SCI Laurel Highlands – Pennsylvania

Do you know somebody locked up at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands?  State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands is a state correctional institution in the Pennsylvania state prison system.  This guide tells you info about everything you might want to know about State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands:  How to locate an inmate here.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands.  And lots more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands
Year Opened: 1996
Type: Male
State: Pennsylvania
County: Clearfield
DOC: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Security Level: medium

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Contact Information

Below you have the mailing address and street address for SCI Laurel Highlands. Use the mailing address if you are sending a package or letter to an inmate there, and make sure to use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of SCI Laurel Highlands.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page before you send a package or letter to someone in prison so that you correctly address the letter or package, and do the correct procedure for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct protocol, the package or letter could get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
SCI Laurel Highlands
5706 Glades Pike 
Somerset PA, 15501

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands
5706 Glades Pike P.O. Box 631
Somerset PA, 15501-0631

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (814) 445-6501
Fax Number:

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Use the street address if you are visiting an inmate. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information further down on this page before you try to visit someone in prison at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands.

State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands
5706 Glades Pike P.O. Box 631
Somerset PA, 15501-0631

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, but, there are times when it might be useful to know the phone number to the facility.
(814) 445-6501

SCI Laurel Highlands prisoners are able to make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to send a fax to the inmate, but there might be times when it may be necessary to have the fax machine number to the prison.

Email Address

This email address is the general email for State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands. You won’t be able to contact prisoners at this address. If you need to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands you must use an exact procedure to ensure that the letter is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners do not have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you must follow when mailing postal mail to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not make it there.

Before you proceed, be sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution guards will open and inspect all incoming general correspondence. Received general correspondence is read as frequently as is necessary to ensure security or monitor problems regarding an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the correct format for how you must address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
SCI Laurel Highlands
5706 Glades Pike 
Somerset PA, 15501

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that serves to provide prisoners a bank-like account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may deposit money into these Commissary accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

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

The deposit have to be a money order made out to the prisoner’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 placed on a 15-day hold period, in which the inmate will not have access to the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return money orders that do not have appropriate inmate info provided the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be deposited so do not send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are from time to time moved to different prisons around the state, so sometimes you may have to look up the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to look up an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Pennsylvania state prisons: Pennsylvania State Prisons

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands, make sure you be aware of this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each prison has its own policies for prison visitation and these rules are changed regularly. The policies discussed here could be different by the time you are reading this, so make sure to also read State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands’s site to read the latest visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will make sure each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the facility and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo id of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo I.D. is acceptable.

For everything listed below, go to the main prison facility site as this information changes frequently:

  • 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

Section about State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands 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

Info about State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands death row will be posted ASAP.

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Parole

Details about Pennsylvania parole to be added later.

For example:

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

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Release

More information about release procedures to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Section about what life is like at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands 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

A State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands news section to be added later.

Photos

A section with photos of State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in the past?

If so, go to: SCI Laurel Highlands Jobs

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Website

The official website: State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands 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:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have 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.

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands coming.

History

State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands 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 – Laurel Highlands Links

The official website: State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands Website
SCI Laurel Highlands 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 – Laurel Highlands

Have you ever spent any time in SCI Laurel Highlands? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands?

If your answer is yes, then you should leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

Things you can write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, leave your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.


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