Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum-security correctional facility and is located in Ossining, New York, in Westchester County. Sing Sing was the third prison built by New York State and opened in 1826. The facility houses roughly 1,700 men and is used for the general confinement of males 16 years of age or older. Sing Sing Correctional Facility offers academic education, vocational training, counseling, Aggression Replacement Training (ART), Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment (ASAT), a returned parole violator program, transitional services, volunteer services, and college programming through the master’s degree level. It also offers an Intermediate Care Program (ICP), a Transitional ICP (TRIP) Unit, and the Conditional Release Transitional Program that provides a transitional services program to maximum-security inmates being released on their conditional release dates.

Sing Sing Correctional Facility has the Community Orientation and Reentry Program (CORP) that provides a treatment and discharge planning program to OMH Level 1 and 2 inmates who are returning to New York City. Sing Sing also contains an Absconder Unit that serves as an intake unit for Temporary Release absconders and a Transient Unit that provides housing for inmates awaiting transfer to other general confinement facilities.

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