Cayuga Correctional Facility
The Correctional Association (CA) visited Cayuga Correctional Facility, a medium security prison for men in Moravia, NY, on July 14 and 15, 2008. At the time of our visit, Cayuga had a total inmate population of 1,015 men, and a capacity of 1,082. The facility contains a 200-bed S-Block and a 32-bed Special Housing Unit (SHU) to house inmates in disciplinary confinement. At the time of our visit, 175 inmates were held in Cayuga’s S-Block and its SHU was at capacity. The facility also operates an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment (ASAT) program and a variety of educational and vocational programs.
Correctional Assn. of NY Testifies at NY Assembly Hearing on Prison Health; Urges Health Department oversight, end to delays in treatment, and increase in resources for better care
(October 31, 2017, New York, NY) The Correctional Association of New York (CA) yesterday was one of more than fifteen organizations and agencies testifying at a New York State Assembly Joint Health and Correction’s public hearing on prison healthcare. Through our statutory authority granted in 1846, the CA monitors New York prisons and reports to [...]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