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Updated on: December 9, 2020
Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction
215-685-7711, 215-685-8221
8001 State Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19136
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The Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction despite the name is not a jail. The Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction is just a holding pen for people who have been arrested in the Philadelphia limits.

Unfortunately, with the holding pen in the Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction is quite small. So, offenders will only be in this small holding pen for hours, if that. Most of the offenders that have been arrested in the Philadelphia limits will be brought directly to the Philadelphia County Detention Center and skip going down to the Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction all together.

Keep in mind that the Philadelphia Police Department will also manage this smallholding pen as well.

Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction — General Information

Philadelphia Prison System – House of Correction, City Jail.
Adult, Capacity 1677 persons.
8001 State Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19136
http://www.phila.gov/prisons/Facilities/Pages/HouseofCorrection.aspx
215-685-7711, 215-685-8221

There is no way in with the Philadelphia Police Department where you can locate an inmate. There will be no inmates that are in the Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction.

Ultimately, all inmates will ALWAYS be brought down to the Philadelphia County Detention Center. If you would like to contact them to find out if the offender you are looking for is in their facility, you can at 215-685-7711, 215-685-8221.

When contacting the Philadelphia County Detention Center, please tell them you suspect that the Philadelphia Police Department was the arresting agency along with the offender first and last name.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction is rarely used. There is NO sending mail whatsoever to the Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction. You will want to wait until the offender gets transferred, booked, and processed into the Philadelphia County Detention Center before you will be permitted to send mail to them.

Sending Money

The Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction is rarely ever used. The offender may be in a cell for just under an hour, if that. The offender will NOT have any need for cash during their time in the holding pen. You will want to wait to send cash when they get over to the Philadelphia County Detention Center.

Phone calls

The offender will not be permitted to make any phone calls until they are officially booked into the Philadelphia County Detention Center. As previously stated, the Philadelphia Police Department will bring the offender typically to that facility as it has more manpower.

Visitation

The Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction is rarely used. There is NO visitation whatsoever in the Philadelphia Prison System - House of Correction. You will want to wait until the offender gets transferred, booked, and processed into the Philadelphia County Detention Center before you will be permitted to visit with them.

Visiting Hours

Monday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Holiday:

Directions

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