Gouverneur Correctional Facility

Counties Served
St. Lawrence

112 Scotch Settlement Road
P.O. Box 370
Gouverneur, NY 13642-0370
United States

Main Line(315) 287-7351
Gouverneur Correctional Facility


Superintendent: Mark Rockwood

Gouverneur 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 Days & Hours: 

General Population & *SHU:  7:30AM to 2:30PM weekends and Holidays; latest arrival time – 1:30PM

*SHU:  Incarcerated individuals in SHU custody are allowed one non-legal visit within a seven (7) day period.  Each week begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday.

Residential Rehabilitation Unit (RRU):  5:00PM to 9:00PM weekends and Holidays; latest arrival time – 8:00PM

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 no volunteers, local visits will be terminated. Local visits are deemed any visitor who lives within a fifty (50) mile radius of the facility.

4) Terminate visits in order of their arrival in the Visit Room. (First visitor in would be the first visitor asked to leave).

For additional visitation information, please visit the DOCCS Visitors Page

PREA Audit Report