Auburn Correctional Facility
Auburn is a maximum security prison located in Auburn, New York housing approximately 1,800 male inmates. Designated by the Office of Mental Health (OMH) as a Level 1 facility, it has the highest level of mental health services available to inmates, which includes an Intermediate Care Program and a Residential Crisis Treatment Program for inmates experiencing severe mental health issues. Auburn also has(ICP), a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment program with 120 participants, an infirmary, Aggression Replacement Training, a Corcraft industry program and a variety of vocational and educational programs. The Correctional Association’s visit to Auburn was on July 19,2005.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Release of 2017 Report of First Hand Accounts of People in Solitary at Southport Prison
(December 11, 2017, NY:) Lawmakers, Advocates, Southport solitary survivors, and Family Members join the Correctional Association of New York (CA) to release a stunning new CA report about Southport Prison, featuring first-hand accounts of brutality, self-harm, mental, emotional, and physical abuse at one of only two prisons in New York State devoted primarily to solitary confinement.Read More
ALBANY — New York’s complex of 54 state prison facilities is struggling to fill vacant jobs for nurses, doctors and other health care providers. Filling those vacancies and dealing with an aging prison population at facilities across the state have become among the tallest challenges for the $3 billion correctional system, top administrators concede. In [...]Read More
Prison Monitoring Reports
The Correctional Association of NY released a report on March 31, 2016 about Collins Correctional Facility, highlighting the large number of people with mental illness incarcerated at Collins and the lack of support and programs for these and other people incarcerated at the prison. Collins Correctional Facility is a medium security prison in western New [...]Read More