulus, New York. It is operated by the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and can house approximately 1,500 inmates.
Five Points Correctional Facility
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Visiting Hours and Rules
Visiting hours for the general population at Five Points Correctional Facility are seven days a week (including holidays) between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. You must arrive by 2:15 pm to visit with your inmate.
Visitors will have a minimum of three hours to visit unless the visit starts after 12PM.
Special Housing Unit Visiting Days & Hours (Inmates in SHU custody are allowed one non-legal visit within a seven day period): 9:00AM to 3:00PM Sunday to Saturday
For more detailed visiting information, click here.
There are a few things you should know to be prepared for your visit, please look over the following checklist:
- Confirm that the inmate has visitation privileges and has not been transferred to another facility.
- Bring current photo identification, like a driver’s license or passport.
- If you have made special arrangements with the facility, call before leaving to ensure that plans for your visit have been made and are in place.
- Check clothing and jewelry for compliance with the dress code.
- If you are bringing a child and you are not the legal guardian or parent, be sure you have a notarized statement from the child’s parent or legal guardian.
- Before leaving home, check your vehicle for contraband and/or hazardous items and be sure to remove these items before entering prison grounds.
- Double check the visiting schedule, so you arrive on the designated day during proper visiting hours.
- Leave purses, wallets, and electronic devices in the glove compartment or in the trunk of your car. Do not leave minor children waiting in the car or your visit will be ended.
- Do not have any contraband on you when you enter the facility.
- Do not bring anything into the visiting room to give to the offender. Offenders are not permitted to take anything from the visiting area.
Five Points Correctional Facility
6600 State Route 96
Romulus, New York 14541
Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/AczeLPPdLa4Stb6H6
General Phone Number
Inmate Mailing Address(es)
Inmate Name, DOC Number
Five Points Correctional Facility
Caller Box 119
Romulus, New York 14541
How to Call an Inmate
You can’t call an inmate at the Five Points Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones during daytime hours for outgoing calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in New York, please click here.
How to Send Money
Visitors at Five Points Correctional Facility can leave cash, money orders, and checks in the visitor deposit lockbox. In addition, JPay offers five additional ways for family and friends to send money to an inmate:
- Online: Log into JPay to deposit money using your credit or debit card.
- Mobile App: You can make deposits anytime, anywhere by downloading the free app at the APP STORE or GOOGLE PLAY.
- Phone: Credit card deposits can be made by calling 1-800-574-5729.
- US Mail: Mail a check or money order with a JPay deposit slip to the JPay Lockbox:
PO Box 531190
Miami, Florida 33153
Deposit slip: ENGLISH ESPANOL
- MoneyGram: Make deposits using cash at MoneyGram locations using Receive Code 1317.
Programs For Inmates
Five Points Correctional Facility offers a variety of programs and services for inmates, and there are also industries on the grounds that employ inmates.
Adult Basic Education
The Adult Basic Education Program provides individualized instruction. This is provided to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals who have reading and math scores below the sixth grade level on the Department's selected standardized test in reading, mathematics, and language arts in the context of real life adult problems and situations.
The goal of this program is to provide individuals with skills or competencies necessary to function successfully in contemporary society and to enable the participant to function at the sixth grade reading and mathematics level.
Aggression Replacement Training (ART)
A cognitive behavioral intervention program designed to assist individuals in improving social skills, moral reasoning, coping with and reducing aggressive behavior through the use of self regulating exercises and mindfulness.
ART consists of three coordinated interventions: anger control training, structured learning, and moral reasoning. The program consists of five modules with 32 sessions.
Participants will learn to understand what causes them to feel angry and act aggressively, as well as techniques to reduce anger/aggressive behavior, self-regulate to stop "automatic" aggression, and to build skills that help make better choices.
The Building Maintenance program provides students with fundamental skills required to make minor repairs in carpentry, masonry, electricity, plumbing, and weatherization. This course prepares the student with entry-level skills as a building superintendent.
In addition to the New York Theological Seminary's Masters of Professional Studies Program, Five Points offers on-site college level credit-bearing courses for incarcerated individuals through the Hobart & William Smith College Program and the Cornell University Associate's Degree and Certificate in Liberal Arts Program.
The Custodial Maintenance Course emphasizes custodial services, including floor care, carpet and fabric care, upholstery care, window care, restroom care, and the safe use and operation of power cleaning equipment, and sanitation chemicals.
