Howard R. Young Correctional Institution

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: October 24, 2020

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Location 1301 East 12th StreetPO Box 9279, Wilmington, DE, 19801
Official Website http://doc.delaware.gov/BOP/PrisonMPCJF.shtml

Wilmington, Delaware is home to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution. The Howard R. Young Correctional Institution is under the operation here at the Delaware Department of Corrections.

The Howard R. Young Correctional Institution is classified or known as a medium-security state facility that is responsible for the custody of over 1800 male offenders daily.

The Howard R. Young Correctional Institution is one of the few facilities that is known for their sex offender release program.

What many people do not know about the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution is that they have their offenders work on the farm. This farm is where they will produce and grow vegetables alongside working with cattle and the production of milk and meat for a few the state of Delaware correctional institutions.

If the inmate is classified in the general population, then they will be housed in an open dormitory style housing unit where the inmates who are in the administrative segregation units will be housed in a cell with one of their fellow inmates.

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution — General Information

Facility Name Howard R. Young Correctional Institution
Facility Type State Prison
Address 1301 East 12th StreetPO Box 9279, Wilmington, DE, 19801
Capacity 1800
Facility Type Adult
City Wilmington
Postal Code 19801
State Delaware
County New Castle County
Official Website http://doc.delaware.gov/BOP/PrisonMPCJF.shtml

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution accepts the following items through the mail:

  • Magazines

  • Books

  • Letters

  • Greeting Cards

  • Newspapers

  • Photographs

When it comes to the magazines, books, and newspapers, you will need to have it shipped to the facility from the store or publisher.

Sending Money

Did your inmate call you or write to you about sending them money? If so, all you will need to do is log on to JPay and use your credit or debit card for payment.

JPay does not require you to leave your home to fund an inmate’s account. The inmate will receive the money immediately after you send it.

Phone calls

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution inmates are permitted to use the telephones. Inmates will be required to have money in his account to use the telephone to call home.

You can anticipate a phone call from an inmate during the hours of 7 am to 10 pm.

Visitation

If you are looking to visit a general population inmate in the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, you will be allowed on site on Saturdays and Sundays between 9 am to 3 pm.

If you are looking to visit in protective custody (or better known as an administrative segregation inmate) inmate, you will be allowed on site on Saturdays and Sundays between 8 am to 9 am.

Visiting Hours

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

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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