Can i visit someone in max security on rikers island?

Can I only visit them without contact? or can i hold their hand?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    This is the visitation schedule and rules.}{

    THERE ARE NO VISITS ON MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS.

    WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY :

    Registration hours for all facilities on Rikers Island as well as the Manhattan Detention Complex in Manhattan and the Vernon C. Bain Center in the Bronx on Wednesdays and Thursdays are from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Visits are permitted from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, but you must register by 8:00 pm.

    FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY :

    Registration hours for the above facilities on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays are from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. Visits will begin no earlier than 8:00 am and end at 4:00 pm, but you must register by 2:00 pm.

    Please note that the start of visiting hours can be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.

    Visitors have to check visitation schedule to make sure their friend or family member is eligible for visits that day.

    NUMBER OF VISITS AND VISITORS

    Inmates are permitted to visit with up to three (3) visitors at the same time, with the maximum number to be determined by conditions set forth in each facility, availability of space, and volume of visitors/inmates. Detainees 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.

    NEW VISITORS' IDENTIFICATION POLICY

    All visitors 16 years of age and older must present valid, current identification that contains a photograph and signature. Acceptable forms of identification for all visitors are listed below.

    Children under the age of 16 who are accompanied by an adult over 18 ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT ANY IDENTIFICATION AT ALL (including birth certificates.)

    A 16-year-old or 17-year-old with valid identification may accompany a child under the age of 16 if he or she is the parent of that child and the inmate being visited is also the parent of the same child. In this case, the 16-or 17-year-old must produce a birth certificate for the child.

    Acceptable forms of identification from any state or territory in the U.S.:

    Current driver's license

    School identification

    DMV non-driver license identification card Other acceptable forms of identification:

    Resident alien or permanent resident card issued by the U.S. Department of Justice

    Passport (from any country

    NYS benefits identification card (Medicaid/food stamp photo ID

    US Armed Services identification

    Consulate-issued or diplomatic identification

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