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Extended Holiday Hours

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November 20, 2018 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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013.jpgIn an effort to allow families to visit their loved ones in state prisons during the holiday season, many of the DOC's facilities hold extended hours for visiting.

Below are the extended holiday hours; these are in addition to the regular hours, which will be held like normal unless otherwise indicated. Schedule is subject to change; always check before you leave to ensure visiting is still scheduled.

Albion

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 21-23 regular visiting hours, closed Nov. 26
  • Christmas: Dec. 25-26 regular visiting hours
  • New Year's Day: Jan 1-3 regular visiting hours

Benner Township

  • Dec. 16-Jan. 1 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Camp Hill

  • Thanksgiving Day: visiting from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Chester

  • Thanksgiving Day: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Coal Township

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 26 from 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 27 and Dec. 28 from 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Dallas

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 21 regular visiting hours
  • Christmas: Dec. 26 21 regular visiting hours

Fayette

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 22 and 23 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 24-26 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: Dec. 31-Jan. 1 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Forest

  • Christmas: Dec. 24-25 until 8 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: Jan. 1 until 8 p.m.

Frackville

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 21 regular visiting hours
  • Christmas: Dec. 26-27 regular visiting hours

Greene

  • Christmas and New Year's Day: Dec. 22-Jan. 1 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • All visits occurring Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 will not be counted against an inmate's permitted visiting totals

Houtzdale

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 22-25 from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 24-25, 27-31 from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Huntingdon

Inside Visiting Room

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 21 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 19, Dec. 25 and Dec. 26 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Outside Visiting Room

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 21 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 21, 25 and 26 from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Laurel Highlands

  • Christmas: Dec. 25-27 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: Jan. 1-3 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Mahanoy

  • Thanksgiving: Visiting room will be operating seven days a week from Nov. 18-Nov. 26
  • Christmas and New Year's Day: Visiting room will open seven days a week from Dec. 16-Jan. 1, 2019

Mercer

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 25 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: Jan. 1 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Muncy

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 18-24 regular visiting hours
  • Christmas: Dec. 23-29 regular visiting hours

Pine Grove

  • Dec. 21-25: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Quehanna

Hours for females: 9 a.m.-noon

Hours for males: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 22
  • Christmas: Dec. 25
  • New Year's Day: Jan. 1

Retreat

  • Christmas: Dec. 27, regular hours

Rockview

  • Dec. 17-24 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 26-Dec. 31 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 2-3 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Smithfield

  • Thanksgiving: Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Christmas: Dec. 25 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Dec. 26 from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • New Year's Day: Jan. 1 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • From Nov. 23-Jan. 1, regular day visiting hours will be from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. except for Christmas and New Year's Day (listed above)

Somerset

  • Thanksgiving Day: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 20-Tuesday, Jan 1: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m. daily



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