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Philadelphia Department of Prisons

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

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

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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Announcements

Monitor’s First Report for Remick v. City of Philadelphia litigation

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons is pleased to provide the Monitor’s First Report pursuant to our monitoring agreement for the Remick v. City of Philadelphia class action litigation.

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Leadership

Blanche Carney
Commissioner
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