Department of Corrections

Correctional Facility

Inmate mail and packages

Essex County Correctional Facility

Inmate Name and Serial Number

354 Doremus Avenue

Newark, NJ 07105

Inmates are allowed to send and receive an unlimited number of letters.

There shall be no restriction on the length, language, or context of letters or to whom an inmate may write except when there is a clear threat to the institution.

All incoming mail, letters or parcels will be examined/handled by Correctional Facility officials for cash, checks, money orders, and contraband, but not read except when such is deemed a threat to the security of the institution or used for illegal activity. Inmates shall be permitted to receive books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from the publisher or reputable book store.

Sending Funds to Inmates

Essex County Correctional Facility

Inmate Name and Serial Number

354 Doremus Avenue

Newark, NJ 07105

Cash accepted at Visitors Lobby Window

M – F 9am – 12pm and 1:15pm – 3:30 pm.

No personal checks or debit cards accepted.

CLOSED ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND OFFICIAL COUNTY HOLIDAYS.

Inmate may receive Western Union Funds, Postal Money Orders, Bank (redeemable) Money orders, Cashier’s Checks, or Certified Checks.

NO TRAVELER’S EXPRESS OR STORE MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Western Union Guidelines:

Pay to: Essex County Correctional Facility

City and State Code: ECJail, NJ

Inmates Name and Serial Number:

Attention: Inmate AKA Name, Inmate date of birth and Purpose: Bail or Commissary

Inmate Locator

If you are interested in obtaining general information about a particular inmate, please contact:

Inmate Telephone / Keefe Commissary

If you want to transfer money to a commissary account or add money to an inmate’s phone account, please go to www.offenderConnect.com (24 hour-a-day access).

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
354 Doremus Avenue, Newark, NJ 07105
(T) 973-274-7500

Director Alfaro Ortiz
(T) 973-274-7818 (F) 973-274-6955


Warden Charles L. Green
(T) 973-274-7670 (F) 973-274-6911


Deputy Director – Administration David Boyd
(T) 973-274-7818 or (T) 973-274-7818 (F) 973-274-6955


Director, Prisoner Re-Entry Program, Viergina Dudley


Director,m ICE Program Anthony Perillo