Wende Correctional Facility

Counties Served

3040 Wende Road
Alden, NY 14004-1187
United States

Wende Correctional Facility


Wende Correctional Facility is a maximum 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


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Visiting Days & Hours: 9:00AM to 3:15PM Monday to Friday, 8:30AM to 3:15PM Weekends and Holidays, Latest Arrival Time 2:15PM

Special Housing Unit Visiting Days & Hours (Inmates in SHU custody are allowed one non-legal visit within a seven day period)9:00AM to 3:00PM Sunday to Saturday Latest Arrival Time 2:15PM

RMU 9:00AM to 2:15PM Weekends and Holidays Latest Arrival Time 1:30PM

Number of Allowable Visits: Unlimited number of visits during visiting hours.

Maximum Number of Visitors per Visit/Day: Seven Visitors Monday to Thursday; Three visitors Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays not including lap children/Unlimited

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

1) Visitors within a 100 mile radius are asked to leave first in the order of the original arrival time.

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