Wyoming Correctional Facility
Wyoming Correctional Facility is a medium-security state prison for male inmates that is located in Attica, New York. This facility can house approximately 1,700 inmates and is operated by the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
This prison is adjacent to the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility.
Wyoming Correctional Facility
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Visiting Hours and Rules
Visiting hours at Wyoming Correctional Facility are on weekends and holidays between 8:15 AM and 3:15 PM. You must arrive no later than 2:15 PM to visit with your inmate.
Wyoming Correctional Facility uses an “odd/even” visitation system based on the last digit of the inmate’s DIN. Inmates whose DIN ends in an even number will have their visitation on Saturday or Sunday that ends in even number.
Inmates whose DIN ends in an odd number will have their visitation on Saturday or Sunday that ends in odd numbers. When the 31st falls on Saturday (odd), the 1st of the next month, Sunday will be considered an “even” day for visiting.
Holidays that are celebrated on a weekday are open to visitation regardless of the inmate’s DIN.
Special Housing Unit Visiting Days & Hours (Inmates in SHU custody are allowed one non-legal visit within a seven day period): 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM Weekends and Holidays. Latest Arrival Time 2:15 PM.
A maximum number of three adult visitors plus one lap child are allowed to visit an inmate at one time.
For more detailed visiting information, click here.
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.
The visitor dress code requires you to wear complete modest attire with appropriate undergarments and comfortable shoes (bare feet are not allowed).
Inappropriate clothing will result in you being denied entry into the facility. Please be sure to understand the dress code for visitors.
Wyoming Correctional Facility
3203 Dunbar Road
Attica, NY 14011
Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/JXPJAsHPVLEagV1D8
General Phone Number
Inmate Mailing Address(es)
Inmate Name, DOC Number
Wyoming Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 501
Attica, NY 14011-0501
Inmate mail may include personal letters (a maximum of five pages per envelope) and photographs. However, you are not allowed to send: nude photographs, Polaroid photos, postage stamps, and letters from other people, except children.
Inmates are allowed two food packages per month. You can also send packages containing non-food items like clothing and tobacco. Please review the list of allowable items before sending packages to an inmate.
How to Call an Inmate
Inmates at the Wyoming Correctional Facility can’t receive incoming calls, but they do have access to phones during daytime hours to make 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 Wyoming Correctional Facility. In addition, DOCCS has contracted with JPay to offer additional ways for family and friends to deposit money.
Make deposits using a credit card by calling 1-800-574-5729.
Make deposits in person using cash at MoneyGram locations using Receive Code 1317.
Programs For Inmates
The inmate programs at Wyoming Correctional Facility include:
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.
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating
Students are instructed in the installation of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating units following blueprints and specifications, as well as diagnosis and repair of defective parts. Extensive practice is provided in soldering, pipe cutting, and threading.
Aggression Replacement Training (ART)
Aggression Replacement Training is 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. 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.
Computer Information Technology Support
Students in the Computer Information Technology Support Program learn computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentations. The goal of this program is to provide the student with entry level skills as a Computer User Support Specialist.
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.
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.
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 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.
The goal of this course is to provide students with entry level skills which will enable them to be employed as a Floor Covering Mechanic.
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.
Incarcerated Veterans Program
The Incarcerated Veterans Program is designed to address the readjustment and reentry needs of veterans returning to society following a period of incarceration.
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.
The goal of this course is to provide students with entry level skills as a painter or painter's helper.
Sex Offender Counseling and Treatment Program
The Sex Offender Counseling and Treatment Program (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.
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 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.
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 facilities and regional recycling processing centers.
Food Waste composting operations are located throughout the state and generally outside facility security perimeters.
Students are taught various techniques of arc, oxyacetylene, tungsten inert gas (TIG) and metallic inert gas (MIG) welding and cutting. They learn control of equipment in the various positions of welding, as well as many types of joints, beads, welds, and braces. This course includes blueprint reading and working from layouts and diagrams.
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.
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