The goal of this course is to provide students with competencies in entry level skills in commercial, institutional, and industrial cleaning and maintenance.
This course provides instruction in basic electricity with emphasis on installing and servicing of all types of residential and commercial wiring systems. Skills taught include code interpretation, installation and servicing of circuits and controls, use of testing equipment, reading of architectural drawings, and wiring schematics.
The goal of the Electrical Trades course is to provide students with entry level skills as an apprentice or electrician's helper.
Horticulture refers to the production, care, management and marketing of plants such as flowers, shrubs, trees, bulbs, and turf. Training includes instruction and practice in techniques and methods of plant propagation, transplanting, pruning, cultivation, fertilization, and greenhouse production, as well as plant identification and insect control.
Students learn basic landscape design through the use of brick, stone and wood in the construction of walks, walls and fences as well as the construction of new lawns, mowing, fertilization and insect and disease control. Instruction is given in operating various horticulture hand and power equipment, such as mowers, tractors, rototillers, and other garden tools.
The goal of the Horticulture course is to provide a student with entry level skills to be employable as Horticulturist or Groundskeeper.
Students in masonry are taught the fundamentals of wall construction, mixing mortar, learning to work with brick, cinderblock, cement blocks, and concrete. Students must also learn blueprint reading and trade mathematics.
The goal of the Mason Shop course is to provide students with entry-level skills as a bricklayer or a mason.
Painting and Decorating
Students in this program learn techniques of paint application to both interior and exterior surfaces. Skills taught relate to preparation of the surface, and application of stains, clear finishes, and pigmented paint. Students learn techniques of wallpapering, and wood refinishing. Instruction is given in safety procedures in handling paints, ladders, and scaffolding.
Plumbing and Heating
Students in Plumbing and Heating Course learn the installation of water, gas, waste disposal systems, and heating units in buildings and homes. This program covers basic instruction in plumbing, including code restrictions, blueprint reading, fixtures for domestic and commercial establishments, as well as oil burner repair and servicing.
The goal of this course is to provide students with entry level skills in any of the following areas: plumber, pipe fitter, furnace installer, oil burner mechanic.
The Sex Offender Counseling and Treatment Program (SOCTP)
SOCTP is a comprehensive program of counseling and treatment offered by the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for convicted sex offenders and other offenders the Department identifies as likely to benefit from sex offender counseling and treatment based upon a study of their background.
The SOCTP is offered to those who have been identified as low, moderate/high, and high risk to reoffend. Offenders are assigned a risk level for treatment using a comprehensive process that utilizes both actuarial tools and clinical assessment.
Small Engine Repair
The Small Engine Repair course provides training in the repair and maintenance of lawn and garden equipment, recreational vehicles and motorcycles. Students learn troubleshooting, including testing, diagnosis, and repair. Skills taught include major engine overhaul, ignition testing and servicing, fuel system servicing and repair, mower blade replacement and servicing, power drive and transmitting systems, and understanding schematics and specifications.
The goal of the Small Engine Repair course is to provide students with entry-level skills as a small engine repairman. This is a New York State Department of Labor Apprenticeship Program.
Special Education Program
The Special Education Program provides intensive one-on-one and small group instruction to students under 21 years of age identified as having a disability. Instruction may be provided in a self-contained Special Education class, resource room, or through the consultant teacher model.
The goal of this program is to tailor learning activities to the diagnosed needs of students with a disability to enable them to achieve learning objectives and, where appropriate, to successfully participate in the regular academic program.
To participate, students must have a disability and be 21 years old or under.
The Waste Management Program provides recycling and organic waste diversion and avoided cost services for the Department and selected municipalities.
Program goals include providing:
- solid waste disposal cost avoidance to the Department through procurement, recycling and organic waste composting strategies
- statutory compliance with solid waste regulations and benign environmental stewardship waste management practices
- relevant and productive inmate work experiences
Youth Assistance Program
The Youth Assistance Program is specifically designed to provide positive guidance and direction to at-risk youth in the surrounding community from becoming involved in illegal activities or committing crimes which may lead to the criminal justice system.
The program includes presentations by selected facilitators who are incarcerated. They discuss the circumstances and behaviors that led to their incarceration and the consequences of life in prison. Youth Assistance Programs are supervised by designated facility staff and held in an area of the facility as directed by the Superintendent.
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Careers at Five Points Correctional Facility
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