How many state prisons does the Department of Correctional Services operate and where are they located?
The Department currently operates 70 prisons plus one drug treatment campus. They house approximately 70,000 offenders. Each offender was sentenced to a minimum sentence of at least one year. Offenders sentenced to less than a year serve their sentences in county jails. The Department maintains a publicly accessible listing of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all of its 71 facilities.
List of 70 state correctional facilities and one drug treatment campus.
The Department's 70 prisons and one drug treatment center are located throughout New York state.
A map of the 71 facilities operated by the Department.
Driving directions from Albany to the 70 state prison locations are provided to assist those who may wish to visit.
Driving Directions to NYS DOCS Facilities