SCI Pine Grove – Pennsylvania

Know somebody in prison at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove? State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove is a correctional facility in the state prison system in Pennsylvania. This guide will tell you all about anything a person needs to know about State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove,such as: How to locate an inmate. Visitation information. The prisons’s phone number and address. How to send mail and money to an inmate. And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove
Type: Male
State: Pennsylvania
County: Indiana
DOC: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Security Level: maximum

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for SCI Pine Grove. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to someone at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove, and make sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of SCI Pine Grove.

Mailing Address

You should also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below if you are going to send a package or letter to an inmate to make sure that you properly address the letter or package, and follow the correct steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate directions, the package or letter could not get delivered.

SCI Pine Grove
191 Fyock Road
Indiana PA, 15701

Street Address / Prison location


State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove
189 Fyock Rd
Indiana PA, 15701

Phone Number and Fax Number

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Map and Directions

Use this address if you plan to visit a prisoner. You should check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information on this page before you visit an inmate at SCI Pine Grove.

State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove
189 Fyock Rd
Indiana PA, 15701


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Phone Number

State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove inmates don’t have telephones, so you can’t call an inmate, however, there are some times when it might be necessary to have the phone number to the facility.

State prison inmates can sometimes make phone calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to fax the inmate, but there are some times when it may be helpful to have the fax machine number to the prison.

Email Address

This email address is the primary email address for the prison. You can’t email individuals at this address. If you want to send an email to a prisoner, read the Inmate Email section on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
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Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to a prisoner you must use an exact procedure to make sure that the email message gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners can’t access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that are necessary to follow when mailing mail to a state prison inmate. If you don’t then the mail might not get delivered.

Before you send a package or letter, read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff will open and read all incoming general packages and mail. Incoming general mail and packages is read as frequently as is necessary to maintain safety and security or watch any problems confronting a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you have to address a letter to an inmate at SCI Pine Grove:

SCI Pine Grove
191 Fyock Road
Indiana PA, 15701

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank account for inmate monies and for buying items not issued by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may send funds into these Commissary accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds through postal mail and must send those funds to the following address and do so in accordance with the rules written below:

The deposit have to be in a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold period, during which the inmate will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return money orders that don’t have appropriate inmate info provided the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and personal checks will not be deposited so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are often changed to different prisons throughout the Pennsylvania prison system, so you may have to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to look up an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Pennsylvania state prisons: Pennsylvania State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove, make sure you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Pennsylvania state prison has their own procedures for prisoner visitation and these policies get changed regularly. The rules discussed here may be changed by the time you are reading this, so you should also go to State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove’s official website to get the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will make sure every visitor signs the prison visitors log when they enter the prison and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Picture ID of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo ID is OK.

For everything listed below, check the actual State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove website because this info changes all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove death row coming.

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Details about Pennsylvania parole process will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Info about release procedures for State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about prison life coming.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A section on news at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove coming soon.


State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove photos coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove.

If you have any photos of State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a prison job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, check out:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Details about family resources available at State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove to be added later.


State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Pennsylvania State Prisons: Pennsylvania State Prisons

State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove Links

The official website:

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of State Correctional Institution – Pine Grove

Have you ever been an inmate at SCI Pine Grove? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this correctional facility?

If yes, then please leave a comment below about it. Write about your prison experience so that other people will know what to expect.

What to include in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.

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  1. Alex C. says:

    Being in pine grove as an inmate was hell to begin with. From the jump guards felt the need to ACT like they were tuff. For no reason at all. Then you have the counselors who constantly lie. Do very little to get things done. Commissary is way over priced. And the violence in that place was off the chain. Every day some kid got his face cut by another inmate, gang related 99% off time. Guards have no clue of how deep and how bad the gans problem is up there. And if you speak on it, your called a rat, then your in trouble. Talk some truth to a guard, and he dont like it, he’ll set you up. The worst is these guard set inmates up with false misconduct reports. Yes they get away with it. White kids get rapped. Sadly its kept quit. Its crazy up there. I do however give credit to the security office, they do try to keep order and follow up on things. What they need to do is hire me. I’ll fire everyone up there, clean house, and restore proper order. Prison is in a level of its own. Dont break the law and you’ll avoid all this shit.

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