All About the Ulster Correctional Facility

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How to Connect With Your Loved Ones at Ulster Correctional Facility

is in Naponich, New York. The New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision operates this medium-security facility.

The prison serves as an intake and processing center for new inmates (male adults) in the state. Therefore, most inmates spend only a few weeks in the institution before being transferred into more permanent facilities.

While the facility provides a wide range of programs, most inmates go through just a few of them because of the short incarceration duration. They include Anger Management, Recreational, Trauma, Family Development, and Veterans Services.

Ulster Correctional Facility Contact Information

Usually, new inmates at this facility aren't allowed to call home for up to 1 week.

Physical Address

750 Berme Road

Napanoch, New York 12458

Phone Number(845)-647-1670

Visiting a Loved One in Ulster Correctional Facility

You can visit an inmate on weekends and Holidays from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. The facility finishes processing visitors at 2 pm, so be sure to arrive by that time.

  • Reception inmates have visitors on an odd/even schedule, while inmates in Special Housing Unit (SHU) have visitations daily from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
  • Your loved one can have up to 3 visitors per session.
  • Visitations are divided into specific segments by alpha (1st letter of inmates' last name). An inmate can have up to 1 visit per day.

If the visiting room gets crowded, visitors can terminate their visit voluntarily. No volunteers? Then the early birds will be requested to leave.

Learn more about inmate visitations tips. Then prepare yourself for a visit. Here’s a quick checklist to follow:

  • Valid photo identification
  • The inmate is still in the facility and enjoys visitation privileges.
  • Made special arrangements with the institution? Call first to confirm that everything is ready.
  • Jewelry and clothing should comply with rules.
  • Bringing another person's child? Have a notarized statement from their parent or guardian.
  • Your vehicle shouldn't have contraband items.
  • Arrive during designated hour and day
  • Leave electronic devices, purses, and wallets in the car or glove compartment.

Your clothing should enhance the family atmosphere. Be sure your attire is complete and modest and has appropriate undergarments. Bare feet are prohibited, so put on comfortable footwear.

Sending Mails to Inmates

Writing letters to an incarcerated loved one is an excellent idea to maintain family ties. The facility encourages correspondence between inmates and their loved ones. Authorities open, read, and inspect every mail for contraband.

An inmate cannot correspond with a person on their negative correspondence list, or that has an Order of Protection out against them.

Your loved one can receive:

  • 4" by 6" photos (not instant or Polaroid, and not containing nudity)
  • Up to 5 pages of printed or photocopied material
  • A newspaper article cutting (not glued, pasted, or taped to a sheet of paper)

Your mail should have your complete return address. Be sure to format the address well.

Here is how an address should appear:

Inmate Name, DOC Number

Ulster Correctional facility

PO Box 800

Napanoch, NY 12458-0800

Sending Packages, Books, and Magazines to an Inmate

Inmates can receive:

  • Two food packages (maximum of 35 pounds) per month
  • Non-food items that contain art supplies, tobacco, clothing, toiletries, and other items

SHU inmates and those with disciplinary infractions against them may not enjoy these package privileges.

You can send books and magazines from to your loved ones in Ulster Correctional Facility. They should:

  • Be new and paperback
  • Not contain maps, nudity, or descriptions of drug, weapon, and alcohol manufacturing processes.

Also, the publications must not jeopardize the institution's security, safety, and order.

How to Call a Loved One in Ulster Correction Facility

The inmate cannot receive incoming calls. Also, you may not hear from them for weeks because they're being processed.

But eventually, phones will be available to your loved ones, allowing them to call you during the daytime. The institution uses Securus Technology to facilitate reduced calling rates.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

You can leave checks, cash, and money orders in the visitor deposit lockbox. You can also use:


Go to JPAY, open an account with them, and start sending money to an inmate using your credit or debit card.


Call 1-800-574-5729 to deposit the amount from your credit card.


Deposit cash at a physical MoneyGram location. The Receive Code is 1317.


You can mail a money order or check using a JPay deposit slip to the JPay Lockbox:


PO Box 531190

Miami, Florida 33153

The deposit slip may be written in English or Spanish, but no other language is permitted.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

Locating and communicating with an inmate at Ulster Correctional Facility comes with headaches, like:

  • High call rates,
  • Failure to know whether they're in the facility or have been moved to a permanent institution

But With DoNotPay's Connect With an Inmate Product, Your Work Is Halfway Done

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.

  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.

  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.

  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.

  5. f sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!

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