Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Financial Information

Lycoming County Pre-Release Center

 

 

546 County Farm Road
Montoursville, PA  17754
Phone: (570) 433-3280      Fax: (570) 433-4713

 

Robert Thompson, Pre-Release Manager

Lycoming County Pre-Release Center is a tobacco/vaping free facility.  Tobacco and tobacco/vaping products are not permitted at the Facility.

The Lycoming County Pre-Release Center is a structured community corrections treatment program for offenders, operated by Lycoming County.  It is operated in accordance with the Work Release/Pre-Release laws of the County and State.  The Pre-Release Center houses a 105 male Work Release and Work Crew unit and a 32 female Work Release and Work Crew unit.

The Pre-Release Center provides offenders with the opportunity to address issues that brought them into the criminal justice system in the first place.  It allows offenders to participate in work release, educational programs, drug and alcohol counseling, life-skills training, community service and recreational activities.

 

VISITATION SCHEDULE

Tuesday:          Female Visitation, 7:30pm-8:15pm

                        Work Crew A-Hall (Rooms 30-33), 8:45pm-9:30pm

Wednesday:    Work Release, 9:30am-10:15am and 8:45pm-9:30pm

                        Work Crew C-Hall, 7:30pm-8:15pm

Thursday:        Work Crew A-Hall (Rooms 30-33), 7:30pm-8:15pm

                        Work Crew A-Hall (Rooms 26-29), 8:45pm-9:30pm

Saturday:         Work Crew C-Hall, 1:30pm-2:15pm                                        

                        Work Release, 8:45pm-9:30pm

Sunday:           Work Crew A-Hall (26-29), 1:30pm-2:15pm

                        Female Visitation, 7:30pm-8:15pm

Starting the week of 1/30/2023, each resident will be permitted up to three visitors for visitation.  It is the resident’s responsibility to notify visitors of the day and time.  Visitors must be at the front entrance 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the visiting period.  If they are late, they will not be permitted to visit.  Visitors must have a photo ID and are not permitted to bring in cell phones.  No physical contact is permitted.

  • Visitation and communication with family, and friends is only permitted to take place while the resident is at the Pre-Release Center, not at a work/job sites in the community. They are also not allowed to have anything dropped off to them at work/job sites.

PROHIBITED ITEMS: Cell Phones, Diaper Bags, Purses/Backpacks, Bags, Food/Drink, Cameras, Strollers, Weapons, Tobacco/Vaping Products

VISITATION PROCEDURES FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS

 

  • Every visitor must have proper identification.  All adults must present a valid photo ID and personally sign themselves in and out.  Once a visitor leaves, they may not re-enter the facility during the visitation period.

  • Each visiting day, the residents are permitted one visit for forty-five minutes. No more than 3 persons may visit during a visitation period. All visitors under eighteen (18) years of age are to be accompanied by an adult.  Visitors must be here prompty at the start of visitation time or they will be turned away.  No visitor will be left in in the middle of a visitation time.

  • Mobile money deposits can be made on a residents account 24/7/365 through GTL at: https://web.connectnetwork.com/facilities/lycoming-county-pa/ Family & friends can download the app for their phone to do this. Cash and/or Credit/debit cards can be used to deposit money for residents on the PRC lobby Kiosk during visitation .  Staff may not help visitors with the Kiosk.

  • Food and drink are not permitted to be brought in during visits.

  • Visitors are not allowed on PRC grounds during non-visitation times or earlier than 15 minutes before visitation.  In addition, visitors are not permitted to stand at front entrance until fifteen minutes prior to visit.

  • Anyone currently on Probation, Parole, ARD, had pending charges or an active PFA will not be permitted to visit.  This also applies to anyone who has been incarcerated within the past six months.

  • All visitors who smell of alcohol will be turned away and may be permanently denied as a visitor.

  • Purses/handbags are not allowed into the facility.  

  • A visitor bringing in a stroller or car seat must leave that in the security vestibule until the visit is over.  A clear plastic ziplock bag may be brought in to carry diapers & wipes, but must be placed at the control desk upon arrival.   

