Elmira Correctional Facility



Elmira Correctional Facility New York

Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira Correctional Facility is located in Chemung County New York.  It is a maximum security prison for adult males.  Elmira Correctional Facility serves two roles; it is a reception center that is responsible for the intake and classification of offenders, and it is a general confinement prison.  The current capacity of Elmira Correctional Facility is 1,796 inmates.

Inmates housed at Elmira Correctional Facility can receive substance abuse and alcohol addiction treatment and sex offender counseling and treatment.  Additionally, Elmira has a mental health unit that can diagnose and treat offenders.  Vocational courses available to inmates include  building and custodial maintenance, carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing and heating, printing, paint brush and roller fabrication, welding, business, and machining.  This facility also participate in the Correctional Industries allowing inmates to work in a printing plant, cast aluminum foundry, and paint brush and roller manufacturing shop.

Visiting Hours at Elmira Correctional Facility:

Visiting days and times at Elmira Correctional Facility are based on the inmate's last digit of their DIN.  If their DIN ends in an odd number (1,3,5,7,9), they are allowed visits on odd dates, if the DIN ends in an even number (0,2,4,6,8) the inmate is allowed a visit on an even date.  On the 31st of a month all inmates are allowed visits.  Visiting hours are Mondays through Fridays from 9am-3pm (processing of visitors ends at 2pm).  Reception Center inmates have visits on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30am-3pm (processing ends at 2:25pm).  Up to three adults and one child under the age of two may visit at a time.

Physical Address:

Elmira Correctional Facility
1879 Davis St
Elmira, New York 14901-0500



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
​Elmira Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 500
Elmira, New York 14901-0500