Prisoners sentenced in Suffolk county are generally sent to Suffolk County Corrections Division in the city of Riverhead, Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Riverhead NY, 11901-3307 in Suffolk before traveling or booking hotels.
Prisons in NY like Suffolk County Corrections Division can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.us provides this service and you can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in NY all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.
Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Suffolk County Corrections Division with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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