Dauphin County Prison Information

501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

Dauphin County Prison is a medium security county jail located in city of Harrisburg, Dauphin 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 Dauphin County Prison including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Dauphin County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name :Dauphin County Prison
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111
Contact Numbers:717-780-6800
Postal Code:17111
State :Pennsylvania
County:Dauphin County
Jail Webpage://www.dauphincounty.org/government/criminal-justice/prison/Pages/default.aspx

Dauphin County Prison Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Dauphin County Prison, 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
501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 717-780-6800.

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 Dauphin County Prison 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

Dauphin County Prison

501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 717-780-6800

Dauphin County Woodside Family Center

451 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 717-558-9871

Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center

911 Gibson Blvd., Steelton, PA, 17113 717-780-6700

Promise Place (CCF-CPC)

381 S. Second Street, Steelton, PA, 17113-2524 717-985-6440

Paxtang Police Jail

3423 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17111 717-564-0974

Pennsylvania State Police Jail

1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 717-783-5599

Steelton Borough Police Jail

123 North Front Street, Steelton, PA, 17113 717-939-9841

Susquehanna Township Police Jail

1900 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17110 717-652-8265

Gaudenzia Commonground

2835 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA, 17110-1222 717-238-5553

Gaudenzia Concept 90

124 East Azalea Drive, Harrisburg, PA, 17110-3587 717-232-3232

Gaudenzia Siena House

128 East Azalea Drive, Harrisburg, PA, 17110-3587 717-238-0295

Keystone Corrections Services

7201 Allentown Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA, 17112-3605 717-651-0340

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