  • Cell phones, and telecommunication devices that can access the internet, are strictly prohibited from PRC. Any visitor found bringing a telecommunication device into the facility will be permanently denied as a visitor. Telecommunication device is defined as, but not limited to, the following: (Computer, Cell Phone, Tablet, Smart Watch….ect.)

VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED UNDER PA. CRIMES CODE:


IF FOUND WITH CONTRABAND, THEY WILL BE DETAINED FOR POLICE AUTHORITIES AND PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW (UP TO FIVE (5) YEARS IMPRISONMENT) CONTRABAND IS DEFINED AS: ANY WEAPON, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, OTHER DRUG, DEVICE OR COSMETIC, POSSESSED BY A PERSON NOT AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO POSSESS SUCH CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE:  OTHER DRUG DEVICE OR COSMETIC, OR OBTAINED OR HELD IN A MANNER CONTRARY TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.

PROFESSIONAL VISITING HOURS: 

 9:00am - 11:00am

12:00pm - 2:30pm

 6:00pm - 10:00pm

**Appointments are not required, but are recommended to ensure the resident is on site**

PRC residents are not allowed to conduct personal business while at work, therefore professional visitors (Attorneys, Realtors,….etc) are also not permitted at work/job sites.

TELEPHONE USAGE

Inmates cannot receive phone calls and they cannot be left messages with staff.  The inmate will access to telephones and all out-going calls will be collect (including local calls).  To set up an account to receive phone calls from an inmate you can contact DSI / ITI at 1-800-483-8314 or visit their website (connectnetwork.com).  All telephone calls may be intercepted, recorded, monitored or divulged.  

NEW INMATE MAIL POLICY 

Lycoming County Pre Release has a new inmate mail management provider called TextBehind.  Going forward, only mail that has been processed by TextBehind will be accepted.  Hand-written letters must be sent to the following TextBehind mailing address to be photocopied before being forwarded to Lycoming County Pre Release Center.

Inmate Name and Booking Number (Booking # can be found by  using "Inmate Search" on the top left side of this page)

Lycoming County Pre Release Center

P.O. Box 247

Phoenix, MD  21131

 

Please Note:  Delivery of hand-written mail will be delayed, as the mail will take time to be received and processed accordingly.  Any mail sent directly to Lycoming County Pre Release Center's physical address will not be accepted.

For faster communication with TextBehind, please visit www.TextBehind.com.

All incoming and outgoing mail sent thru Textbehind is recorded, monitored and may be reviewed and divulged.

BOOKS

Books must be mailed by a publisher to the attention of the inmate at the Lycoming County Pre-Release Center's physical address of 546 County Farm Road Montoursville, PA 17754.  Any publication containing nudity is prohibited.  Publications that promote violence, instruct inmates on the assembly of weapons, promote criminal behavior or behavior that is detrimental to the orderly operation of the facility are not permitted.
 

SECURE MESSAGING

Inmates can receive secure messages from friends and family.  If you wish to send a secure message to an inmate you can do so by setting up an account at connectnetwork.com.  Secure messaging is a privilege by the prison administration.  It is not a right.  All incoming and outgoing secure messages are recorded, monitored, and may be reviewed and divulged.

ELECTRONIC TABLETS

  • Electronic Tablets are provided to inmates who are housed in general population housing units.  Electronic Tablets provide a complete communication path with family and friends through video visitation,  phone calls and secure messaging.

  • Family and Friends may deposit funds into an inmate’s tablet account by visiting Gettingout.com or calling 866-516-0115.

  • All video visits, phone calls and secure messages are recorded, subject to monitoring and may be reviewed, listened to and divulged.

  • Recording, uploading, sharing or otherwise distributing a video visit is prohibited.  Three-way or other multi-party calls or video visits are prohibited.  Failure to follow these requirements may result in suspension of video privileges for the inmate and/or the family and friend.

Costs 

The Pre-Release Center charges Work Release residents room, board, drug testing and other approved expenses.  Work Release residents are expected to pay towards their cost, fines and restitution, as well as, child support.


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