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 a question or concern about an inmate in a county prison, please contact the county prison
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporters should contact the DOC Press/Communications Office
The Press/Communications Office is responsible for responding to media inquiries about and coordinating requests for employee interviews, etc.
For attorney control number information: RA-CRatrnycntrlnum@pa.gov
For attorney access information: RA-CRattorneyissues@pa.gov
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 SIPRRRI@pa.gov -- 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: