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P.O. Box 180
Muncy, PA 17756
(570) 546-3171

 

Superintendent:  Robert Smith
 
Deputy Superintendent for Centralized Services:  William Frantz
 
Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management:  Wendy Nicholas
 
Business Manager:  Cynthia Troup
 
Superintendent's Assistant:  Renee Shrimp
 
 
SCI Muncy, formerly known as the Industrial School for Women, is located just 15 minutes from Williamsport, Pa.  The prison serves as the diagnostic and classification center for all women entering the state prison system.
 
Facility Information: 
Act of General Assembly John K. Tener, Governor of July 26, 1913 P.L. 1311
The State Correctional Institution at Muncy is a medium/maximum security facility for adult female offenders.  It is located in the borough of Muncy, Lycoming County, approximately 18 miles east of Williamsport.  Originally established in 1913 as an Industrial Home for Women administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, it was incorporated into the Bureau of Corrections as the State Institution at Muncy in 1953.  Muncy encompasses 793 acres of land.  Approximately 30 acres are inside the institution’s perimeter security fence, which encloses 15 permanent and two modular inmate housing units.
 
American Correctional Association’s Commission on Accreditation for Corrections has accredited Muncy as an adult correctional institution.
 
 
Number of Acres Inside Perimeter:  30
Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 763
Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter):  76 (not including state owned housing)
Number of Housing Units:  18
Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing.
          Special Features:  YAO (Young Adult Offender ) Unit, SRTU (Special Residential Treatment Unit),
                                    SNU (Special Needs Unit), Youthful Offender, ITU (Intermediate Treatment
                                    Unit, MHU (Mental Health Unit), DCC (Diagnostic and Classification Center)
 
Inmate Information:
 
Inmate Population:  Click HERE for the current population report
Inmate Average Age:  38
Total Number of Full-Time Employees:  562
 
Academic and Vocational Education:
 
• Academic Education through GED level
• Vocational Education:  Building Trades, Business Practices, Computer Technology, Custodial
   Maintenance, Machine Shop, Horticulture, Cosmetology
• Apprenticeship Programs:  Automotive Mechanics, Electronics Tester, Painter, Plumber, Welder
 
All vocational classes except computer technology offer industry-recognized certifications specific to the trade skills taught in the program.
 
Inmate Programs:
 
Family/Relationship Self
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Reading to your Children
Sex Offenders
• Sex Offender Moderate-High Intensity
• Offender Low Intensity
• Special Needs Sex Offender Booster Program
Re-Entry
• Pre-Vocational Skills Class
• Stay on Track Inside
• MoneySmart Program
•Computer Basics
•Creative Writing Workshop
•Poetry Workshop
•Eating Disorder Workshop
•Employment Workshop
•Friends and Family
•Healthy Living Workshop
•Mental Health Workshop
•Orientation Workshop
•Parenting Workshop
•Parole – Living Under Supervision Workshop
•Prepared Renter Workshop
•Relationship Workshop
•12-Month Challenge Program
•Monthly PA Prison Society Workshop
•Quarterly Guest Speaker Workshop
•Annual Day of Responsibility w/ Six-Month Follow-up
 
Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD)
• Therapeutic Community
• Parole Violator
• Outpatient Therapy Group
• Dual Diagnosis
• AA/NA/SOS Support Meetings
 
Offense Related
• Thinking for a Change
• Act 143 Victim Awareness
• Violence Prevention
• Batterer’s Intervention
 
Mental Health Programs
• MH Education
• MH Management
• MH Peer Group
• MH Community Re-Entry Group
• Dual Diagnosis Group
• MH Support Group for Recent Psychiatric Commitment Returns
 
Virtual visitation: Virtual visitation is available at SCI Muncy and is limited to persons living in the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Erie areas. The program uses video conferencing technology to enhance parenting skills; allows an inmate to visit with immediate family members, caregivers of the inmate’s children, and other individuals on the inmate’s approved visiting list; increases the frequency of visits for an inmate; and permits the scheduling of visits at times that are best for the visitors. Every inmate in general population status, regardless of his custody level, is eligible. Inmates housed in administrative and disciplinary custody are not permitted to participate in the Virtual Visitation Program.
 
Correctional Industries:  Two staff members oversee Correctional Industries garment factory that employ 47 inmates.  Products produced at SCI Muncy include female inmate uniforms, kitchen whites, commissioned officer trousers, Central Kitchen staff trousers, staff khaki BDUs.
Community Work Program: The Community Work Program had a total of 12,695 hours of community work in 2013 for an estimated savings to the community of $253,900.
 
CWP Projects:  
•        Mowing and Trash pick-up at Local Football Fields and Parks
•        Painted fire hydrants and Pump House for Hughesville Borough
•        Pressure washed and stained fencing for Hughesville Borough
•        General cleaning inside and outside the church for Trinity Assembly of God in Loyalsock, PA
•        General Maintenance, Painting, Cleaning, and Breakfast prep for Picture Rocks Volunteer
          Fire Dept. 
•        Cleaned and Painted the basement and siding of the Turbotville Fire Hall
•        Painted all walls/ repaired walls/ stripped and waxed floors for Pennsdale Fire hall
•        Waxed floors/ general cleaning/ breakfast prep for Plunketts Creek Fire hall
•        Trimmed and cut down trees at 3rd St. church in Williamsport
•        Maintenance and painted dugouts at Hughesville little league fields
•        Planted flowers and plants at Lime Bluff park
•        General cleaning at Hughesville Fire Hall, Clarkstown Fire hall, Muncy area fire hall,
          Pennsdale Fire hall
•        Stripped and waxed Banquet Hall floors, General Cleaning, Painted Banquet Hall – 3rd St.
          United Methodist Church in Williamsport
•        Painted and removed fencing at the Turbotville Little League Fields
•        General Cleaning and Painting – Mapleton Community Hall and Church
•        General Landscaping – Paws Park
•        General Cleaning – Lairdsville Fire Hall
•        General Cleaning – Sunny Brook Horse Farm
•        Litter Pick-up on local highways and roads