Frackville, PA State Correctional Institution Mahanoy View

The State Correctional Institution at Mahanoy opened in July 1993 as a medium-security level male institution. The 222-acre tract of land upon which SCI Mahanoy sits was purchased in 1991 from two separate owners, J.M.B. Limited and Eileen M. DiCasimirro, for the expressed purpose of building a 1,000-bed medium security institution of prototypical design. The property was purchased by the Schuylkill County Redevelopment Authority for the price of $896,273. Over the period from August 1991 through April 1993, the institution was constructed at a cost of $83,500,000. Through a unique lease/purchase agreement, the institution was owned and leased by Schuylkill County to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the exclusive use of the Department of Corrections. SCI Mahanoy opened in July 1993 as a medium-security level male institution. This prison is one of five prototypical state prisons dedicated in 1993. SCI Mahanoy was accredited by the American Correctional Association in 1996 and has successfully achieved reaccreditation every three years since that time. Number of Acres Inside Perimeter: 67 Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 222 Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter): 35 Number of Housing Units: 11 Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing..

Mailing to State Correctional Institution Mahanoy Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 10am-3:30pm
Friday 10am-3:30pm
Saturday 10am-3:30pm
Sunday 10am-3:30pm

How to Send Money to State Correctional Institution Mahanoy

Family and friends can send money to inmates at State Correctional Institution Mahanoy through approved methods to help them purchase essential items from the commissary.