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Updated on: October 17, 2020
Graterford State Prison
PO Box 246 Route 29, Graterford, PA, 19426-0246

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The Graterford State Prison is situated in Graterford, Pennsylvania. The Graterford State Prison is an operated under the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections as a multi-custody facility.

The Graterford State Prison can house up to 3678 male inmates within their main campus.

As a multi-custody facility, the Graterford State Prison will house offenders from the G1 all the way up to the G4 custody level.

You should not that the Graterford State Prison is broken up into two dormitory-style housing units, which can house over 100 inmates in each unit. They have over 935 double and single bunk bed cells.

The Graterford State Prison has work assignments for inmates that consist of the following:

  • Raising Swine

  • Brook & Mop Factory

  • Managing Bulls

  • Farming Edible Crops

All Offenders will have access to health, dental, and medical services as well as educational programs, and vocational training.

Graterford State Prison — General Information

Graterford State Prison, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 3678 persons.
PO Box 246 Route 29, Graterford, PA, 19426-0246

Since the Graterford State Prison is operated under the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, they have a BIG inmate roster available directly on the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections website.

The inmate roster can be searched with the following pieces of information:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • DC Number

  • Race

  • Gender

  • ID Number

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Sending and receiving mail is one of the offenders few luxuries while they are serving out their time in the Graterford State Prison. Remember that all incoming and outgoing mail will be checked by an employee of the Graterford State Prison to ensure it is safe and free from contraband.

You will need to address your letter as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Graterford State Prison

PO Box 246 Route 29, Graterford, PA, 19426-0246

Sending Money

Inmates in the Graterford State Prison will need money to purchase extra items from the facilities commissary. These items typically include extra food such as snacks and beverages, clothing, entertainment items, and hygiene products.

Friends and family members of the offender can send money through JPay. JPay is a service that the Graterford State Prison utilizes that allows you to easily put money on the offender's account. You should know that there will be a fee associated with this service.

Phone calls

To receive calls from an offender in the Graterford State Prison, you will need to register your mobile phone number and your landline phone number with Securus Technologies using the provided links.

Offenders will be able to call you between the hours of 7 am to 10 pm. Keep in mind this time can change at a moment’s notice. Typically, offenders will not be permitted to use the phones during their counts or when the facility is under lockdown.


At the Graterford State Prison, offenders will be permitted to have visitors only on Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors are welcome to stop by for a visit between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

All visits will be for in two-hour duration depending on the classification the inmate has and whether the visit will be no-contact or contact visit.

Visitors will only be permitted to bring in a Ziploc bag with $20 in quarter, which they can use at the vending machine located in the visitation room.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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