Detainee Visitation: Seven days a week

Street Address:
Buffalo Federal Detention Facility
4250 Federal Drive
Batavia, New York 14020
Facility Main Telephone Line: (585) 343- 0814
Field Office Main Telephone Line: (716) 551-4741 x2500

Hours of Visitation

Friends and Family Visits
Mondays through Fridays: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must be checked
in by 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. respectively


All visits must be scheduled and will be non-contact. Visits will be limited to one (1) per day, 30-minute duration. Detainees will be permitted a maximum of two weekend visits per month. Any disruptive conduct on either party will result in the termination of the visit.

No visits will be permitted for minors unless they are accompanied by an adult (18 yrs or older).  The number of visitors in the visiting booth will be limited to one adult and one non-adult visitor.  Children must not be left unaccompanied in waiting room.

Please call our office, 716 200-1720,  if you need a legal representation and one of our attorney will be able to assist you.

You can also learn more about Federal Detention Facility Frequently Asked Questions section.