FDC Philadelphia Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 25, 2020
FDC Philadelphia

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The FDC Philadelphia for short is federal prison in Pennsylvania. The FDC Philadelphia is managed and operated under the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

In Pennsylvania, the FDC Philadelphia was the first federal women’s prison. Alongside the main campus here at the FDC Philadelphia there is also a satellite prison camp that will house minimum-security inmates as well.

FDC Philadelphia started being built in 2008. It was not until 2013 when FDC Philadelphia officially opened its door. The federal facility brought many jobs to the area.

The FDC Philadelphia can house around 979 inmates sat any given time along with employing 350 staff members.

FDC Philadelphia - General Information

  • Facility Name

    FDC Philadelphia

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address

    700 ARCH STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19106

  • Phone

    215-521-4000

  • Capacity

    979

  • City

    Philadelphia

  • Postal Code

    19106

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Philadelphia

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    FDC Philadelphia

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address

    700 ARCH STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA, 19106

  • Phone

    215-521-4000

  • Capacity

    979

  • Country

    Philadelphia

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As previously mentioned, the FDC Philadelphia is under the direct operation of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is the agency that is responsible for keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all inmates they are responsible for include those in the FDC Philadelphia.

With that being said, the Federal Bureau of Prisons has made it very easy for you to search for an inmate without little to no effort.

The Federal Bureau of Prison has its complete database online. This database has all inmates they are in custody of from all 102 federal prisons throughout the United States.

You can search the database by a few pieces of information:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • Race

  • Age

  • Sex

  • Inmate Identification Number

Send a Mail/Package

When an inmate is in the FDC Philadelphia they encourage the families and friends of the inmate to send them letters and care packages. Letters and care packages for inmates are a great morale booster.

There are two different types of mail that will come into the FDC Philadelphia. The first type being general correspondence. General correspondence mail is typical mail you will send to the facility. This mail will be opened and inspected prior to be given to the inmate.

The next type of mail is special mail, which will be opened and inspected in front of the inmate and then given to them.

Sending Money

Inmates in the FDC Philadelphia will also need to be sent money, so they can purchase items from the canteen along with making phone calls home.

Money can be sent to an inmate in a few different ways.

The first way is you can send a money order to the following address:

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Inmate Name

Inmate Eight-Digit Register Number

Post Office Box 474701

Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001

The money order needs to have the inmates full name along with their inmate identification

number.

If you want to send money a bit faster, you can always use Western Union or MoneyGram.

Phone Calls

While inmates are in the FDC Philadelphia they can also make phone calls home to their family and friends. Inmates in the facility will be allotted 300 minutes from January to October. In November and December will have an extra 100 minutes added for a grand total of 400 minutes.

Inmates will be responsible for paying for their phone. If you would like to help the inmate for their phone service, you will need to use the following methods of sending the inmate money for their account.

Visitation Rules

Inmates can also receive visitors as well. Visitation will be by approval only. If you are not on the visitor approved the list, you will need to fill out this following form. Once filled out, you can mail it to the address listed and wait to be approved.

Visitation is held on Saturdays, Sundays, along with federal holidays from 8 am to 3 pm.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Saturday
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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