Contact Information

Before contacting us, you may want to utilize the Inmate Lookup to obtain available information regarding inmates.

NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision is not responsible for inmates housed in county correctional facilities or local police lockups. For information on inmates housed in local facilities, please contact the county facility or law enforcement department.

To contact us online, please complete our Contact Us form. Note that we will be unable to process incomplete or inaccurate entries.

Online requests for records pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law must be made using our New York State Freedom of Information Law Request form. You may also submit your request in writing to the address below, attention FOIL Unit. For more information on New York's Freedom of Information Law and other issues pertaining to information available to the public, please go to the Committee on Open Government's Web site at www.dos.ny.gov/coog/coogwww.html. A copy of the DOCCS master index can be found here.

Mailing Address:

NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Building 2
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, New York 12226-2050

Phone:

(518) 457-8126