Ogdensburg Correctional Facility

Ogdensburg Correctional Facility is a medium-security facility for male inmates that is located in Ogdensburg, New York. It is operated by the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

In addition to being a state prison for male inmates, Ogdensburg is also used as a Federal Immigration Detention Facility for the Ulster County, New York Immigration Court.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours for Ogdensburg Correctional Facility are on weekends and holidays between 7:30 AM and 2:30 PM. You must arrive by 2:00 PM to visit with your inmate.

A maximum number of four visitors are allowed at one time per inmate visit. For more detailed visiting information, click here.

Visitor Checklist

To make sure you are prepared for your visit, please look over the following checklist:

  • 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 visiting regulations.
  • 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 correctional facility grounds. 
  • 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. Be sure to lock 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.

Visitors should wear clothing that enhances a family atmosphere, including complete attire with appropriate undergarments, comfortable footwear (bare feet are not allowed) and weather appropriate attire when necessary.

Inappropriate clothing will result in being denied entry into the facility. Please be sure to review the dress code before your visit. It will help to have a change of clothing with you if you have any reservations about what you are wearing.

Physical Address

Ogdensburg Correctional Facility
One Correction Way
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-2288

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/AdEgXozQrx6C5wCc7

General Phone Number

​​​​​(315) 393-0281

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number
Ogdensburg Correctional Facility
One Correction Way
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-2288

Inmate mail may include personal letters and photographs. However, you are not allowed to send: nude photographs, Polaroid photos, postage stamps, and letters from other people, except children

A limit of five pages of printed or photocopied materials may be received within a piece of regular correspondence. An individual newspaper clipping will be considered one page. To facilitate media review, do not tape, glue or paste clipping or pages together or to other pages.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility can’t receive incoming calls, 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 can leave cash, money orders, and checks in the visitor deposit lockbox located at Ogdensburg Correctional Facility. In addition, DOCCS has contracted with JPay to offer additional ways for family and friends to deposit money.

Online and Mobile App
Log into JPAY to deposit money using your credit or debit card or make deposits anytime, anywhere by downloading the free app at the APP STORE or GOOGLE PLAY.

Make deposits using a credit card by calling 1-800-574-5729.

A check or money order utilizing a JPay deposit slip can be mailed to the JPay Lockbox:
PO Box 531190
Miami, Florida 33153

Make deposits in person using cash at MoneyGram locations using Receive Code 1317.

Programs For Inmates

The following programs are available for inmates at Ogdensburg Correctional Facility.

Adult Basic Education

The Adult Basic Education Program 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.

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.

Building Maintenance

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.

Custodial Maintenance

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.

Floor Covering

The Floor Covering Course covers the installation of most floor covering materials including types of carpeting, floor tile, sheet goods, wall tile, and quarry slate. Students learn layout and measurement, floor preparation, maintenance and repair, and job estimation.


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.

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Careers at Ogdensburg Correctional 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 Ogdensburg Correctional Facility, you can find out more information by clicking here.