Requirements by detention center

Elizabeth Detention Center

*Note that this is a private prison run by CCA/ CoreCivic

908-282-5700 (8am-4pm)

625 Evans Street, Elizabeth, NJ, 07201

Visitation hours: Mon-Fri. 5-10pm Sat/Sun/Holiday 9am-5pm

Bring ID: Non- Expired Foreign Passport, License, or Green Card

Person detained must put visitors on list? No

Contact visits limited to 30 minutes. You will not be asked what your immigration status is or to provide proof of status. However, as you must present ID, it is possible the information will be recorded in CCA’s system. Elizabeth is a private detention center maintained by the corporation CoreCivic (formerly CCA) and therefore we cannot be sure how that information is used or stored. We do know that undocumented family members regularly visit their loved ones at Elizabeth.

Bergen County Jail

201-527-3000

160 South River Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Visitation hours:

C3 Unit: Weds. 10:30-11:30am, Fri. 4-6pm

N1 Unit: Fri. 10:30- 11:30am, Sat. 7-9pm

C4 Unit: Mon.11:30am-1pm, Weds. 4-6pm

Bring ID: Passport or License or Other ID w/ photo incl. IDNYC

Person detained must put visitors on list? Yes

Visits limited to 30 minutes. Must arrive 45 min before visit. Minors must be accompanied by an adult on the visitors list. Each adult on the list can bring up to 5 children with them to a visit.

Hudson County Correctional Center

201-395-5600 (8am-4pm)

30-35 Hackensack Avenue Kearny, NJ 07032

Visitation Hours: Mon. 8-10am & 3-7pm, Tues. 3-7pm, Weds. 8-10am & 3-7pm, Thurs.10:30am, 12pm & 3-7pm, Sat. (Contact Only) 3-7pm

Bring ID: Passport or License

Person detained must put visitors on list? Yes

Visits limited to 30 minutes. Must arrive 45 minutes before visit. Two adults per visit and 2 children per adult (there is no minimum age). Minors must be accompanied by their legal guardian and bring their birth certificate. If the legal guardian is not the parent, then they must bring the original paperwork from a court granting them guardianship.

Essex County Correctional Facility

973-274-7500 (8am-4pm)

354 Doremus Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07105

Visitation hours:

Building 2 & 5: Weds. & Sun. 10:15am-1:30pm & 2:30-5:45pm

Building 3 & 4: Thurs. & Sat. 10:15am-1:30pm & 2:30-5:45pm

Bring ID: Passport or License or Other ID with an address (ex: IDNYC)

Person detained must put visitors on list? Yes

Visits limited to an hour. Must arrive 30 minutes before end of visit hours. Might be able to get more time if travelling from far away. There is no minimum age, but children under 18 must be accompanied and must bring their birth certificate. If the person accompanying them is not their legal guardian, they must have a notarized letter stating that the minor’s legal guardian has authorized them to bring the minor to the facility.

Orange County Jail

845-291-7715 (Visitation) 845-291-4033 (Sheriff’s Office)

110 Wells Farm Road, Goshen, NY, 10924

Visitation hours:

Walk-in visitation times: Tues.-Fri. 8-11am & 1-4pm, Saturdays (by loved one’s last name)

First and third Saturday of the month, A-M 8-11am & N-Z 1-4pm second and fourth Saturday of the month. A-M 1-4pm & N-Z 8-11am, fifth Saturday of month

Pre-scheduled visitation times: Session 1: Check In 7-7:30am Visit 8-9am, Session 2: Check In 8:15-8:45am Visit 9:20-10-20am, Session 3: Check In 11-11:30am, Visit 11:50am-12:50pm, Session 4: Check In 12:15-12:45pm Visit 1:10-2:10pm

Bring ID: Passport or License

Person detained must put visitors on list? Yes. Everyone must register at https://ocjailvisit.orangecountygov.com/app. If you are unable to register you can walk-in the first time only

Visits are limited to an hour. Three people per visit. Children under 18 must be accompanied and must bring their birth certificate. If the person accompanying them is not their legal guardian, they must have a notarized letter stating that the minor’s legal guardian has authorized them to bring the minor to the facility. Visitors may only attend 1 visiting session per day. Person detained may only attend 2 sessions per day.

Once you have registered:

To schedule a visit in advance: Call Sheriff ’s Office at 845-291-4033 or visit https://ocjailvisit.orangecountygov.com/app one day before, up to 7 days before. Check in 30-40 minutes before visit.

Walk-ins are also allowed. But this is not recommended because slots fill up. Must arrive 30-40 minutes before visit. Must be signed up by 10:15am for 8-11am visit & 3:15pm for 1-4pm slot.