York County Prison

The York County Prison is an ICE detention center that is located in York, Pennsylvania. This facility houses both male and female detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

If you need information about a detainee who is housed at the York County Prison, call (717) 840-7253 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. When you call, have the detainee's information ready. Including their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), known aliases, date of birth, and country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at York County Prison are Monday thru Sunday between 8:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ICE custody Low, Medium, and High Detainees.

Protective Custody ICE Detainees visitation is available Monday through Sunday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 

Segregation Custody ICE Detainees visitation is available Thursday through Friday between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. 

Children thirteen years old and under are not allowed inside York County Prison except during children visiting hours. Visiting hours for children are:

  • Thursday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. for Male and Female detainees
  • Sunday, 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. for Female detainees only

General Rules

Detainees in the York County Prison must complete a visitors list identifying potential visitors. Only the listed visitors will be accepted for visitation.

Detainees are allowed one hour for visitation. For family members traveling significant distances, more time may be authorized by the Deputy Warden.

Adult visitors must have a valid, verifiable photo ID to enter the facility. Minors who are visiting must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Birth certificates or adoption papers must be shown for all children under fourteen years old on their first visit. 

All family or other social visits are non-contact. You are not allowed to carry any items into the visiting area or pass any items to detainees.

All visitors are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. If you refuse to cooperate with a reasonable search, you will not be admitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of the York County Prison.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit their clients daily between the hours of 8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time, seven days a week. Whenever possible, arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer in advance of the visit. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

You may call the ICE Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer in charge of York County Prison at (717) 840-7253.

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at York County Prison at any time. Arrangements must be made in advance with the Chaplain’s Office.

Physical Address

York County Prison
3400 Concord Road
York, PA 17402
United States

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/5j7mFf92py3tuTAk9

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (717) 840-7580
Field Office Main Phone: (267) 479-3689

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

York County Prison
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
3400 Concord Road
York, PA 17402
United States

When sending a detainee mail, you must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus your name and address. The staff at York County Prison does not read detainee mail, but they do screen for contraband. 

Sending Packages

Detainees at York County Prison are not allowed to receive care packages. However, a detainee is allowed to receive items that are necessary for travel or release from agency custody. Before sending packages to detainees, get the approval of the ICE Deportation Officer by contacting:

York County Prison
3400 Concord Rd.
York, PA, 17402

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed to have one small piece of luggage. You can send the luggage and travel items after getting approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security reasons, you are not allowed to send electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.).

How to Call an Inmate

You can't call a detainee at York County Prison. If you need to contact a detainee you can call (717) 840-7253 and leave a message. 

The message must include the detainee's full name, their alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

You can mail money directly to a detainee at York County Prison by sending a money order or cashier's check. Do not send cash. Mail the money order or cashier's check to:

Detainee Name
Alien Number
3400 Concord Road
York, PA 17402
United States

When detainees receive money in the mail, it is taken to the processing area and placed into their account. The processing officer will provide a receipt for all funds received. 

To Post a Delivery Bond

When someone is taken into ICE custody and placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

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