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Updated on: January 19, 2021

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Northern State Prison houses over 2704 adult inmates, and it is nestled in Newark, New Jersey. It is a New Jersey state prison that is located at 168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114. The Northern State Prison is part of the New Jersey Department of Corrections.

Inmates at Northern State Prison who are eligible can participate in work details that offer labor support for the surrounding counties. Inmates at Northern State Prison are encouraged to participate in courses to learn to read, earn an adult basic education and get a GED.

Vocational skills taught at Northern State Prison include culinary arts, wastewater treatment, custodial and building maintenance, landscaping, auto repair, forklift operator, and basic computer courses.

Northern State Prison
Facility Name
Northern State Prison
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114
Phone
973-465-0068
Capacity
2704
Date Established
1987
Offender Gender
Male Offenders
City
Newark
Postal Code
7114
State
New Jersey
Country
Essex County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

You can use the offender locator at the New Jersey Department of Corrections to find an inmate. It can be found here, and it is called the Inmate Locator.

You also should keep in mind that there are situations in which inmates are moved. If you do not have this information, you can locate an inmate using their seven-digit Offender ID #.

Sending a Mail

Inmates that are incarcerated in Northern State Prison can receive letters from anyone. However, the mail cannot contain jewelry and/or contraband. In addition, if a sticker is placed on either the envelope or letter, the mail will be completely rejected. This is certainly an aspect to consider before the mail or package is sent.

The inmate mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Northern State Prison

168 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ, 07114

Public Records Online Search

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Sending Money

Those who are housed in Northern State Prison must receive money through JPAY. This can be done in a variety of ways.

You can also deposit money over the phone by calling this number 973-465-0068 .

There is also an instant mail option available through JPAY, as well. Any correspondence might be rejected for mail modification (glitter, stickers, etc). Obscene language should not be used.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Northern State Prison can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with New Jersey prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

There are set hours for inmate visitors at Northern State Prison, and it depends largely on whether you are placed in general population, protective custody, or maximum custody. The only days that are available for visiting are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Call the facility at 973-465-0068 to get more information.

Directions

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