Downstate Correctional Facility
121 Red Schoolhouse Road, Fishkill, New York 12524
Downstate Correctional Facility Visiting Information:
Effective October 1, 2012, all adult visitors will be required to present photo identification when being processed to visit an offender in DOCCS. Your photograph may also be taken for a visitor identification system pilot project.
Acceptable forms of photo identification must be valid, and current (not expired) and may include:
- A driver's license with photo;
- A Department of Motor Vehicles non-driver photo identification;
- Government issued photo identification;
- Armed Services I.D. with photo;
- Employment identification with a photo.
For additional visitation information, click the prison website link on top of page.
Downstate Correctional Facility Additional information:
Downstate is the first stop for all new inmates entering the New York State prison system. New inmates typically wait at Downstate for a few weeks before they are assigned to a permanent facility. The vast majority of inmates in New York State come from New York City. It first opened in 1979.