|A copy of all the Rules and Regulations applicable to visitation is available upon entering the Visiting Room. During the registration process you will be required to sign in and provide vehicle and license plate information. Visit in-processing concludes at 2:45 PM. Visitors being dropped off must inform the driver that they may not remain on grounds in the vehicle during the visit.
All visitors are subject to search upon entering the institution, while at the institution, and before leaving the institution. Visitors may be selected for scanning by Ion scan equipment officers. These devices detect the presence of drug traces on persons, property, and clothing. A K-9 crew, dogs and handlers, may also be present. If you refuse to be searched before entering the institution, your visiting privileges may be denied. If you refuse to be searched while in the institution or upon leaving the institution, you may be detained until the appropriate law enforcement authorities arrive. Cell phones are prohibited from entry into the institution.
All visitors must be on the inmate's approved list without exception. A minor may be placed on a visit list only with the approval of a parent or legal guardian and the proper forms must be submitted in advance. (313 and 313A). Visitors under the age of eighteen may only visit when accompanied by an adult on the inmate's visitor list and designated as parent or guardian. It is advsied that you verify with the inmate in advance to ensure her list is complete and all in your party have been approved for visitation. A list of types of prohibited visitors may be found on the PA DOC website and include ex-offenders and victims. It is the inmate's responsibility to seek approval in advance for prohibited visitor approval.
Only the following items are permitted into the visiting room: Thirty-five dollars; a clear change purse; three diapers, three clear plastic baby bottles containing pre-mixed formula or white milk; three vacuum sealed jars of baby food, a pacifier and an unlined cardigan or sweater.
Any visitor appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance will not be permitted to enter the institution.
Medications, other than nitroglycerin or an inhaler, are not permitted into the visiting room. Please notify the lobby officer during in-processing if you have either of those items on your person. All other medications must be secured in your vehicle or a locker.
Please use good judgment and discretion in dress and behavior so as not to embarrass others in the visiting area. Any style of clothing that is deemed provocative or revealing may be reason to deny entry.
Please keep children under control. Failure to do so may result in early termination of your visit.
All inmates are informed of changes that may occur in visiting regulations. It is the responsibility of each inmate to inform her visitors of these changes.
Identification: All visitors, to include minors, are required to have indentification. The list of acceptable forms is provided below. One form of identification from Category A or two forms of identification from Category B are required.
1. Driver's license or ID card issued by a state or outlying possession of the United States provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color and address.
2. ID card issued by a federal, state, or local government agencies or entities provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color and address.
3. School ID, with photograph.
4. U.S. Passport
5. Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (INS form N-560 or N-561)
6. Certificate of Naturalization (INS Form N-550 or N-570)
7. Alien Registration Receipt Card with photograph (INS Form I-151 or I-551)
8. Temporary Resident Card (INS Form I-688)
9. Any other form of identification that contains a photograph
1. Voter's registration card
2. U.S. Military card or draft record
3. Vehicle Registration
4. U.S. Social Security card issued by the Social Security Administration
5. Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State (Form FS-545 or Form DS-1350)
6. Original or certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a state, county, municipal authority, or outlying possession of the United States bearing an official seal.
7. U.S. Citizen ID Card (INS Form I-197)
8. ID Card for use of Resident Citizen in the United States (INS Form I-179)
9. School record or report card
10. Clinic, doctor, immunization, or hospital record
11. Day-care or nursery school report
12. Learner's Permit or Temporary Driver's License
13. Native American Tribal document
14. Any other document that contains information such as name, date of birth, sex, height, eye color and address.
Any forms of identification presented after the expiration date indicated on the document will not be accepted.