Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center, PA Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 3, 2021
Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center

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Located in Steelton, you will find the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center. The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center is one of the few facilities that compose the Steelton Complex.

The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center is designed to house up to 48 inmates. Majority of the inmates in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center are closed-custody inmates.

The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center used an incentive program to encourage their inmates to use good behavior.

The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center also has a substance abuse treatment program for inmates who suffer from alcohol and drug additions.

All while the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center offers educational programs, so inmates can earn their GED if they do not have one already.

Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    911 Gibson Blvd., Steelton, PA, 17113

  • Phone

    717-780-6700

  • Capacity

    48

  • City

    Steelton

  • Postal Code

    17113

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Dauphin County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    911 Gibson Blvd., Steelton, PA, 17113

  • Phone

    717-780-6700

  • Capacity

    48

  • Country

    Dauphin County

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Need information on an inmate who is serving out their sentence in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center?

You are in luck because the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center has its current inmate roster available on the internet for you to search through at your leisure.

This inmate roster can be found on the official Pennsylvania Department of Corrections website. You can search the inmate roster by the following pieces of information:

  • DOC Number

  • Inmate Full Name

  • Gender

Send a Mail/Package

Unlike some of the other facilities in the United States, the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center does not only just allow inmates to send and receive written letters, but inmates can also send and receive emails as well through JPay.

You will need to keep in mind if you opt-in for sending and receiving emails, it is NOT free, and it will cost the inmate money as well.

All incoming and outgoing mail will be examined by the prison staff to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

Sending Money

The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center allows family and friends to send money to inmates in their facilities by one of four different ways.

The most popular way that friends and family members send inmates funds is using JPay. You can use JPay over the phone, online, or in person. It’s the fastest and easiest way to send inmates money while they are in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center.

You can also take advantage of using Western Union and GTL as well.

Phone Calls

When an inmate is kept in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center, they are permitted to make phone calls home. The Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center contracts with GTL for their phone service.

You can put money directly on their phone account through GTL if you would like. The inmate is responsible to have funds on their account to be able to call home.

All calls will be limited to 15 minutes per person for all inmates to have the chance to contact their loved ones.

Visitation Rules

If you would like to visit an inmate here at the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center, you will need to first and foremost fill out the visitor's application. You will then need to wait for the visitor application to be approved before you can schedule your visitation appointment.

To schedule a visitor appointment, you will need to contact the following number 717-780-6700 during Monday through Wednesday between the hours of 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Visitation will be held on Thursdays between the following time frames:

  • 8:15 am to 9:45 am

  • 10:30 am to 12 pm

  • 1 pm to 2:30 pm

If the inmate you are looking for is currently housed in the management control unit in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center, they will have to have been in the facility for more than a month with no infractions to receive two contact visits every calendar month.

If the inmate you are looking for is currently housed in the Close Custody Transition Unit in the Herbert Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center, they will have to have no infractions to receive four contact visits every calendar month.

All visits for inmates can last up to 90 minutes.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

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