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Pennsylvania State Prisons
Inmate Phone Calls

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections:
Telephone Calls

Phone Provider for Pennsylvania State Prisons

Securus Technologies
An AdvanceConnect™ account with Securus is a friend & family-owned prepaid calling account that allows you to receive collect calls from inmates/offenders and have the charges deducted automatically from your prepaid account. A Securus prepaid AdvanceConnect account puts you in control of your spending and ensures you can receive calls from correctional facilities. 

Friends and family should visit to set up an AdvanceConnect account.

Securus Technologies


Call Rates

Phone Call Rates

The cost of the calls is set by the contracted phone provider. In addition to the quoted rate of the call, applicable taxes and fees may apply. Rates subject to change.

Rates for calls from Pennsylvania state prisons:
Local Calls:  .06 per minute
In-state calls:  .06 per minute
Out-of-state calls:  .06 per minute


General Information

Below you will find general information about the telephone policy at Pennsylvania State Prisons

Inmate Calls
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) encourages and supports families and friends to stay in contact with incarcerated individuals. Phone calls are frequently used to do so. The DOC is not responsible for creating phone accounts. All accounts are created by Securus. Any questions about phone accounts should be directed to Securus.

Calculate your Call
Securus provides a Rate Calculator on its website to help you find out the cost of a call before its made.

List of Pennsylvania State Prisons

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