Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Focusing on rehabilitation while providing safe, lawful, and humane correctional facilities.

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

What we do

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) provides a secure correctional environment to detain people accused or convicted of illegal acts. The PDP operates six facilities:

  • Alternative and Special Detention Center (ASD)
  • Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF)
  • The Detention Center (DC)
  • The House of Correction (HOC)
  • Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC)
  • Riverside Correctional Facility (RCF)

To prepare incarcerated people for successful re-entry after their release, we also offer the following programs and services:

  • Job training
  • Educational services
  • Parenting classes
  • Substance abuse services
  • Behavioral health therapy
  • Counseling, individual, and group therapy

Connect

Address
7901 State Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19136
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You can access the Philadelphia Department of Prisons' full content on our existing website.

Leadership

Blanche Carney
Commissioner
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Staff

Name Job Title Email Phone # Social
Terrell Bagby Deputy Commissioner of Restorative and Transitional Services
Karen Bryant Deputy Commissioner of Operations and Emergency Services
Bruce Herdman Chief of Medical Operations
Robert Tomaszewski Deputy Commissioner of Administration
Greg Vrato Chief of Staff

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