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NOTE:  Due to a search now underway at SCI Chester, inmate visits today and tomorrow (May 29 and 30) are cancelled.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections operates as one team, embraces diversity, and commits to enhancing public safety. We are proud of our reputation as leaders in the corrections field. Our mission is to reduce criminal behavior by providing individualized treatment and education to offenders, resulting in successful community reintegration through accountability and positive change.

What's New...

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Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - Pennsylvania Can Pay Now or Pay Much More Later
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We post our news as it happens HERE on our online newsletter, "Correctional Newsfront"
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Click HERE to be taken to our interactive services map
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Learn how you can register to receive notifications of major prison emergencies HERE
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