- How can I find out an inmate's location, Photo ID (PID) number, or bail information?
Call (215) 685-8394, (215) 685-8395, (215) 685-8396, (215) 685-7957, or (215) 685-7958. Spanish-speaking persons may call (215) 685-8692. The office is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. To avoid peak calling hours on weekdays, call before 9 a.m. or after 7 p.m. An inmate's Photo ID number never changes. The same PID number is retained throughout an individual's entire criminal career.
- What items may I bring to the inmate I am visiting?
CLOTHING EXCHANGES, MAY BE MADE ONLY ON THE INMATE'S LETTER-DESIGNATED VISITING DAY.
If the inmate's last name begins with:
A, B, or C: Visiting day is Monday
D, E, F, G, or H: Visiting day is Tuesday
I, J, K, L, or M: Visiting day is Wednesday
N, O, P, Q, R, or S: Visiting day is Thursday
T, U, V, W, X, Y, or Z: Visiting day is Friday
Approved Items - Item Limit
- Prescription eyeglasses, dentures, prosthesis after approval by the health-care provider
Shoes and sneakers will NOT be accepted.
Books, magazines, or periodicals will be accepted ONLY WHEN SENT DIRECTLY BY THE PUBLISHER OR COMMERCIAL DISTRIBUTOR.
All other clothing can be purchased through the KEEFE links on the home page
- How may I make a deposit to an inmate's account?
A visitor may make a deposit only to the account of the inmate being visited. Cash can be placed in the KIOSK during the hours of 7:00am to 9:00pm. Money orders may be left at anytime in the drop box located in the lobby area see the officer.
Alternative & Special Detention - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility - 7:30am to 7:30pm
Detention Center - 9:00am to 2:00pm
House of Correction - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Riverside Correctional Facility - 9:00am to 2:00pm
In addition, deposits may be made to inmate accounts via money order or certified check sent through the U. S. Mail. Personal, welfare, and supplemental income checks are not accepted. DO NOT MAIL CASH. Be sure to include the inmate's name and prisoner identification number (police photo number) and the sender's return address.
- How can I obtain bail information and where can I pay bail?
Bail information may be obtained 7 days/24 hours by calling (215) 685-8394, 685-8395, 685-8396, 685-7957, or 685-7958. Spanish-speaking persons may call (215) 685-8692. To avoid peak calling hours on weekdays, call before 9 a.m. or after 7 p.m.
Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert Street, Basement Level, Philadelphia, PA, - (215) 683-7726 or 7727.
Bail payments are accepted 7 days/24 hours. Cash is accepted anytime. Cashiers and treasury checks payable to the Clerk of Quarter Sessions are accepted only from 8:30 a.m. through 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. through 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Family/Domestic Relations Sentences (including child support)
Family Court Customer Service Center, 34 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA - (215) 686-4007. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Customer Service Center is open on Wednesdays until 8 p.m. for phone inquiries only. Call 686-7466, 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for further information concerning bail and child support payments. Bail may be paid by cash, certified check, or money order.
Traffic Court Sentences
Traffic Court, 800 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA -
(215) 686-1674 or 1675. Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Bail may be paid by cash, money order, certified check, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Personal checks are NOT accepted. After hours, bail may be paid at the Criminal Justice Center.
For Common Pleas Court listings, call (215) 683-7004, (215) 683-7005, or (215) 683-7006. For Municipal Court listings, call (215) 683-7297.
For information concerning probation violation hearings, contact the Probation Department at (215) 683-7530, or call the defendant's assigned probation officer. Have the inmate's Photo ID (PID) number available.
- How can I contact an inmate's social worker?
- Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility - (215) 685-7788
- Detention Center - (215) 685-8452
- House of Correction - (215) 685-8234
- Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center - (215) 685-7131
- Riverside Correctional Facility - (215) 685-8156
- Alternative & Special Detention - (215) 685-8320