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​SCI Muncy 

SCI Muncy 

​Facility Address:

6454 Route 405
Muncy, PA 17756
(570) 546-3171
​Facility Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 180
Route 405
Muncy, PA 17756

Inmate Letters Address:

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

P.O. Box 180
Route 405
Muncy, PA 17756

Superintendent:  Wendy Nicholas

Deputy Superintendent for Centralized Services:  Nicole McKee

Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management:  Bill Frantz

Business Manager:  Cynthia Troup

Superintendent's Assistant: Amanda MacInnis

SCI Muncy Visiting Room Dress Code

SCI Muncy, formerly known as the Industrial School for Women, is located just 15 minutes from Williamsport, Pa.  The prison serves as the diagnostic and classification center for all women entering the state prison system.

Facility Information: 

The State Correctional Institution at Muncy is a medium/maximum security facility for adult female offenders.  It is located in the borough of Muncy, Lycoming County, approximately 18 miles east of Williamsport.  Originally established in 1913 as an Industrial Home for Women administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, it was incorporated into the Bureau of Corrections as the State Institution at Muncy in 1953.  Muncy encompasses 793 acres of land.  Approximately 30 acres are inside the institution’s perimeter security fence, which encloses 15 permanent and two modular inmate housing units.

Number of Acres Inside Perimeter:  30

Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 763

Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter):  76 (not including state owned housing)

Number of Housing Units:  18

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

Special Features:  YAO (Young Adult Offender ) Unit, SRTU (Special Residential Treatment Unit), SNU (Special Needs Unit), Youthful Offender, ITU (Intermediate Treatment Unit, MHU (Mental Health Unit), DCC (Diagnostic and Classification Center)

Inmate Information:

Inmate Population:  Click HERE for the current population report

Inmate Average Age:  38

Total Number of Full-Time Employees:  562

Academic and Vocational Education:

  • Academic Education through GED level
  • Vocational Education:  Building Trades, Business Practices, Computer Technology, Custodial
  • Maintenance, Machine Shop, Horticulture, Cosmetology
  • Apprenticeship Programs:  Automotive Mechanics, Electronics Tester, Painter, Plumber, Welder

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

Inmate Programs:

  • Family/Relationship Self
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Reading to your Children
  • Sex Offender Moderate-High Intensity
  • Offender Low Intensity
  • Special Needs Sex Offender Booster Program
  • Reentry
  • Pre-Vocational Skills Class
  • Stay on Track Inside
  • MoneySmart Program
  • Computer Basics
  • Creative Writing Workshop
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Eating Disorder Workshop
  • Employment Workshop
  • Friends and Family
  • Healthy Living Workshop
  • Mental Health Workshop
  • Orientation Workshop
  • Parenting Workshop
  • Parole – Living Under Supervision Workshop
  • Prepared Renter Workshop
  • Relationship Workshop
  • 12-Month Challenge Program
  • Monthly PA Prison Society Workshop
  • Quarterly Guest Speaker Workshop
  • Annual Day of Responsibility
  • Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD)
  • Therapeutic Community
  • Parole Violator
  • Outpatient Therapy Group
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • AA/NA/SOS 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 Reentry Group
  • Dual Diagnosis Group
  • MH Support Group for Recent Psychiatric Commitment Returns

Correctional Industries: Two staff members oversee Correctional Industries garment factory that employ 47 inmates.  Products produced at SCI Muncy include female inmate uniforms, kitchen whites, commissioned officer trousers, Central Kitchen staff trousers, staff khaki BDUs.

Community Work Program: The Community Work Program had a total of 12,695 hours of community work in 2013 for an estimated savings to the community of $253,900.

CWP Projects:

  • Mowing and Trash pick-up at Local Football Fields and Parks
  • Painted fire hydrants and Pump House for Hughesville Borough
  • Pressure washed and stained fencing for Hughesville Borough
  • General Maintenance, Painting, Cleaning, and Breakfast prep for Picture Rocks Volunteer Fire Department
  • Cleaned and Painted the basement and siding of the Turbotville Fire Hall
  • Painted all walls/ repaired walls/ stripped and waxed floors for Pennsdale Fire Hall
  • Waxed floors/ general cleaning/ breakfast prep for Plunketts Creek Fire Hall
  • Trimmed and cut down trees at 3rd St. church in Williamsport
  • Maintenance and painted dugouts at Hughesville Little League Fields
  • Planted flowers and plants at Lime Bluff Park
  • General cleaning at Hughesville Fire Hall, Clarkstown Fire Hall, Muncy Area Fire Hall, Pennsdale Fire Hall
  • Painted and removed fencing at the Turbotville Little League Fields
  • General Cleaning and Painting – Mapleton Community Hall and Church
  • General Landscaping – Paws Park
  • General Cleaning – Lairdsville Fire Hall
  • General Cleaning – Sunny Brook Horse Farm