Eric M. Taylor Center


Eric M. Taylor Center

Physical Address:
Eric M. Taylor Center
10-10 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY  11370



Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
Eric M. Taylor Center
10-10 Hazen Street
East Elmhurst, NY  11370

Eric M. Taylor Center Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive letters and photos (no polaroids are allowed do not send nude or sexually suggestive photos).  When sending correspondence be sure to include the inmates name and ID number as the mailing address above shows.  Be sure you do not mark the envelope or letter in any way, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned.  DO NOT SEND STAMPS OR BLANK PAPER.  Inmates can receive no more then 5 pages at a time through the mail.  Do not send a letter from someone else, with the exception of a letter from a child.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to an inmate in New York City

Family and friends of an inmate may send a United States Postal Money order by mail to the inmate mailing address listed above or can send money online and over the phone using the method described below.  Money orders should be made payable to the inmates full name and ID number and should have the senders complete name and address on it.  Mail the completed Postal Money order to the inmate's mailing address above.

Family and friends may also send money online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect. 

Visit or at locations using the Quick Collect Form
City Code:  NYCITYDOC 
State Code:  NY

For all electronic transfer of funds, the inmate ID number and incarcerated last name must be used. Funds will be creditted in 24-48 hours business hours.  Funds sent during an inmate transfer between facilities may take longer than 24 – 48 business hours.

Visiting an Inmate at Eric M. Taylor Center

The New York City department of correction encourages friends and family members of inmates who demonstrate a positive influence to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate in the rehabilitation process, and eventually with his or her reintegration back into society.

The visiting schedule for all inmates is based on the first letter of the inmates last name.  Be sure to check the visitation schedules, which can be found here.


Visits are permitted from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Visitors must register by 8:00 p.m.

Registration hours for the above facilities on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Visits will begin no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m., but visitors must register by 2:00 p.m. 
(The start of visiting hours can be delayed without notice.)

Inmates are permitted to visit with up to three (3) visitors at the same time.  Inmates may receive visits three (3) times per week.  Sentenced inmates may receive visits two (2) times per week.  All inmates are limited to one visit session per visit day, regardless of the number of visitors in that session.

For more information on visiting an inmate incarcerated in the City of New York Department of Correction click here.

How to do an inmate search in New York City

Want to find inmate information for an offender in the New York City Department of Correction? Search for an inmate and access all available information here.