Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue Information

950 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue is a medium security county jail located in city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Pennsylvania state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PADOC)

Below we have given information about the Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue Prison Information

Jail Name :Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:950 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Contact Numbers:412-350-2000
Postal Code:15219
State :Pennsylvania
County:Allegheny County
Jail Webpage://

Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Pennsylvania statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
950 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 412-350-2000.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 12 nearby jails/prisons

Allegheny County Jail - 2nd Avenue

950 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219 412-350-2000

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Forest Hills Police Jail

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Aspinwall Borough Police Jail

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Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue

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Braddock Hills Police Jail

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Sharpsburg Police Jail

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Swissvale Borough Police Jail

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Dormont Borough Police Jail

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