Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility

Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility is located in Hudson, New York, and is used as the reception/classification center for male and female inmates who are 16 and 17 years old. This facility is operated by the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

On the grounds of Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility there is a work release facility with a population that is completely separate.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours for the general population at Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility are on weekends and holidays between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. You must check-in by 2:30 PM to visit with your inmate.

A maximum number of four visitors are allowed to visit an inmate at one time. Children under the age of two are not included in the count. For more detailed visiting information, click here.

Visit Checklist

This visit checklist helps you to prepare for your visit with an inmate:

  • Confirm that the offender has not been transferred and has visitation privileges.
  • Bring valid photo identification.
  • 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.
  • 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 bring anything into the visiting room to give to your inmate. They are not allowed to take anything from the visiting area.

Physical Address

Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility
50 East Court Street
Hudson, New York 12534

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

​(518) 828-4311

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number
Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility
P.O. Box 576
Hudson, New York 12534-0576

You may include personal letters and photographs in your correspondence. However, you are not allowed to send nude photographs, Polaroid photos, postage stamps, or letters from other people, except children.

The limit per envelope is five pages of printed or photocopied materials. An individual newspaper clipping is considered to be one page. Do not tape, glue, or paste clipping or pages together or to other pages.

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Hudson Adolescent Offender 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

When you visit Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility, you can leave cash, money orders, and checks in the visitor deposit lockbox. JPay also offers five 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 and debit 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

Programs For Inmates

Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility offers a variety of programs and services for inmates, including: 

Adult Basic Education

This course is for inmates who score 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.

Aggression Replacement Training (ART)

A cognitive behavioral intervention program designed to assist inmates in improving social skills, moral reasoning, coping with and reducing aggressive behavior through the use of self-regulating exercises and mindfulness.


The Barbering course covers the basic services provided by the barber trade. The student studies hair cutting, shaving, massaging, facials, scalp treatments, and styling.

Community Lifestyles

The Community Lifestyles Program is an open-ended residential therapeutic program providing a structured dormitory program that supports the essential Adolescent goals of order and safety. There is daily progress evaluation of both individual and community participation, as well as participation in all applicable programs and activities.

Computer Operator

This course introduces students to the hardware and software components of computers. The main focus of the program is the operation of software, which includes word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.


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.

Industrial Training Program

Participants working at Corcraft Central Office assist in customer service, marketing, accounting, distribution/warehousing, installation, and repair. They enter and edit customer orders, speak to customers concerning orders and deliveries, prepare promotional material for mailing, and assist in billing. 

They also receive products coming from manufacturing facilities, fill customer orders as determined through division software, work together with staff to install office furniture, and resolve customer complaints on delivered products.


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.

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.

Special Education

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. 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.

Waste Management

The Waste Management Program provides recycling and organic waste diversion and avoided cost services for the Department and selected municipalities. The program employs up to 1100 incarcerated individuals at various levels in New York facilities and regional recycling processing centers. Food Waste composting operations are located throughout the state and generally outside facility security perimeters.

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Careers at Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility

If you are interested in a career with the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and would like to work at the Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility, you can find out more information by clicking here.