In a continued effort to block the introduction of drugs into the facility, the Lackawanna County Prison is changing its procedure for sending mail to inmates. These changes are to maintain the safety of all inmates and staff. Therefore, as of June 1, 2022, general incoming mail will not be accepted at the facility. Any mail received will be returned to sender.
GENERAL MAIL CORRESPONDENCE:All general mail correspondences MUST INCLUDE the Inmate name and Booking number. It must also include a full return address with the first and last name of the sender. General incoming correspondence includes, but it not limited to, letters, pictures, children’s drawings, etc. It is essentially anything that is NOT legal or privileged correspondence.
All general incoming mail needs to be sent to the Lackawanna County Prison’s third-party mail vendor, ViaPath, at the processing center address below:
Effective immediately, all personal inmate mail should be sent to the following new address:
Lackawanna County Prison INMATE NAME & BOOKING NUMBER P.O. Box 247 Phoenix, MD 21131
Visitor Information for the Lackawanna County Prison
*The Lackawanna County Prison is not currently allowing Personal Visits*
OffenderConnect is a deposit service for you to add money to an inmate’s trust fund account and/or your prepaid telephone account. With several different deposit methods available, OffenderConnect is the quickest and most convenient option to fund your loved ones account. Purchasing money orders, mailing deposits and waiting several business days for the funds to post are now eliminated with OffenderConnect.
Lobby Kiosk: Deposit kiosk located at the Lackawanna County Prison. Kiosk accepts Cash ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100 bills) Credit/Debit Cards (MasterCard and Visa brand) Telephone payment: 1- 814-949-3303. Trust Deposits: 1-888-988-4768 Site ID: 18 GettingOut provides simple and reliable communication between inmates, friends and family, which is rooted in the power of relationships. GettingOut focuses on inmate self-improvement and creates “community” with, and between its customers — bound by trust and hope. Our aim is to be a supportive and friendly conduit for making connections, fortifying relationships and offering content so inmates get out and stay out.
From a friends and family point of view it is our hope that the more contact you have with your incarcerated friend or loved one, the higher the likelihood they will be “GettingOut.” From the inmate’s point of view, we hope they see our suite of products as a window to the outside world — a portal that makes them feel they are beyond the walls and “GettingOut.” What’s more, we’re hopeful that through positive connections on the outside and exposure to our range of self-improvement content, they soon will actually be GettingOut and rebuilding their lives. Administrative Contacts
Deputy Warden Operations, Colleen Orzel Phone: 570-963-6639 x 4265 Email: Contact Me
Deputy Warden Security, David Pigga Phone: 570-963-6639 x4523 Email: Contact Me
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