Studies show that when incarcerated individuals maintain relationships with friends and family, it greatly reduces the risk they will return to jail upon release.
Mailing Address For All Inmates:
Suffolk County Correctional Facility
110 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
***If the individual has a common name, please add his or her date of birth on the front of the envelope.
Sending Packages and Money
When mailing packages and/or money, please send only items that are allowed by regulations. Prohibited or excess items will be returned to you at the inmate`s expense or disposed of if not picked up within the required time frame. Contraband items may result in prosecution.
Please note: No pockets or drawstrings are permitted on the clothing listed below:
2 Females - Night Gowns - Plain and White Only
7 Females - Sports Bras - No Metal
2 Sweat Shirts - Green or White
2 Sweat Pants - Green or White
2 Gym Shorts - Green or White
7 Tee Shirts - White Only
2 Towels - 2' by 4' Maximum Size - White
2 Set of Thermals - White or Off White
5 Books - Paperback Only
2 Newspapers - Current
15 Photos - 5"x7" Maximum Size - No Polaroids
1 Prayer Rug
1 Kuffi - Green or White
1 Wedding Band - Plain
Type of Funds Accepted:
ONLY CASH AND MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED
PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
The following items are not allowed in inmate’s incoming mail:
a. Colored envelopes – all envelopes must be white only,
b. Stamps or other postage,
c. Polaroid pictures,
d. Pictures larger than 5” x 7”,
e. Cards larger than 6” x 9”,
g. Pornographic pictures or pictures that are offensive and graphic, or
h. Hard covered publications with cover attached.
All inmates shall be permitted to receive newspapers, magazines, soft cover books and other types of publications which are legally available to the public generally; directly from the publisher or reputable online vendors (example: Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com). This applies to all printed materials received via mail or packages. None of these articles may be received from visitors.