York Correctional Institution

The York Correctional Institution, formally the Janet S. York Correctional Institution, is Connecticut's only prison for women. The facility opened in its current form in October, 1994, and houses a maximum of 1500 at a range of security levels from minimum to super maximum.[1] The site was first founded in 1918 as the Connecticut State Farm and Reformatory for Women. As of 1930, the facility had expanded, and was renamed the Niantic Correctional Institution. It composes of a minimum side and maximum side. The entire prison is on lockdown every Tuesday. Average age of women is 35.

York Correctional Institution Contact Details

Address: http://www.ct.gov/doc/cwp/view.asp?a=1499&q=265454, Niantic, Ct, CT
City: 201 West Main Street
Zip: CT
Phone 2: 860-451-3001
Type: State Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Holiday Open 24 hours