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Wayne County, PA Jail and Prison System

Address: 3057 Easton Turnpike, Waymart, PA 18472
E-mail: execassistant@bop.gov
Phone: 570-488-8000
Fax: 570-488-8130
Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/caa/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/United-States-Penitentiary-Canaan/137100556320189

Canaan USP is a High-security (with minimum-security prison camp) security level Federal Prison located in the city of Waymart, Pennsylvania. The facility houses Male Offenders who are convicted for crimes which come under Pennsylvania state and federal laws. The Federal Prison was opened in 2005 Canaan USP has a total population of 1,400, being the 3rd largest facility in Pennsylvania. The facility has a capacity of 1,530 inmates, which is the maximum amount of beds per facility.

Canaan USP Federal Prison belongs to the Northeast Region BOP Region. The facility is part of Middle Pennsylvania judicial district, which has 0 facilities in total.

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  • 1,400 Population
  • 1,530 Capacity
  • Northeast Region BOP Region
  • Middle Pennsylvania Judicial District

How Do I Visit an Inmate in Canaan USP ?

Locating an Inmate in Canaan USP

The best way to locate or get information of any inmate currently incarcerated in Canaan USP is to contact the Federal Prison for information on the inmate or visit them online at https://www.bop.gov/.

Be Approved

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

Be Prepared to Canaan USP Visiting Rules

For information on official policy that outlines the regulations and procedures for visiting a Canaan USP inmate contact the facility directly via 570-488-8000 phone number.

Visitation Days and Hours

For more information on when you can visit an inmate and get directions contact the Federal Prison directly.

Visiting a Canaan USP 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.

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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 Canaan USP .

To make sure the mail and package you are sending comes under approved item list and for more clarification contact the Federal Prison administration at 570-488-8000. Another option for contacting the facility is reaching out via email at execassistant@bop.gov.

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 Canaan USP Federal Prison inmate you should have the following information on the parcel:

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

For inmates at the USP: INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER USP CANAAN U.S. PENITENTIARY P.O. BOX 300 WAYMART, PA 18472

For inmates at the Camp: INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER USP CANAAN U.S. PENITENTIARY SATELLITE CAMP P.O. BOX 200 WAYMART, PA 18472

STAFF NAME USP CANAAN U.S. PENITENTIARY ATTN: WAREHOUSE 3057 EASTON TURNPIKE BUILDING C WAYMART, PA 18472

STAFF NAME USP CANAAN U.S. PENITENTIARY PO BOX 400 WAYMART, PA 18472

How To Send Money to an Inmate?

All money orders should be sent directly to Consolidated Banking at the address below:

Do NOT send money to an inmate using this facility's address. All funds sent through the mail must be addressed to a processing center in Des Moines, Iowa. This applies to all Federal inmates, regardless of where they are incarcerated.

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