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SCI Smithfield

​Facility Address:

1120 Pike Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
(814) 643-6520
​Facility Mailing Address:

1120 Pike Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Inmate Letters Address:

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

1120 Pike Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652

Superintendent:  Chad Wakefield

Deputy Superintendent for Centralized Services:  Christian Garman

Deputy Superintendent for Facilities Management: Kenneth Shea

Business Manager:  Debra Jadlocki

Superintendent's Assistant:  Lisa Hollibaugh

Facility Information:

Construction of SCI Smithfield was completed in 1988.  The original design capacity of SCI Smithfield was originally for 492 inmates (A-G Blocks, RHU, and Medical cells).  H Block was constructed in 1991 which added 66 (51 double cells and 15 single cells) additional cells.  I Block was added in 1994 which added 144 cells/264 beds (120 double cells and 24 single cells).   K Block was opened in 2010, which added 127 cells.  J block, consisting of 13 cells, houses inmates involved in the Behavior Management Unit program.

All housing units (except for I Block, as it was built with both single and double bunks) were originally constructed as single-cell housing units; however, additional beds were added over the years to all units thus increasing capacity.  At this time, the optimum bed capacity is 1,361, and the maximum bed capacity is 1,380.  As of June 3, 2019, the total committed population at SCI Smithfield is 1,363.

Number of Total Acres:  61 acres of land

Number of Acres Inside the Perimeter:  31 acres

Number of Housing Units:  11 Housing Units

Number of Buildings:  22

Inmate Information:

Inmate Population:  Current Population Report

Age Range of Offenders:  18 to 65 and over

Staffing Information: 504

Academic Education:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Education Development
  • Commonwealth Secondary Diploma (CSD)
  • Pathway to Success
  • Money Smart
  • Business Occupations

Vocational Programs:

  • Building Trades
  • CDLs
  • Custodial Maintenance
  • Barber Manager Program
  • Centralized Inmate Programs:
  • Athletic/Leisure Community-Oriented Programs
  • Geriatric Services
  • HIV Support Group
  • Supplementary Education

Social Services Programs:

  • Batterers Intervention
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment
  • Violence Prevention
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Parenting
  • Institutional Orientation Group
  • Long-Term Offenders Group
  • Sex Offenders Group
  • Special Needs Medication Compliance
  • Special Needs Unit Adjustment Group
  • Special Needs Unit
  • Act 143, Victim Awareness
  • Secure Residential Treatment Unit
  • Puppy Program
  • Impact of Crime
  • AOD Co-Occurring Outpatient Program
  • Behavior Management Unit (BMU) Co-Occurring Disorders Group
  • Juvenile Lifer Support Groups
  • Seek Safety
  • LGBT Alliance Group

Correctional Industries Program:

In January 1994, SCI Smithfield opened a garment factory plant.  The plant manufactures inmate corduroy winter coats and lightweight jackets, tradesmen’s and culinary department winter coats and boxers.  The plant employs an estimated 50 inmates at full production.

Puppy Program: 

SCI Smithfield has a puppy program in conjunction with the Canine Partners for Life.   Inmates at SCI Smithfield spend one year with puppies and teach them basic commands prior to the dogs going back to Canine Partners for Life where the dogs get specialized training to become service dogs for various special needs. 

Community Work Program:

Samples of work include painting, mulching, brush control, general labor, roof repair, interior renovations, concrete work, etc.