Prison Sexual Assault

“No matter what crime someone may have committed, rape is not part of the penalty.” —Just Detention International

All survivors of sexual violence deserve compassion and support. If you or your loved one has experienced sexual assault, harassment, or abuse while incarcerated in New York State, resources are available to you.

The federal Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) established national standards to prevent and respond to sexual violence in prisons, jails, and detention centers. This includes ensuring that incarcerated survivors of sexual violence can access the same services as survivors who are not incarcerated.

Currently, six Rape Crisis Programs serve 40 NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) facilities, with the remaining 14 DOCCS facilities served primarily by local victim assistance programs and the six PREA Centers on an as-needed basis. The six PREA Centers are:

For more information about PREA in New York State, contact PREA Outreach Director Eirik Bjorkman at (518) 482-4222 ext. 306 or ebjorkman@nyscasa.org.

 

The New York State Hotline for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

In March 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the state’s domestic and sexual violence hotline would be made available to incarcerated individuals throughout the state prison system, providing crisis counseling, as well as access to support, additional counseling and advocacy for individuals who are victims of sexual assault or harassment.

The 777 direct-dial number is available every day, in English, Spanish and other languages, at all 54 facilities operated by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS). Read more.

 

Search PREA Centers by DOCCS Facility and Location

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Albion Correctional Facility 196 Ray Brook Road, Ray Brook, NY, USA
Attica Correctional Facility 639 Exchange Street, Attica, NY, USA
Auburn Correctional Facility 135 State Street, Auburn, NY, USA
Bare Hill Correctional Facility 181 Brand Road, Caller Box #20, Malone, NY 12953-0020
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility 247 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, NY, USA
Cayuga Correctional Facility 2202 State Route 38A, Moravia, NY, USA
Clinton Correctional Facility 1156 New York 374, Dannemora, NY, USA
Collins Correctional Facility Middle Road, Collins, NY, USA
Coxsackie Correctional Facility 11260 Route 9W, Coxsackie, NY, USA
Crime Victims Treatment Center 40 Exchange Place, Suite 510 New York City 10005
Downstate Correctional Facility 121 Red Schoolhouse Road, Fishkill, NY, USA
Eastern NY Correctional Facility 30 Institution Road, Napanoch, NY, USA
Edgecombe Residential Treatment Facility 611 Edgecombe Avenue, New York, NY, USA
Elmira Correctional Facility 1879 Davis Street, Elmira, NY, USA
Elmira Correctional Facility 1879 Davis Street, Elmira, NY, USA
Five Points Correctional Facility 6600 State Route 96A, Romulus, NY, USA
Franklin Correctional Facility 62 Bare Hill Road, Malone, NY, USA
Gowanda Correctional Facility South Road, Gowanda, NY, USA
Great Meadow Correctional Facility 11739 State Route 22, Comstock, NY, USA
Green Haven Correctional Facility 594 New York 216, Stormville, NY, USA
Groveland Correctional Facility 7000 Sonyea Road, Groveland, NY, USA
Hudson Adolescent Offender Facility 50 East Court Street, Hudson, NY, USA
Lincoln Correctional Facility 31-33 West 110th Street, New York, NY, USA
Livingston Correctional Facility 7005 Sonyea Road, Dansville, NY, USA
Marcy Correctional Facility 9000 Old River Road, Marcy, NY, USA
Mid-State Correctional Facility 9005 Old River Road, Marcy, NY, USA
Mohawk Correctional Facility 6514 New York 26, Rome, NY, USA
Orleans Correctional Facility 3531 Gaines Basin Road, Albion, NY, USA
Queensboro Correctional Facility 47-04 Van Dam Street, Long Island City, NY, USA
RESTORE Sexual Assault Services of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, The Skalny Building Mount Hope Ave. Rochester, NY 14620
Rochester Correctional Facility 470 Ford Street, Rochester, NY, USA
Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes, Inc. 122 North Genesee Street Geneva, NY 14456
Sexual Assault and Crime Victims Assistance Program at Samaritan Hospital 2215 Burdett Avenue Troy, NY 12180
Shawangunk Correctional Facility 200 Quick Road, Wallkill, NY, USA
Sing Sing Correctional Facility 354 Hunter Street, Ossining, NY, USA
Southport Correctional Facility 236 Bob Masia Drive, Pine City, NY, USA
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service, Inc. 100 River Rock Drive, Buffalo, NY 14207, USA
Sullivan Correctional Facility 325 Riverside Drive, New York, NY, USA
Taconic Correctional Facility 250 Harris Road, Bedford Hills, NY, USA
Ulster Correctional Facility 750 Berme Road, Napanoch, NY, USA
Upstate Correctional Facility 309 Bare Hill Road, Malone, NY, USA
Victims Assistance Services of Westchester Community Opportunity Program 2 Westchester Plaza Elmsford, NY 10523
Wende Correctional Facility 3040 Wende Road, Alden, NY, USA
Willard Drug Treatment Campus 7116 County Road 132, Willard, NY, USA
Woodbourne Correctional Facility 99 Prison Road, Woodbourne, NY 12788
Wyoming Correctional Facility 3203 Dunbar Road, Attica, NY, USA

 

Additional Resources

 Get Help

If you have been sexually assaulted–call the New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

1-800-942-6906

 Find Crisis Centers

Search our interactive map to locate the center in your area.


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