Somerset, PA State Correctional Institution Laurel Highlands View

The State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands is located in Somerset County, in Somerset Township, along Route 31, approximately one mile from the Borough of Somerset. The facility opened July 1, 1996, as a security level 2 facility for adult male inmates. The facility occupies the former Somerset State Hospital property which was owned by the Department of Public Welfare, and which officially closed June 1996. The property was transferred from the Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Corrections on July 1, 1996. SCI Laurel Highlands serves as the Commonwealth's provider to inmates with special needs; namely, long-term care, personal care, wheelchair, dialysis and geriatric inmates, as well as general population inmates. SCI Laurel Highlands was accredited by the American Correctional Association in 2003 and has successfully achieved reaccreditation every 3 years since that time. Number of Acres Inside Perimeter: 52 Number of Acres Outside Perimeter: 81 Number of Operational Structures (inside and outside of perimeter): 35 Number of Housing Units: 9 Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing..

Mailing to State Correctional Institution Laurel Highlands Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 8:30am-3:30pm
Friday 8:30am-3:30pm
Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm
Sunday 8:30am-3:30pm

How to Send Money to State Correctional Institution Laurel Highlands

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