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Contact Us

Whether you are trying to contact a Department of Corrections' (DOC) staff person or an inmate housed in one of the state correctional institutions (SCI), there are several methods one may use to contact individuals.

To Contact an Inmate at an SCI

If you have an urgent matter, you need to CALL the appropriate prison.
This list provides correct mailing addresses and phone numbers for the SCIs. (Word)

A section of the DOC website called Inside Information provides extensive details on the various ways to communicate (mail/Email/phone) with an inmate as well as reading more about the services, programs and treatments provided by the DOC.

For general inmate-related issues, send Emails to:

To Contact DOC Officials

If you are contacting the DOC about an inmate-related matter, please be sure to include the inmate’s name, DOC # and current SCI.  This will ensure we forward your email quickly to the appropriate individual for action/response.  If this is an URGENT matter, please call the prison directly.

Contact DOC Central Office

Department of Corrections
1920 Technology Parkway | Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Central Office Main Phone Line: 717.728.2573
Central Office Email:

Email the DOC Secretary at



Reporters should contact the DOC Press/Communications Office ONLY.
Sue McNaughton:
Amy Worden:
Maria Finn:
The Press/Communications Office is responsible for responding to media inquiries about and coordinating requests for employee interviews, etc.

Employment Questions

If you have any questions regarding the employment process used by DOC, you may contact Human Resources at
717. 728.5357 or via Email at


SIP or RRRI Questions

Questions about State Intermediate Punishment (SIP) or Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (RRRI) should be sent by Email to -- NOTE:  This mailbox is for issues/questions specific to SIP or RRRI and is not a general mailbox for other inmate-related issues. For general inmate-related issues, send e-mails to:

SCI Chaplains - Facility Chaplaincy Program Director List  (Word)

SCI Volunteers - Facility Volunteer Coordinator List (Word)