York State Correctional Institution

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Updated on: January 13, 2021

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Location 201 West Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357
Official Website http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1499&Q=265454&docNav=|

New London County, Connecticut is where you can find the York State Correctional Institution. The York State Correctional Institution is classified as a medium-security facility that can house up to 1239 adult male offenders.

All offenders in the York State Correctional Institution will either be housed in cells or dormitory style housing.

You should note that the York State Correctional Institution will be divided into a few separate units known as the annex, general population, infirmary, segregation unit, mental health unit, and the minimum housing unit.

The York State Correctional Institution offers its inmate several vocational programs that include the following:

  • Barbering

  • Building Maintenance

  • Computer Courses

  • Culinary Arts Classes

  • Horticulture Courses

Inmates can also participate in the following as well:

  • GED programs

  • Adult Basic Education

  • Parenting Courses

  • Substance Abuse Programs

  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs

  • Re-Entry Programs

York State Correctional Institution — General Information

Facility Name York State Correctional Institution
Facility Type State Prison
Address 201 West Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357
Capacity 1239
Facility Type Adult
City Niantic
Postal Code 6357
State Connecticut
County New London County
Official Website http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1499&Q=265454&docNav=|

Sending a Mail/Care Package

If you are looking to send your inmate anything through the mail, please address your envelope as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

York State Correctional Institution

201 West Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357

Please ensure that all envelopes you send to the York State Correctional Institution also has your return address. The facility will require you to have you return address on all mail that you send to the inmate.

Sending Money

To give money to an inmate who is in the York State Correctional Institution, you will need to use JPay. JPay is a site where you will need to follow directions closely. Once you deposit funds, inmates will be able to use them instantly.

Phone calls

To stay in contact with an inmate while they are in the York State Correctional Institution, they will need to first call you. You will not be allowed to call them.

All calls are monitored and will last around 15-minutes in length. Please refrain from using any call features as well.


You will only be allowed to visit an offender every 14 calendar days. Visitation will go by where the inmate is classified as. Here is the current schedule:

General Population/Annex

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays between 8:30 am to 3pm


Tuesdays between 9 am to 2 pm.


See general population/annex visitation schedule

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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