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Houtzdale State Correctional Institution



Houtzdale State Correctional Institution Pennsylvania

SCI Houtzdale

Houtzdale State Correctional Institution is a medium security prison that houses approximately 2,550 adult male inmates.  Offenders are housed in open dormitories and multi-occupancy cells.  Inmates at SCI Houtzdale can participate in the correctional industries work program in the processing and distribution of commissary orders for several State Correctional facilities.  

Houtzdale State Correctional Institution offers vocational training in barbering, several construction disciplines, computer aided drafting (CAD), warehousing, material handling, and custodial maintenance.  Inmates can also receive an adult basic education and obtain a GED during their incarceration.  Additional programs for inmates include, sex offender treatment, addiction treatment, and various self help groups.  Offenders are provided the necessary dental, medical and mental health treatment during their incarceration.

Visiting Hours at Houtzdale State Correctional Institution:

Inmates at Houtzdale State Correctional Institution have visits on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9am-3:45pm.  The processing of visitors stops at 2:45pm, visitors must arrive by this time or they will not be allowed to visit..

Physical Address:

Houtzdale State Correctional Institution
209 Institution Drive
Houtzdale, PA 16698



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
SCI Houtzdale
P.O. Box 1000
Houtzdale, PA 16698-1000