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Alternative & Special Detention

The Alternative and Special Detention (ASD) division is comprised of Central Unit and several satellite facilities, some located on the PDP campus and others located in community settings in Philadelphia.

Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Opening in 1995, the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF) is the largest PPS facility. CFCF consists of four housing buildings and an administration / core building.

Detention Center

The Detention Center opened in 1963, replacing the defunct Moyamensing Prison as the intake center for the Philadelphia Department of Prisons.

Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center

Opening in 1986, Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC) was the first PPS facility constructed to operate on the basis of unit management.

Riverside Correctional Facility

Opened in June 2004, the facility was designed and operates exclusively for the female population of the PDP.

Friends and Family

  • Place Funds for an Inmate

    Make inmate deposits, probation & parole payments or send email messages in the most efficient and secure manner possible.

  • Clothing Orders

    SecurePak is an on-line store that allows you to send clothing and gift bags to an inmate in the Philadelphia Prison System. Orders can be placed on-line.

  • AdvancePay

    To set up a pre-paid account, that will allow inmate phone calls, please use the AdvancePay system.