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Philadelphia County Jail

Philadelphia County Jail, PA Prison Inmates

Updated on: January 31, 2021
State
Pennsylvania
City
Philadelphia
Postal Code
19130-3887
County
Philadelphia County
Phone Number
215-686-4800
Location
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887

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When a person is arrested, they are initially transferred to the Central Jail, which is located at the Philadelphia County Jail at 2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887. Any inmate that does not leave on bond, will meet before a judge within 24 hours after arrest. It is possible for a misdemeanor, that an arrestee might be released without spending time in jail. If it is a felony, the judge will set bail.

Philadelphia County Sheriff's Office

Address
100 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19110
Phone
215-686-3530
Website
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

You can send mail to an inmate at this address:

(Inmate’s Full Name)/Booking Number
Philadelphia County Jail
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887

Keep in mind that inmates are only allowed to receive postcards. Do not send letters or anything besides a postcard.

Postcards must be at least 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches, but not any bigger than 4.25 inches by 6 inches.

Sending Money

The best way to send money to an inmate is by money order through the mail.

Make the envelope out to:

Philadelphia County Jail
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887
"FOR DEPOSIT ONLY"
Inmates Name/Booking Number

Money Orders should be filled out to "Philadelphia County Jail Inmate Account" on the "Pay To" line. If not, it will be returned to sender. Do not include any personal notes or letters addressed to inmates with a money order. Notes and letters will not be delivered to the inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Philadelphia County Jail cannot receive phone calls. Once they are booked and arranged in their housing, they will be able to make outgoing calls collect, as long as the receiver of the phone call accepts the phone charges.

Visitation

The easiest way to visit is via a non-contact video visitation. These visits occur at the Philadelphia County Jail Visitation Center located at 2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887. You can visit daily between 7:45a.m. to 7:30 p.m, but only if you have an appointment.

Before you visit, you need to call 215-686-4800 between 8am-7pm to schedule a visit. Call one day before you are planning on visiting an inmate. If you have already visited, you can schedule your next visit online by clicking here. Schedule a visit up to 7 days in advance. You can schedule a visit at a computer in the lobby, if you do not have access at home to a computer.

Remember to dress conservatively when you visit.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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