Albion Correctional Facility

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Albion Correctional Facility
Location 3595 State School Road
Albion, New York
Status open
Security class medium
Capacity 1247
Opened 1894
Managed by New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
see also the State Correctional Institution – Albion, Pennsylvania

Albion Correctional Facility is a medium security women's prison in Albion, New York, United States (Orleans County) that is operated by the New York State Department of Correctional Services. The site was founded in 1894 as the Western House of Refuge for Women, then later the Albion State Training School.

Albion is one of several New York facilities exclusively for women, the others being Bayview Correctional Facility, Beacon Correctional Facility, Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Taconic Correctional Facility. Most famously, Albion housed "Long Island Lolita" Amy Fisher for 3½ years; she was then transferred to the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, the only maximum security prison for women in New York State and located in Bedford Hills, New York.

As of 2010 Albion had a working capacity of 1247. [1]

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Coordinates: 43°14′42″N 78°12′55″W / 43.24500°N 78.21528°W / 43.24500; -78.21528