Altona Correctional Facility

Counties Served

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


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 1/5/2022

Driving Directions

Visiting Days: Weekends and Holidays

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

Visiting Schedule:  Effective 8/21/21, visitation is open to the entire incarcerated population.   Please Note: Visitation will only be available to 11 incarcerated individuals at a time due to social distancing requirements.

2022 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) When the visiting room reaches capacity, visitor processing will cease until approximately 11:15AM. An announcement will be made for volunteers to leave first.

2) If no volunteers, visitors who arrived first and who have visited for at least 2 hours will be asked to leave.

For additional visitation information, please visit the DOCCS Visitors Page

PREA Audit Report