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http://newweb.phila.gov/ list of phone #'s at the endPhiladelphia Prison SystemMissionThe Philadelphia Prison System includes four major correctional facilities--the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, the Detention Center, the House of Correction, and the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center--in addition to seven smaller Alternative and Special Detention facilities. The prison campus is located along State Road in Northeast Philadelphia. Each prison is under the immediate direction of a warden, who is assisted by correctional and administrative support staff.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I find out an inmate's location, Photo ID (PID) number, or bail information?
Call (215) 685-8394, (215) 685-8395, (215) 685-8396, (215) 685-7957, or (215) 685-7958. Spanish-speaking persons may call (215) PID number is retained throughout an individual's entire criminal career.
2. When may I visit an inmate?
Inmates may receive one hour of visits per week. One-half hour must be on the inmate's letter-designated visiting day; the other visit may take place on any other visiting day. If the inmate's last name begins with . . . his or her designated visiting day is:
A, B, or C Monday
D, E, F, G, or H Tuesday
I, J, K, L, or M Wednesday
N, O, P, Q, R, or S Thursday
T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z FridayVisiting hours are as follows: Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF)
Visits are permitted from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday. All visitors must sign in by 7:30 p.m. Inmates must obtain unit manager's approval for clothing exchanges three days in advance. For more information, call (215) 685-7843. Detention Center
Visits are permitted from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday and Tuesday; all visitors must sign in by 7:30 p.m. Visits also are permitted on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and all visitors must sign in by 1:30 p.m. Clothing exchanges may be made before 1:30 p.m. on the inmate's letter-designated visiting day, when inmates obtain captain's approval three days in advance. Call (215) 685-8447 with any questions. House of Correction
Visits with adult inmates are permitted from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. Visits with juvenile inmates are permitted from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitors must sign in by 7:30 p.m. Visitors must present a valid state photo identification card. Social service cards are not accepted. Cashier hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Clothing exchanges must be made before 2:30 p.m. on the inmate's letter-designated visiting day. For more information, call (215) 685-8217.Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC)
Visits are permitted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitors must sign in by 5 p.m. Clothing exchanges will be accepted only with prior approval by the unit manager. For more information, call (215) 685-7100/1.ASD-Central Unit, Modular III, Cannery, Ridge Avenue, and University Avenue
Visits are permitted from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Visitors must sign in by 1:30 p.m. Inmates must obtain prior approval for clothing exchanges. Approved exchanges will be accepted only during visiting hours. For more information, call (215) 685-8730.ASD-Youth Study Center Security Unit
Visits are permitted from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visitors must sign in by 6:30 p.m.
3. What items may I bring to the inmate I am visiting?
New bathrobe 1
New undershirts (white only) 3
New undershorts (any color) 3
Thermals (white only) 2
New socks 6 pair
New pajamas 1 pair
New bath towel (maximum size 36" x 18") 2
New washcloth (maximum 10" square) 2
New panties (female) 7
New bra (wireless) 3
Prescription eyeglasses, dentures, prosthesis after approval by medical department
Shoes and sneakers will NOT be accepted.
Books, magazines, or periodicals must be sent to the inmate DIRECTLY FROM THE PUBLISHER OR COMMERCIAL DISTRIBUTOR. 4. How can I obtain bail information and where can I pay bail?
Bail information may be obtained 7 days/24 hours by calling (215) 685-8394, (215) 685-8395, (215) 685-8396, (215) 685-7957, or (215) 685-7958. Spanish-speaking persons may call (215) 685-8692. General Sentences
Criminal Justice Center
1301 Filbert Street
Open 7 days/24 hoursChild Support Sentences
34 South 11 Street, Room B-8
Monday Friday, 9 a.m. 4:45 p.m.
After hours, bail may be paid at the Criminal Justice Center. Traffic Court Sentences
Eighth and Spring Garden Streets
Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m. 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
Bail may be paid by cash, money order, certified check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover.5. How can I obtain information concerning court dates?
For Common Pleas Court listings, call (215) 683-7004, (215) 683-7005, or (215) 683-7006.
For Municipal Court listings, call (215) 683-7297.
Have the inmate's Photo ID (PID) number available.
For information concerning probation violation hearings, contact the Probation Department at (215) 686-6355 or (215) 686-6384, or call the defendant's assigned probation officer. 6. How can I contact an inmate's social worker?
Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF) - (215) 685-7788
Detention Center - (215) 685-8452 or (215) 685-8644
House of Correction - (215) 685-8234 or (215) 685-8232
Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC) - (215) 685-7131
Alternative & Special Detention - (215) 685-8379Contact InformationThomas J. Costello, Commissioner
(215) 685-8201Press M. Grooms, Deputy Commissioner for Policy
(215) 685-8076Earl Hatcher, Deputy Commissioner for Facility Operations
(215) 685-7898John C. Murphy, Deputy Commissioner for Correctional Administration
(215) 685-8203Inmate Information
(215) 685-8692 - Spanish/EspanolBoard of Trustees (215) 685-7893
Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (215) 685-7801
Detention Center (215) 685-8580
House of Correction (215) 685-8221
Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (215) 685-7104
Alternative & Special Detention (215) 685-8730
Human Resources (215) 685-8596
Inmate Services (215) 685-7110
Public Information (215) 685-7888
PHILACOR Industries (215) 685-7134