Attica Correctional Facility – New York

Are you looking for somebody in Attica Correctional Facility? Attica Correctional Facility is a correctional institution in the New York state prison system, which is part of the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. This guide tells you all about anything you might need to know about Attica Correctional Facility,like: How to locate an inmate here. Visitation information. The address and phone number at Attica Correctional Facility How to send mail and money to an inmate at Attica Correctional Facility. And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Attica Correctional Facility
Type: Male
State: New York
County: Wyoming County
DOC: New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Security Level: Maximum

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Contact Information

Below is the mailing address and street address for Attica Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to someone there, and use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page before you mail a letter or package to someone in prison so that you properly write the address, and use the correct procedure for sending a package or letter. If you don’t use the appropriate directions, it could not get delivered.

Attica Correctional Facility
639 Exchange St
Attica NY, 14011-0149

Street Address / Prison location


Attica Correctional Facility
639 Exchange St
Attica NY, 14011-0149

Phone Number and Fax Number


Map and Directions

Use the street address if you are visiting a prisoner. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections below if you are going to go to visit a prisoner.

Attica Correctional Facility
639 Exchange St
Attica NY, 14011-0149


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Phone Number

Attica Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call prisoners, but, there are cases when it might be useful to have the telephone number to Attica Correctional Facility.

Attica Correctional Facility prisoners can sometimes make phone calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Attica Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to send a fax to prisoners, but there are times when it may be useful to have the fax machine number to Attica Correctional Facility.

Email Address

This email address is the general email address for the prison. You won’t be able to reach individuals using this email address. If you want to find out how to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email heading on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
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Inmate Email

To send an email message to a prisoner at Attica Correctional Facility you must use an specific procedure to ensure that the email gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important procedures that you must follow when mailing postal mail to a state prison inmate. If you do not then the mail might not be received.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility guards will open and inspect and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail may be read as frequently as deemed necessary to keep security or monitor a problem having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the correct format for how you must address mail to a prisoner at Attica Correctional Facility:

Attica Correctional Facility
639 Exchange St
Attica NY, 14011-0149

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which was created to provide inmates a bank-like account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued regularly by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add money to these Commissary accounts by sending it by Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends are able to send inmates money by way of postal mail and will have to send money to this address and follow the directions shows below:

The deposit have to be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day holding period, in which the inmate will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that don’t have valid prisoner information provided the envelope has a return address. Personal checks and cash will not be deposited so don’t send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to different correctional facilities in the state, so sometimes you may have to look up where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click the link below to find an Attica Correctional Facility inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other New York state prisons: New York State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Attica Correctional Facility, you must be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every prison has their own rules for prison visitation and they get changed regularly. The policies listed here could be different since this was written, so be sure to also check Attica Correctional Facility’s site to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when entering the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo ID of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo id is OK.

For all of the points listed below, check the main prison facility website because this information is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Info about Attica Correctional Facility prison records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

More information about Attica Correctional Facility death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about New York parole to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Details about release procedures for Attica Correctional Facility to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Info about prison life will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Attica Correctional Facility news section will be posted ASAP.


A section with photos of Attica Correctional Facility coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Attica Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Attica Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Attica Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Attica Correctional Facility coming.


A Attica Correctional Facility history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Attica Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other New York State Prisons: New York State Prisons

Attica Correctional Facility Links

The official website:

New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Attica Correctional Facility

Have you ever spent any time in Attica Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited someone there?

If your answer is yes, then you should leave a comment below about it. Write down your experience because others can find out what to expect.

What to write in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently incarcerated here, post your address if you want to receive letters from people.

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  1. Brandon says:

    The website should have more descriptive sections, for example, the section, “Inmate Internet Access”, instead of saying only “Prisoners don’t have access to the internet”, maybe explain why they don’t have internet access. All sections and subsections should have at least 3-5 sentences.

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