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New Jersey State Prison

New Jersey State Prison, NJ Prison Inmates

Updated on: February 13, 2023
New Jersey
Postal Code
Mercer County
Phone Number
Third & Federal Street, Trenton, NJ, 08625

About New Jersey State Prison

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Located in New Jersey, New Jersey State Prison can hold up to 1916 inmates at any time and employs over 230 people. There is a GED program available for inmates as well as mental health and substance abuse treatments. It is a medium/maximum security jail.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You can send mail to an inmate by addressing it to the following:

Name, New Jersey DC #

New Jersey State Prison

Third & Federal Street, Trenton, NJ, 08625

Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in New Jersey either through the mail and electronically online.

To send through the mail, use a United States Postal Money order that is made payable to the inmate's name and ID number. You need to include a form with the money order that you can find by clicking here.

Send the money order and the form to:

New Jersey Department of Correction

Trust Fund Centralized Banking

Third & Federal Street, Trenton, NJ, 08625

To start the process of sending money online, click here.

You need to deposit a minimum of $10, but not more than $400 per day.

Phone calls

While inmates at the New Jersey State Prison cannot receive calls, they can call you either collect or with a pre-paid account. Your phone number will need to be preapprove by the facility before an inmate can call you.

If you prefer the inmate use a prepaid card instead of calling you collect, you can put money on an inmate’s prepaid account on the New Jersey Department of Corrections website by clicking here. T

If you do not want to set up the account for a prepaid phone online, you can also pay for a phone account by sending in a money order and using this form.

And, remember, if an inmate does not have a prepaid account set up, they can still call you collect as long as your number is preapproved and you accept the charges.


Plan to visit on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am-3:30pm. The specific time will depend on each inmate and their classification within the New Jersey State Prison. Make sure you contact the inmate and the jail ahead of time to find out when you can visit your specific inmate. Plan to dress conservatively, and do not bring anything with you to the jail, or you will be turned away without visiting.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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