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SCI Greene

Facility Address:

​169 Progress Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(724) 852-2902
Inmate Mailing Address:

Smart Communications/PADOC
Inmate Name/Inmate Number
Institution
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733
Legal Mail Address:

​169 Progress Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370
(724) 852-2902

Superintendent: Robert Gilmore

Deputy Superintendent for Centralized Services:  Mark Dialesandro

Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management:  Michael Zaken

Business Manager:  Karen Patterson

Superintendent's Assistant:  Tracy Shawley

The State Correctional Institution at Greene began negotiations with Greene County Redevelopment Authority on November 15, 1990, to purchase property for a 1,000-bed maximum-security prison.  The 128-acre site, known as the Allison Tract, is located in Franklin Township, Waynesburg, PA.  The lease for the institution site was signed by General Services Secretary David L. Jannetta on May 7, 1991.  Ground breaking occurred on October 29, 1991, and the institution was dedicated November 9, 1993.  The first inmates arrived on January 3, 1994.  The Institution reached its inmate capacity as of May 3, 1995.  Construction was completed in March, 1999 on two new housing units within the perimeter.  One of these units (K) houses Level 3 inmates; and the second (L) houses the Capital Case inmates. This prison is one of five prototypical state prisons dedicated in 1993 and currently serves as the Western Region Reception Center. 

Number of Acres Inside Perimeter:  44

Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 84

Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter):  33

Number of Housing Units:  11

Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing.

Special Features:  Residential Treatment Unit (RTU), Step-Down Unit (SDU), Secure Residential Treatment Unit (SRTU), Diversionary Treatment Unit (DTU), and Security Threat Group Management Unit (STGMU).

Inmate Information:

Inmate Population: Current Population Report

Total Number of Full-Time Employees:  691

Academic and Vocational Education:

Academic Education:

  • Adult Basic Education (GED ), Commonwealth Secondary Diploma (CSD) English as a Second Language (ESL), Individual Cell Study Program, Victim Awareness, Money Smart,  Pathways to Success Program, Read to your Child / Grandchild Program, Correspondence Courses as requested.
  • Vocational Education: Carpentry Trades Program (NCCER), Business Educations (ICDL), Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (NCCER), OSHA Certification, and FLAGGER Certification.

All vocational classes offer industry-recognized certifications specific to the trade skills taught in the program.

Inmate Programs

Family/Relationship Self:

  • Read to your Child/Grandchild Program
  • Inside Out Dads (parenting)

Sex Offenders:

  • Sex Offender Moderate-High Intensity
  • Sex Offender Low Intensity
  • Sex Offender Booster Program

RSO (Re-Entry Service Office):

  • Career Pathways
  • Money Smart Program
  • HVAC
  • Building Trades
  • Business Education
  • Barber School

GED:

  • In-Cell Study Program

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD):

  • Therapeutic Community
  • Outpatient Therapy Group
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • AA/NA 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
  • Violence Prevention High
  • Making Informed Decisions About Change
  • Violence Prevention
  • Tutoring
  • Thinking for a Change

Video Visitation:  Video visitation is available at SCI Greene.  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, regardless of his custody level, is eligible.

Correctional Industries:  Correctional Industries operates a garment factory that employs three (3) staff members and 60 inmates.  The factory produces the following items: denim blue jeans, denim release coats, sweat shirts, sweat pants, sweat shorts jumpsuits, and laundry bags for use at State Institutions.  Correctional Industries also produces all staff hats including Garrison hats.

Community Work Program: The Community Work Program provided a total of 5,680 hours of community work in 2019 for an estimated savings to the community of $142,000.

CWP projects:

  • Provided maintenance services & painting to churches
  • Provided maintenance services & painting to Volunteer Fire Departments
  • Refurbished local Police Department
  • Litter pick up throughout county in cooperation with PENN DOT (8 months/year)
  • Provide maintenance services to both public and non-profit schools - Greene & Fayette Counties
  • Set up items for Washington County Fairgrounds
  • Assisted numerous non-profit agencies in Greene, Washington and Fayette Counties with various projects and events