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Philadelphia Department of Prisons

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

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Due to COVID-19, in-person visits are still unavailable. Family and friends can do video visits using an app called Getting Out, which you can access on all devices, including mobile phones. Learn more about virtual and video visits.

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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