Cape Vincent Correctional Facility

Counties Served

36560 State Route 12E
P.O. Box 599
Cape Vincent, NY 13618-0599
United States

Main Line(315) 654-4100
Cape Vincent Correctional Facility


Superintendent: Thomas Gee (Acting)

Cape Vincent 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: 7:30AM to 2:15PM (Latest arrival time 1:30PM)

Special Housing Unit Visiting Days & Hours: Incarcerated individuals in SHU custody are allowed one non-legal visit within a seven (7) day period during regular visitation hours and days. Each week starts on a Saturday and ends on a Friday. 

Visitation Schedule: Visits will take place on weekends 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 to 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 first.

2) If you had a visit the prior day, you will be asked to leave.

3) If no prior visits, local visitors will be asked to leave. A local visitor is defined as anyone living within a one hundred (100) mile radius of Cape Vincent.

4) If there are no local visitors, a first in, first out policy will be implemented.

Special Considerations: Due to limited space in the Visitor Hospitality Center, visitors who arrive on the bus should be prepared to wait outdoors.  Visitors who arrive via personal transportation will park in a designated location and be called from their vehicle to be processed.

For additional visitation information, please visit the DOCCS Visitors Page

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