Westchester County Penitentiary Visitation
Updated on June 22, 2021
Before visiting your inmate check all the rules you need to follow. You can find an inmate at Westchester County Penitentiary , using the Pigeonly Inmate Search if you need help before visitng. After the visitor has been approved by the correctional facility they need to check with their inmate on what days they are allowed to visit.
Westchester County Penitentiary Information
- City: Valhalla
- County: Westchester County
- State: New York
- County: Westchester County
- Facility: Westchester County Penitentiary
- Locator: Use Our Free Inmate Locator
- Address: 10 County Road 300, Valhalla, NY, 10595
Table of Contents
- What to Wear When Visiting Inmate
- What can I Bring to Visit an Inmate
- Visitation Hours
- General Visitation List
- What are the Visitation Hours
- How to schedule a Visit
- What are the requirements to visit your inmate
- How to make an appointment to visit your inmate
- How to book a prison visit online
- How to connect with your inmate through video visit
- How to connect through jail video visitation
- Phone Calls
- How to collect calls from Jail
- How can inmate call their families and friends
- How to call a jail to speak to an inmate
- New York Correctional Facility Information
- View More Facility Information
How to find someone in Westchester County Penitentiary :
Go to pigeonly.com to start a search for your inmate. First, click "Get Started" and enter your inmate's first and last name.
Make sure to check if your inmate's facility is county, state, or federal.
Find your inmate and select from the list of services designed to help you keep in touch.
Finally, you'll need to register an account with Pigeonly, and we'll provide you with your loved one's contact information. (Don't worry, registration is completely free!)
Pigeonly understand how difficult it is for families to stay away from their inmate and it is important to familiarize yourself with the basic of inmate visitation before planning a visit as each facility has specific rules that you must follow. All visitors must be pre-approved; your inmate must put you on the pre-approved visitation list in order for you to visit them which is later reviewed by the correctional facility. When considering approval, correctional facilities look at many factors as all the formalities need to be done. Many facilities limit the number of visitors therefore inmate have to narrow down the list of potential visitors. All correctional facilities have their own set of rules which you need to follow. You will be expected to follow the prison rules, no matter how arbitrary they may seem, when you visit.
The inmate you plan on visiting should be able to advise you the visiting time schedule for that prison, however it is always a good idea to call the prison before to ensure visitation is permitted and whether potential visitors are approved or not. All the prisoners are searched before and after any visits due to the security reasons. The families visiting their inmates need to respect the dress code of the particular prison otherwise they may be refused visitation. All visitors are expected to present a valid, government issued photo ID. Pigeonly have also introduced video visitation to connect families and inmate when it becomes difficult for them to visit, you need to first schedule a visit and have it approved by your inmate’s facility, by signing up with Pigeonly video visitation your inmate will be just a click away.
What to wear when visiting inmate at Westchester County Penitentiary
Each facility requires that their rules be followed according to local ordinances. Typically, for any given institution you want to make sure to wear appropriate attire. Make sure your outfits are not too tight. Different states may have different rules on attire. For information on what to wear inNew York, be sure to check out their appropriate state laws for New York's Department of Corrections at your State's official website.