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Mercer County, PA Jail and Prison System

SCI Mercer is a Minimum security level State Prison located in the city of Mercer, Pennsylvania. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Pennsylvania state and federal laws. The State Prison was opened in 1978 The facility has a capacity of 1,087 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

The facility is part of Mercer, PA judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 440 Employees
  • 1,087 Capacity
  • Mercer, PA Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in SCI Mercer?

Locating an Inmate in SCI Mercer

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in SCI Mercer is to contact the State Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at

Be Approved

Make sure an inmate you are visiting have placed you on their approved visiting list.

Be Prepared to SCI Mercer Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a SCI Mercer inmate contact the facility directly via 724-662-1837 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

SCI Mercer State Prison has visiting hours on Mondays, Fridays. For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the State Prison directly.

Visiting a SCI Mercer inmate on holidays:

The inmate will be notified as to any changes to the "normal" visitation schedule due to holidays and/or any special commitments.

USP General Visiting Hours

How to Send a Mail/Care Package to an Inmate?

Inmates can receive letters from their family members and friends, as well as packages from home with prior written approval from the inmate's unit team or authorized staff member at SCI Mercer.

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the State Prison administration at 724-662-1837.

You can also try to contact the facility by reaching out to them on social media platforms. Visit their Facebook page here.

For sending a mail or a care package to an SCI Mercer State Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

Inmate Mail 1 Inmate Mail 2 Freight and non-USPS parcels Staff Mail

Inmate Name, ID Number SCI Mercer 801 Butler Pike Mercer, PA 16137