Office of the Albany County


The Albany County Correctional Facility constructed in 1931, is located on Albany Shaker Road in the Town of Colonie, provides detention for arrested individuals as ordered by the courts within the County. These Courts include Local Justice Courts, Superior Courts and Federal Courts.

The Correctional Facility is one of the largest County Correctional Facilities in the State of New York. The Facility has a maximum of 1043 beds, providing custody for local, state and federal prisoners. The current staff of 420 for both sworn officers and civilians maintains the day-to-day operations of the Facility. During the past year, over 7000 prisoners were admitted to the Facility. The average daily population has exceeded 800 inmates over the past year.


Albany County Correctional Facility
840 Albany Shaker Road
Albany NY  12211

To Deposit Money into an Inmate’s Account

In Person: You can deposit money in the lobby kiosk 24/7.
The lobby kiosk will accept cash, Mastercard or Visa.
Online: Visit
You can also call 1 (866) 345-1884 to deposit money over the phone.
The online site and the phone deposits must be made by Mastercard or Visa.
To select and order a care package online to be delivered to the inmate, visit:

Incoming Prisoner Correspondence

Effective July 22, 2019 all incoming prisoner correspondence (other than privileged correspondence - legal mail) is to be addressed to:
{Inmates Name}
CO Corrections Mail
PO Box
11 New Karner Road
Guilderland, N.Y. 12084
All prisoner correspondence to this location will be processed there being opened and inspected solely to ensure the absence of contraband. It will then be scanned and made available on the facility tablet to the individual prisoner it was intended for, accessible by an individual account created by the prisoner.
Any mail received at the Correctional Facility postmarked July 22, 2019 or later will be returned to sender.