Inmate FAQ

Jail & Prison Information

The Grigoropoulos Law Group, PLLC. is a private law firm and is NOT affiliated with either Rikers Island, NYC Department of Corrections or NYS Department of Corrections.

 Looking for where your loved one is located on “the inside”? 

 NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE LOOKUP

http://a073-ils-web.nyc.gov/inmatelookup/pages/common/find.jsf

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS INMATE LOOKUP

http://nysdoccslookup.doccs.ny.gov

 Want to send money to a loved one? 

CLICK HERE:  WWW.JPAY.COM (800) 574-JPAY – Offers money transfers by phone, internet, walk in and at kiosks.

Want to send a letter or package to a loved one?

Apply postage and mail it with the following information:

The inmate’s full name: ex. JOHN SMITH
The inmate’s Book and Case number: ex. BC#0000000
The full name and address of the
facility where the inmate is housed: ex. Anna M. Kross Center (AMKC)
18-18 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

Riker’s Island Housing & Facilities

  • Anna M. Kross Center (AMKC)
 – 18-18 Hazen Street
 East Elmhurst, NY 11370 (718) 546-3550
  • Eric M. Taylor Center (EMTC)
 – Formerly known as CIFM
10-10 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-5750
  • George Motchan Detention Center (GMDC) 

- 15-15 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-4550
  • George R. Vierno Center (GRVC)
 
- 09-09 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-2107
  • James A. Thomas Center (JATC)
 
- 14-14 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-5300
  • North Infirmary Command (NIC)
 – 
15-00 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-1150
  • New York City Correctional Institution for Men -
 
10-10 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
 (718) 546-5700
  • Otis Bantum Correctional Center (OBCC)

 – 16-00 Hazen Street
 East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-6449
  • Robert N. Davoren Complex (RNDC)

 – 11-11 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 (718) 546-6950
  • New York City Adolescent Reception & Detention Center
 – 
11-11 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-6950
  • Rose M. Singer Center (RMSC)-(WOMEN’S JAIL)

 – 19-19 Hazen Stree t
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-7450
  • West Facility (WF)
 – 
16-06 Hazen Street 
East Elmhurst, NY 11370 
(718) 546-4150

Directions to Riker’s Island

By Bus: Take either the MTA Q101 or Q100 to Rikers Island. The Q101 originates in Manhattan, at East 59th Street and Second Avenue. It will take you to Hazen Street and 19th Avenue in Queens, which is the entrance to Rikers Island. You will have to transfer here to the Q100 bus to travel over the Rikers Island Bridge to the Rikers Island Visit Center.

By Car:  Parking is very limited. From the Bronx or Manhattan, take the Triboro Bridge to Queens eastbound along the Grand Central Parkway. Exit at Astoria Boulevard, bear left and go straight on 23rd Avenue (just after Grand Central Parkway entrance ramp) to 82nd Street. Left on 82nd Street to 81st Street. Right on 81st Street (name changes to 19th Avenue) to the first traffic light. This is Hazen Street. Right on Hazen to Rikers Island parking lot.

From Brooklyn or Staten Island: take the BQE toward Queens and follow directions above for traveling on Astoria Boulevard.

Other New York City Inmate Housing & Facilities

  • Bellevue Hospital Prison Ward (BHPW)
 
– 462 1st Avenue 
New York, NY 10016
  • Brooklyn Detention Complex (BKDC)
 – 
275 Atlantic Avenue
 Brooklyn, NY 11201
    • 
Public Transportation:
      • Take 2 or 3 to Hoyt Street
      • 4 or 5 to Borough Hall
      • A, C, G to Hoyt Schermerhorn
      • N or R trains to Jay Street Metro Tech
  • Elmhurst Hospital Prison Ward (EHPW)

 – 79-01 Broadway 
Queens, NY 11370
    • Public Transportation:
      • Take 7 train to 74 Street and Broadway
      • E, M or R trains to Elmhurst Avenue.
  • Manhattan Detention Complex (MDC)

 – 125 White Street
 New York, NY 10013
    • 
Public Transportation:
      • Take 6, N, Q, R, J, or Z trains to Canal Street.
  • Queens Detention Complex (QDC)

 – 126-01 82nd Avenue
 Kew Gardens, NY 11415
    • Public Transportation:
      • Take E or F train to Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike
      • LIRR to Kew Gardens.
  • Vernon C. Bain Center (VCBC)

 – 1 Halleck Street
 Bronx, NY 10474
 – (718) 579-8315

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