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Updated on: February 14, 2021

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The Ella McQueen Residential Center is located in Brooklyn, New York, and it is a medium-security prison that houses around 17 adult males. The Ella McQueen Residential Center center was opened in 1989. The entire facility consists of buildings, and encompasses over 400,000 square feet. The facility also sits on top of 100-acre site, as well.

The Ella McQueen Residential Center also has a special management unit, offering special security for certain inmates that are housed in the facility. There are also many vocational courses available, such as courses involving construction technology, culinary arts, horticulture, bakery, and more. There are also additional resources such as anger management classes, volunteer services, and sex offender programs.

Ella McQueen Residential Center
Facility Name
Ella McQueen Residential Center
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
41 Howard Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11221
Phone
718-574-2911
Capacity
17
City
Brooklyn
Postal Code
11221
State
New York
Country
County

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

The Ella McQueen Residential Center is part of the New York Department of Corrections (DOC), which was established in 1970. You can search for an inmate at the Ella McQueen Residential Center here: http://nysdoccslookup.doccs.ny.gov/GCA00P00/WIQ1/WINQ000

You can search inmates through their birth date, last name, or DOC number. The inmate search also is “unavailable” from time to time for server maintenance, according to the website.

Sending a Mail

Offenders that are incarcerated in Ella McQueen Residential Center 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.

There have been offenses related to stickers in the past with Ella McQueen Residential Center, and this is the reason for these particular regulations.

Inmates can also receive photographs and books, but the photographs cannot contain nudity whatsoever. In addition, all photographs must be 4” x 6” to be approved, as well.

However, there are still some more rules with respect to photos/books

  • No hardcover books

  • Books must be new, from a vendor (Amazon, for example)

  • Friends and/or family can bring books during a visit, and they can bring up to five books.

  • No sexually explicit material (books/magazines) are allowed at Ella McQueen Residential Center.

  • There cannot be dangerous information in the content, such as a map of the prison or a tutorial on how to create explosives.

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Ella McQueen Residential Center

41 Howard Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11221

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Sending Money

Money can be sent to Ella McQueen Residential Center inmates, but there are various fees associated with the different methods available to those who want to send money to inmates. In addition, you will have to have a certain amount of information in order to send money to inmates, including an inmate name, ID number, and the inmate’s current location.

  1. Walk-in

  2. Online

  3. Mail

  4. Phone

If you wish to send money through a “walk-in”, this can be done at any Western Union location. In addition, the maximum amount that can be sent to any New York state prison inmate is $5000.

If you wish to send money online, you can do so through JPAY or Western Union. Those are your only two options. Again, the maximum amount that can be sent online is $5,000.

If you wish to send money through the mail, your cheapest option (only 50 cents for processing) is a United States Postal money order. The money order must be made out to “JPAY”. The money order should be sent to this address:

JPAY

P.O. Box 260250

Hollywood, FL 33026

If you wish to deposit money through the phone, it can be done by calling them. You must call this number: 718-574-2911.

Phone Calls

Ella McQueen Residential Center offenders can make outgoing calls, but only to those on their approved call list. You will have to use Securus in order to receive calls from a prison on a cell phone - without Securus, it is not allowed. All subjects are subject to recording/monitoring.

Visiting Rules

Ella McQueen Residential Center offers visitation everyday, unlike other facilities. The visiting hours are from 8 30 AM to 5 30 PM every day. However, processing for visitation ends at 2 30 PM.

Inmates get six visits per month, and two visits is the maximum number of visits possible on a weekend or holiday.

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