Altona Correctional Facility

Counties Served

555 Devils Den Road
P.O. Box 3000
Altona, NY 12910-3000
United States

Main Line(518) 236-7841


Superintendent: Stanley Barton

Altona Correctional Facility is a medium security level facility for males.


Every facility has a variety of programs to help incarcerated individuals, which can include: 

  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
  • Anger Management Programs
  • Educational/Vocational Programs
  • Family Development Programs
  • Guidance and Counseling Services
  • Library and Law Library Services 
  • Recreational Programs
  • Religious Services
  • Sex Offender Treatment Programs
  • Temporary Release Programs
  • Trauma Programs
  • Transitional Services Programs
  • Veterans Services
  • Volunteer Services and Programs


Learn more about our facility programs


Visitation information effective 01/02/2024

Driving Directions

Visiting Days: Weekends and Holidays

Visiting Hours: 8:00AM to 2:30PM (Latest arrival time 1:30PM)

Visitation Schedule:  All incarcerated individuals may receive visits on both weekend days and holidays.

2024 Visitation Schedule

Maximum Number of Visits per Day: Unlimited

Maximum Number of Visitors per Visit:  Three (3) visitors and one (1) child under the age of five (5) will be allowed per visit. The child must sit on an adult’s lap.

Visiting Room Overcrowding Policy:  In the event that space considerations require termination of visits, the following procedure will be followed:

  1. Request voluntary termination from any visitor.
  2. If no volunteers, those visitors who have arrived first and have visited for three (3) hours will be asked to leave.  Consideration will be given to out of state travelers.

For additional visitation information, please visit the DOCCS Visitors Page

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