Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Focusing on rehabilitation while providing safe, lawful, and humane correctional facilities.

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

COVID-19 update: Due to the community COVID-19 infection rate, the Department of Prisons has suspended in-person visits by family and friends. This will reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and help keep our workforce and incarcerated population safe.

You can still do video visits using an app called Getting Out, which is available on many devices. For more information about PDP’s response to COVID-19, see the COVID-19 resource page.

What we do

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) provides a secure correctional environment to detain people accused or convicted of illegal acts. The PDP operates four facilities:

To prepare incarcerated people for successful re-entry after their release, we also offer the following programs and services:

  • Job training
  • Educational services
  • Parenting classes
  • Substance abuse services
  • Behavioral health therapy
  • Counseling, individual, and group therapy

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Address
7901 State Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 685-7888 for press inquiries
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Leadership

Blanche Carney
Commissioner
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