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Updated on: August 28, 2020
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Essex Transitional Program

973-648-7078, 973-648-7082

461-63 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07107

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The Essex Transitional Program used to serve as a sexually transmitted disease hospital and a German prisoner war camp before it was ultimately converted to the prison it is today. The Essex Transitional Program offers literacy courses to help the inmates learn skills to help them reenter society successfully. The facility houses males and there are two males per cell.

Essex Transitional Program — General Information

Facility Name Essex Transitional Program
Facility Type State Prison
Address 461-63 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07107
Phone 973-648-7078, 973-648-7082
City Newark
Postal Code 7107
State New Jersey
County Essex County

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Call 973-648-7078, 973-648-7082 to inquire about an inmate. Have the inmate’s name and date of birth ready to help facilitate the search. You can also search online through the New Jersey Corrections website.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Essex Transitional Program can receive mail, and it is usually helpful to their rehabilitation. To send mail to an inmate, include their name, New Jersey DOC number and housing assignment on the address. It should look like this:

Essex Transitional Program
Inmate’s name, number and housing assignment (if known)
461-63 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07107

Remember that all mail will be screened and read by jail staff, and you should not send anything sexually provocative or with violent images. Send letters and postcards.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate at the Essex Transitional Program for use on a commissary account or to purchase prepaid phone minutes by signing up online here.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Essex Transitional Program cannot receive phone calls, but they can call out by using a prepaid phone account. The phones in the common areas are available for use by inmates. As long as an inmate as money in his phone account, he can make phone calls.


Visitation hours at the Essex Transitional Program can vary depending on an inmate's security level. All inmates can receive visitors, it just might be different for how many visitors and how long a visit can last.

Inmate visitors need to submit a form to request a visit. You can request a form at the Essex Transitional Program. You will need to pass a background check, which can take as long as 8 weeks, so you should request a visit as soon as possible so the paperwork can get started.

If you are preapproved and the inmate has no restrictions, you will also be able to visit on major holidays. You should plan the visit ahead of time.

Visiting Hours

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


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