Northern State Prison

The Northern State Prison State Prison is located in Essex County, NJ. The facility was opened in 1987. It has a capacity of 2615 inmates. The population consists of male offenders.

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Mailing to Inmates and Staff

For sending parcels, please include the following info on the package:

Address 1:
  • Inmate Full Name, ID Number
  • Northern State Prison
  • P.O. Box 2300
  • Newark, NJ 07114

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
MondayNON-CONTACT VISITS:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
TuesdayNON-CONTACT VISITS:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
WednesdayADMINISTRATIVE CLOSE SUPERVISION UNIT/DELTA UNIT:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM or
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
ThursdayNON-CONTACT VISITS:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
SaturdayMAIN COMPOUND:
8:45 AM - 10:45 AM
12:45 AM - 2:45 PM

MINIMUM UNITS:
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

ADMINISTRATIVE CLOSE SUPERVISION UNIT/DELTA UNIT:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM or
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
SundayMAIN COMPOUND:
8:45 AM - 10:45 AM
12:45 AM - 2:45 PM

INFIRMARY:
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINIMUM UNITS:
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

ADMINISTRATIVE CLOSE SUPERVISION UNIT/DELTA UNIT:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM or
6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Northern State Prison Contact Details

Address: 168 Frontage Rd, Essex County, NJ
City: Newark
Zip: 7114
Phone 1: 973-465-0068
Type: State Prison
Inmate Gender: Male Offenders
Capacity: 2615