Prisoners sentenced in Berks county are generally sent to Berks County PA Prison in the city of Leesport, Berks County PA Prison is one of several medium prisons in the State. The address of record for Berks County PA Prison is 1287 County Welfare Rd. This is located in Leesport, PA, 19533-9397, a city in Berks. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
Calling inmates can be costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute for long-distance calls. To avoid these fees, set up a local phone number that rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.com can provide local numbers that won't have to pay any extra for long distance. You can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in PA will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.
Berks County PA Prison is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
Berks County PA Prison is in the EST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Berks County PA Prison is JANINE L. QUIGLEY. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. The current capacity of Berks County PA Prison is 1268. The total capacity of Berks County PA Prison is 982. This can give you an indication of what living conditions are like at Berks County PA Prison. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Berks County PA Prison with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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