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SCI Fayette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50 Overlook Drive (staff)
P.O. Box 9999 (inmates)
LaBelle, PA  15450-1050
(724) 364-2200

 

Superintendent:  Mark Capozza
 
Deputy Superintendent for Centralized Services:  Eric Armel
 
Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management:  Scott Nickelson
 
Business Manager:  Michael Oppman
 
Superintendent's Assistant:  Rhonda House
  

 

The State Correctional Institution at Fayette opened as the Commonwealth’s 26th correctional facility in August 2003.  The General Assembly voted in 1997 to authorize construction of a new facility and ground was broken March 30, 2000.   The first inmates arrived in August 2003.  SCI Fayette was accredited by the American Correctional Association in 2006 and has successfully achieved reaccreditation every three years since that time.
  
Number of Acres Inside Perimeter:  53
Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 205
Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter): 36
Number of Housing Units:  11
Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing.
 Special Features:  One Special Needs Unit and One Special Management Unit
 
Inmate Information:
Inmate Population: Click HERE for the current population report
Inmate Average Age:  39.30
 
Total Number of Full-Time Employees:  690 (including CI)
 
Academic and Vocational Education:
• Academic:  ABE, Pre-GED, GED, Individual Cell Study Program and Correspondence Courses, ACSD and Pathways to Success.
• Vocational Education:  HVAC, Business Education, Computer-Aided Design, Carpentry Trade Program and Welding, Cosmetology, Custodial Maintenance and Repair and Electricity. (certifications available)
Inmate Programs:
Family/Relationship Self
• Reading to your Children
• Inside Out Dads (parenting program) 
Sex Offenders
• Sex Offender Moderate-High Intensity
• Offender Low Intensity
• Sex Offender Booster Program
Re-Entry
• Pre-Vocational Skills Class
• Money Smart Program
• Veterans’ Program
• Substance Use Disorder
• Therapeutic Community (Window of Hope and Opportunity)
• Co-Occuring Outpatient 
• AA/NA and SMART Meetings
Mental Health
• Seeking Safety
Offense Related
• Thinking for a Change
• Act 143 Victim Awareness
• Violence Prevention
• Batterer’s Intervention
• Long Term Offender
 
Correctional Industries:  The CI License Plate Factory produces aluminum license plates and special organizational plates for PennDOT.  The Metal Factory produces products such as cabinets, shelves, security benches and furniture that are used in prison cells.  These products are sold to agencies such as the Department of Corrections, Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and other state agencies.
 
Community Work Program: The CWP crew helps unload boxes at numerous food banks to include the Community Action Food Bank, Calvin Food Bank, Point Marion Food Bank and Centerville Food Bank.  They have also painted, stripped and waxed floors and mowed grass at numerous churches, legions and community centers.  CWP crew participates also pick up litter on their assigned roadways.