Connect With Inmates at Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center

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Connect With an Inmate at the Vernon C. Bain Center

Contacting your incarcerated loved one can be a real challenge, especially if they are being held in a maximum-security facility or are serving time for a very serious offense. Still, most facilities allow for some sort of contact between inmates and people on the outside - so it is important that you understand all your options for contacting an inmate at the Vernon C. Bain Center.

DoNotPay is the easiest way to get in touch with a friend or relative who is being held at Vernon C. Bain Center. When you use DoNotPay to contact an inmate, you can bypass some of the legal red tape and the uncertainty of sending a letter on your own. Read on to learn everything that you need to know about Vernon C. Bain Center.

What do You Need to Know About the Vernon C. Bain Center?

Vernon C. Bain is a unique facility located in the Bronx, New York. Built and housed in a large barge, Vernon C. Bain Center serves as an intake and processing facility for the Bronx. The center is essentially a large floating prison, which means that it stands alone among all other prisons in the New York area. Here are some other things you need to know about the Vernon C. Bain Center:

  • Inmates at the Vernon C. Bain Center range in custody levels, from medium to maximum security.
  • Close to 900 inmates are housed at the facility at any one point in time.
  • Inmates are allowed to have visitors but there are very strict visiting hours and only on select days.

Since it might be hard to negotiate a visit to Vernon C. Bain Center, many people choose to contact inmates via letter or phone call.

How to Contact Inmates at the Vernon C. Bain Center

If you want to send a letter to an inmate at the Vernon C. Bain Center, here's how you can do that on your own:

1. As with most prisons, there are strict rules about what you can or cannot send to inmates being held at Vernon C. Bain Center. Make sure to check with the facility ahead of time as to what you are allowed to send in the mail.

2. To send a letter, make sure to include your contact details and the full mailing address for the facility on the envelope. The address for the center is: inmate name, ID number, Vernon C. Bain Center, 1 Halleck Street, Bronx, NY 10474. The website for the facility notes that you will need to include the inmate's name and ID number on the envelope as well. You can call the facility ahead of time to get this information, if you don't have it. The phone number for Vernon C. Bain Center is 718-579-8341.

Be aware that once you send your letter, it could take up to two weeks for your inmate to receive the letter. Once a letter is received at the center, staff takes the time to examine it to make sure that there's nothing in the letter that violates security protocol. After the letter passes inspection, it is given to the inmate for them to read at their leisure.

Vernon C Bain Center Contact Information

Nicknamed “The Boat”, the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center used to hold inmates from the New York City Department of Corrections. It is a 800-bed jail barge–literally a floating prison, anchored off the Bronx's southern shore.

Here are some information on the Vernon C. Bain Center:

Address1 Halleck Street Bronx, NY 10474
WardenLinda Griffin

DoNotPay is the Best Way to Contact Inmates Securely

DoNotPay offers you a simpler way to contact your friend or incarcerated family member without having to make phone calls or cross-reference numerous pieces of information. When you are looking to connect with an inmate at the Vernon C. Bain Center, DoNotPay is the best way. Here's how you can use DoNotPay to connect with an inmate in just five easy steps:

  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. If 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!


And that's it! DoNotPay will handle the rest for you.

What Can DoNotPay do For You?

There are a lot of ways to get in touch with an inmate - but only one way to do it without all the red tape. DoNotPay has got you covered when you need to contact an inmate at Vernon C. Bain Center! Here are other ways DoNotPay can simplify your life:

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