SCI Coal Township – Pennsylvania

Looking for somebody locked up in State Correctional Institution – Coal Township?  State Correctional Institution – Coal Township is a state correctional facility in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.  This site gives you information about anything a person needs to know about State Correctional Institution – Coal Township,like the following:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate.  And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: State Correctional Institution – Coal Township
Year Opened: 1993
Type: Male
State: Pennsylvania
County: Northumberland
DOC: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Security Level: medium

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Contact Information

Here you will find the mailing address and street address for SCI Coal Township. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to an inmate at SCI Coal Township, and be sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate so that you correctly write the address, and use the correct protocol for mailing a package or letter. If you don’t use the appropriate steps, the package or letter could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
SCI Coal Township
1 Kelley Drive 
Coal Township PA, 17866

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

State Correctional Institution – Coal Township
1 Kelley Drive  
Coal Township PA, 17866-1020

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (570) 644-7890
Fax:

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Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. Be sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings further down on this page if you are going to try to visit a prisoner.

State Correctional Institution – Coal Township
1 Kelley Drive  
Coal Township PA, 17866-1020

Directions

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Phone Number

SCI Coal Township inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are times when it is useful to know the phone number to State Correctional Institution – Coal Township.
(570) 644-7890

Inmates are able to make calls with:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

SCI Coal Township inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t send a fax to prisoners, but there are cases when it may be necessary to know the fax machine number to SCI Coal Township.

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email address for the facility. You won’t be able to reach inmates using this email. If you want to find out how to email a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email section on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner you must use an exact process to ensure that the email gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain rules that are necessary to follow when mailing mail to a prisoner. If you do not then the mail might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution staff will open and inspect and read all incoming general postal correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail can be read as frequently as deemed necessary to ensure security and safety or watch a problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the proper format for how you have to address a letter or package to a state prison inmate at SCI Coal Township:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
SCI Coal Township
1 Kelley Drive 
Coal Township PA, 17866

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was created to provide inmates a bank account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone may add funds to inmate’s accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates funds in the postal service and have to send it to the address below and do so in accordance with the policies listed below:

The deposit must be in the form of a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold period, and during this period the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that don’t have appropriate prisoner information provided the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and checks cannot be accepted for deposit so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently moved to various prison facilities in the state, so sometimes you may have to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click the link here to locate an Pennsylvania prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Pennsylvania state prisons: Pennsylvania State Prisons

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit State Correctional Institution – Coal Township, make sure you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Pennsylvania prison has its own procedures for prisoner visitation and these policies change often. The procedures below could be out of date since this was written, so you should also go to State Correctional Institution – Coal Township’s official website to read the most up to date rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures every visitor signs the inmate visitors log upon entering the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors is required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo I.D. is OK.

For everything listed below, check out the actual correctional facility site as this info is changed often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about State Correctional Institution – Coal Township prison records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about State Correctional Institution – Coal Township death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Information about Pennsylvania parole process coming.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Details about release procedures for State Correctional Institution – Coal Township will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Section about life at State Correctional Institution – Coal Township will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

State Correctional Institution – Coal Township news coming soon.

Photos

A photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at State Correctional Institution – Coal Township
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at State Correctional Institution – Coal Township.

If you have any photos of State Correctional Institution – Coal Township that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a correctional facility? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, go to: SCI Coal Township Jobs

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Website

The official website: SCI Coal Township Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

More information about family resources coming.

History

A section with the history of State Correctional Institution – Coal Township will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous State Correctional Institution – Coal Township inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Pennsylvania State Prisons: Pennsylvania State Prisons

State Correctional Institution – Coal Township Links

The official website: SCI Coal Township Website
State Correctional Institution – Coal Township Jobs

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Links

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Main Website
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Prison Map
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Pennsylvania State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Pennsylvania State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Pennsylvania State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Pennsylvania State Prison Inmates
Pennsylvania State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of State Correctional Institution – Coal Township

Have you ever spent any time at State Correctional Institution – Coal Township? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at this correctional facility?

If so, then we would like you to write a review about it. Tell us about your prison experience so others can learn what to expect.

Things you might want to put in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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