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The Board of Correction establishes and ensures compliance with Minimum Standards regulating conditions of confinement and correctional health and mental health care in all City correctional facilities.

The Board advances improvement and change toward smaller, safer, fairer, and more humane jails.


If you would like information about how to locate a person in custody, get to Rikers Island, post bail, visit a person in custody, send money to a person in custody's account, schedule an attorney visit, deliver a package to a person in custody, or schedule pick-up of person in custody property, contact the NYC Department of Correction at 718-546-1500 or www.nyc.gov/doc.