Sing Sing Correctional Facility – New York

Are you looking for someone at Sing Sing Correctional Facility? Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a state correctional facility in the state prison system in New York. This site gives you about everything a person needs to know about Sing Sing Correctional Facility such as the following: How to locate an inmate. Visiting an inmate at this prison The prison’s address and phone number. How to send mail and money to an inmate at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. And much more…

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General Prison Information

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

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Contact Information

Below you will find the street address and mailing address for Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to someone there, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below if you are going to mail a package or letter to a prisoner to learn how to properly write the address, and use the appropriate steps for mailing a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate protocol, the letter or package might get sent back.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility
354 Hunter Street
Ossining NY, 10562-5442

Street Address / Prison location


Sing Sing Correctional Facility
354 Hunter Street
Ossining NY, 10562-5442

Phone Number and Fax Number


Map and Directions

Use the street address if you are visiting an inmate. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings on this page if you are going to visit someone in prison at Sing Sing Correctional Facility.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility
354 Hunter Street
Ossining NY, 10562-5442


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Phone Number

Sing Sing Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t get to call your inmate, but, there are cases when it is useful to know the phone number to the prison.

State prison inmates may be able to make calls using various methods:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to the inmate, but there are cases when it is useful to have the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the primary email for Sing Sing Correctional Facility. You can’t email prisoners using this email. If you need to email a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email information below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate at Sing Sing Correctional Facility you must use an specific process to make sure that the message is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates can’t access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that are necessary to follow when sending mail to a prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not be received.

Before you send a package or letter, read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Sing Sing Correctional Facility guards will open and read all received general mail and packages. Incoming general mail may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to maintain safety and security or watch a particular problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you need to address a letter to an inmate at Sing Sing Correctional Facility:

Sing Sing Correctional Facility
354 Hunter Street
Ossining NY, 10562-5442

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary that was started to provide prisoners a bank-like account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit money to prisoner’s Commissary accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send prisoners money in the mail and have to send the moneyh to the following address and do so in accordance with the policies provided below:

The funds must be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day holding period, during which the inmate will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that don’t have valid inmate information if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and personal checks will not be deposited so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently changed to different correctional facilities throughout the New York prison system, so you may have to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to find an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

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

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, make sure you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every correctional facility in New York has its own policies for visitation and these rules change frequently. The rules below may be different by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also check Sing Sing Correctional Facility’s website to find the latest rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will ensure all visitors sign the prisoner visitors log before they can enter the institution and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo ID is acceptable.

For everything listed below, check the official prison facility site because this information changes often:

  • 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

More information about Sing Sing Correctional Facility prison records coming soon.

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

Section about Sing Sing Correctional Facility death row will be posted ASAP.

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


More information about New York parole procedures coming.

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 getting released from Sing Sing Correctional Facility coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Details about what life is like at Sing Sing Correctional Facility 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 news section coming.


A Sing Sing Correctional Facility photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Sing Sing 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 trying to find a prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

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:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • 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.

Click here to tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Information about family resources to be added later.


A section with the history of Sing Sing Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Sing Sing 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

Sing Sing 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 Sing Sing Correctional Facility

Have you ever been an inmate in Sing Sing Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If yes, then you should leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your prison experience so other people will know what to expect.

Things you might want to put in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently incarcerated at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, include your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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