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Inmate Mail Services

Studies show that when inmates maintain a relationship with family & friends, it greatly reduces the risk of them returning to jail upon release.

All mail should be sent to the following address:


C/O Inmate`s Name 

Suffolk County Correctional Facility

110 Center Drive South

Riverhead, NY 11901 

PLEASE NOTE: If the individual has a common name, please add his or her date of birth on the front of the envelope.

The following items are NOT allowed in inmate’s incoming mail:

  • Colored envelopes: All envelopes Must Be White ONLY

  • Stamps or other postage

  • Polaroid Pictures 

  • Pictures larger than 5” x 7”

  • Cards larger than 6” x 9”

  • Stickers

  • Pornographic pictures or pictures that are offensive and graphic in nature

  • Hard covered publications with cover attached


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 Female Night Gowns: Plain and White Only 

  • 7 Female Sports Bras: No Metal Underwires 

  • 2 Sweat Shirts: Hunter Green* or White 

  • 2 Sweat Pants: Hunter Green* or White 

  • 2 Gym Shorts: Hunter Green* or White 

  • 7 Tee Shirts: White Only 

  • 2 Towels: 2' by 4' Maximum Size: White Only 

  • 2 Set of Thermals: White or Off White  

  • 5 Books: Paperback Only ​

  • 5 Magazines 

  • 2 Newspapers: Current Issues Only 

  • 15 Photos: 5"x7" Maximum Size - No Polaroids 

  • 1 Prayer Rug 

  • 1 Kuffi: Black or White, Single Layer 

  • 1 Wedding Band: Plain  

       *Hunter Green is the color of a NY Jets football jersey.

You are permitted to receive books, magazines, and newspapers directly from the publisher or reputable online vendors (example:, Books, magazines and newspapers brought by visitors or sent through the mail will no longer be accepted at the facilities. No inmate may receive material that threatens the security of the facility such as information about making explosives, firebombs, weapons, escape devices, alcohol, poisons, or drugs.



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Inmate Phone Services (Securus):

The Suffolk County Correctional Facility uses Securus to pay for inmate phone calls. If you would like to pay through the Securus system, click here. 

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