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Every day, more than 45,000 men and women are housed in one of 25 Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities across Pennsylvania. There are many rules and regulations that each must follow as well as varying programs and products that are available to them while incarcerated. This section focuses on the most often asked topics by the families and friends of inmates and the general public.

Mailing Address

Based on new policies, mail for inmates is no longer sent directly to their facilities. If you want to send mail to an inmate, please use the following address:

Smart Communications/PADOC
Inmate Name/Inmate Number
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

If you want to send books or magazines to an inmate, use this address:

SPC - Inmate Name/Inmate Number
268 Bricker Road
Bellefonte, PA 16823-1667