Pennsylvania Department of Corrections


Every day, more than 37,000 men and women are housed in one of 24 Department of Corrections (DOC) facilities across Pennsylvania. There are many rules and regulations that each must follow as well as varying programs and services available to them while incarcerated. This section focuses on the most often asked topics by the families and friends of inmates and the general public.

Inmates speak to attendees at a reentry job fair


If you have questions about Clemency, visit the Board of Pardons website.

Mailing Address

There are different addresses to use depending on what you are sending to an inmate. Visit our mail page to learn what address to use for the item you want to send in.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Department of Corrections has a Statewide Inmate ADA Coordinator to respond to inmate accommodation requests. The contact information for the Inmate ADA Coordinator is:

Tiffany Fackler | Statewide Inmate ADA Coordinator
Department of Corrections | Bureau of Health Care Services
1920 Technology Parkway | Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Read the DOC’s ADA Accommodation Request Policy. Within this policy, accommodation requests are in Section 2: Accommodations.