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


PLEASE NOTE: 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:, This applies to all printed materials received via mail or packages. None of these articles may be received from visitors.

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: 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 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  



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. 



Securus also has a new mobile app. For more information, click here.

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The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office is an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency


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