Wende Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison located in Town of Alden in Erie County, New York, east of Buffalo. The prison is named for this region of Alden.
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In response to the many questions about telephone communications with your loved one locked up in New York state prisons, please note the following: TELEPHONE CALLS The Department’s “Call-Home” program allows inmates to make phone calls as a way to maintain contact with family and friends. The inmate may only call you collect. This means you will have to pay for the call. An inmate is only permitted to call persons on their approved telephone list and may only have up to 15 telephone numbers on their approved list at any time. Phone numbers may only be added or deleted… Read more »
I was wanting to know how inmate 00b2027 Fred Preston is doing I have t heard from him in a while I was just little concerned about him I’m friend of his
My son was sent to Wende today. This is his first time in a prison facility. My understanding is that Wende is not where he will complete his sentence. This is a transitional stop for a undetermined amount of time. Can I visit my son at Wende or do I have to wait until he is transferred to his permanent facility?
We recommend that you call the Wende facility for their visitation schedule. You should be able to visit him.
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how do I get underwear and socks to an inmate? if by mail I need an address. how to put money into an account?
Hi theresa, Please note package information for the Wende Correctional Facility: At most correctional facilities, offenders are allowed two food packages per month, and the combined weight can not exceed 35 pounds (see exceptions for TV facilities). Food packages received from both visitors, and through the mail, shall be included in the two-package limit. Food items must be commercially or hermetically sealed and contain no alcohol. For exceptions, please review the list of allowable items. Additional packages containing non-food items such as clothing, tobacco, etc. may be received by an offender and shall not be counted against the food package… Read more »
I want to visit Eric Rose at the Wende facility. Do I need to call ahead to set up a visiting time and may I bring a gift for Christmas?
For information about visitation, read the New york Family Guidelines.
For information about prison life, read the 25 Rules.
I would like to know the specfic rules for non-food packages being sent into Wende Correctional Facility from home. Can I send in clothing or bedding? Can order them from a vendor and have them sent in that way? What can I take into him when I visit to leave for him?
I need closure on a situation that is affecting my mental illness and health im not sure if tbe inmate will see me, he made many promises I spent a lot of money and time and thousands of miles on my car I did a lot of taking care of his business and it damage to my body I have written him he will not return the answer to my questions this is really affecting my health I did this for 6year, I live in Ohio going back and forth for 3 of those years going back and forth to… Read more »
The visitation list is based on the inmate’s decision. The facility cannot help you with your issues. You could contact the prison chaplain for guidance.
THANK YOU, I went to God with the situation I have peace with it, I forgiven them both. I have given it to God. THANK YOU for your TIME.
Where do I look up specific information on taking a child to visit their father in Wende? I am not his mother but she has agreed to have me take him for a visit
my son stephon fender left for up state last week i cant find him in the locater