SCI Waymart – Pennsylvania

Know someone in prison at State Correctional Institution – Waymart? State Correctional Institution – Waymart is a state prison in the Pennsylvania state prison system, which is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. This site gives you info about everything a person needs to know about State Correctional Institution – Waymart,like: Find an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Waymart. How to visit State Correctional Institution – Waymart inmates. The address and phone number at State Correctional Institution – Waymart How to send mail and money to an inmate. And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: State Correctional Institution – Waymart
Year Opened: 1989
Type: Male
State: Pennsylvania
County: Wayne
DOC: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Security Level: minimum

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Contact Information

Here is the mailing address and street address for State Correctional Institution – Waymart. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to a prisoner at State Correctional Institution – Waymart, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of State Correctional Institution – Waymart.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below before you mail a letter or package to a prisoner to learn how to correctly address it, and do the right steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct protocol, it could not get to the inmate.

SCI Waymart
Box 256 Route #6
Waymart PA, 18472

Street Address / Prison location


State Correctional Institution – Waymart
Route #6 P.O. Box 256
Waymart PA, 18472

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax Number:

Map and Directions

Use this address if you are visiting an inmate. Be sure to read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information on this page before you go to visit an inmate.

State Correctional Institution – Waymart
Route #6 P.O. Box 256
Waymart PA, 18472


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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t get to call an inmate, however, there are cases when it might be useful to have the telephone number to the prison.

Inmates can sometimes call out using various methods:

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

Fax Number

State Correctional Institution – Waymart inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t fax a letter to an inmate, but there are cases when it is helpful to have the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the primary email address for the prison. You won’t be able to email individuals at this email. If you want to find out how to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email information below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send email to a prisoner you must use an exact process to ensure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates can’t access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

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

Before you send anything, be sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

State Correctional Institution – Waymart employees open and read all received general correspondence. Received general correspondence can be read as frequently as necessary to ensure security or monitor a particular problem regarding a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you must address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at State Correctional Institution – Waymart:

SCI Waymart
Box 256 Route #6
Waymart PA, 18472

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary which was started to provide inmates a bank account for inmate funds and for buying items not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may deposit money into these accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners funds in the mail and will have to send it to the address below and do so in accordance with the policies provided below:

The money must be in a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, in which the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that don’t have valid prisoner info provided the envelope has a valid return address. Cash and personal checks can’t be deposited to the inmate’s account so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently moved to various correctional facilities around the state, so you may have to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to locate 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 – Waymart, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Pennsylvania state prison has its own rules for prison visitation and these rules are changed frequently. The rules discussed here may be changed since this was written, so make sure to also go to State Correctional Institution – Waymart’s official website to find the most up to date rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will make sure all visitors sign the prison visitors log when entering the facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Picture id of visitors will be required. The best forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the points shown below, check out the official correctional facility website as this information is changed 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

More information about State Correctional Institution – Waymart 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 – Waymart death row coming soon.

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


Info 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.


Details about getting released from State Correctional Institution – Waymart coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about life at State Correctional Institution – Waymart to be added later.

  • 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 news section to be added later.


A photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

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

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Trying to find a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in your previous job?

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

Info about family resources available at State Correctional Institution – Waymart coming.


A section with the history of State Correctional Institution – Waymart coming.

Such as:

  • Famous State Correctional Institution – Waymart 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 – Waymart Links

The official website:

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of State Correctional Institution – Waymart

Have you ever been incarcerated at SCI Waymart? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate at State Correctional Institution – Waymart?

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

What to include in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and staff
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are currently incarcerated at SCI Waymart, post your address if you want to receive letters from people.

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  1. Debbie E says:

    My son was just transferred to sci waymart. While in camp hill i was approved for his phone and visiting list along with my 33 year old daughter. Now that he has been transferred to waymart they tell him im not allowed to visit or write him. I have been in trouble before but have been off parole for almost four years now and my daughter never been on paper. The only visits he gets is from me and his sister and now we cant correspond either. In camp hills hand book it clearly says that vißits from family are encouraged and now they want to take our visits away. Our visits in camp hill were very nice and my letters to my son are nothing but encouraging. Their setting him up for failure right at the door. There has to be something i can do about this as i am checking into all my resources. I pray this nightmare will be over soon.

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