The Board of Correction establishes and ensures compliance with Minimum Standards regulating conditions of confinement and correctional health and mental health care in all City correctional facilities.

The Board advances improvement and change toward smaller, safer, fairer, and more humane jails.


If you would like information about how to locate an inmate, get to Rikers Island, post bail, visit an inmate, send money to an inmate's account, schedule an attorney visit, deliver a package to an inmate, or schedule pick-up of inmate property, contact the NYC Department of Correction at 718-546-1500 or www.nyc.gov/doc.