Moshannon Valley Correctional Center | CI Moshannon Valley

Moshannon Valley Correctional Center, also known as CI Moshannon Valley, is a low-security federal prison located in Philipsburgh, Pennsylvania. The facility houses male inmates.

Moshannon Valley Correctional Center Contact Information

Facility Address & Contact Information

Moshannon Valley Correctional Center
555 Geo Drive
Philipsburgh, PA 16866

Phone: 814-768-1200
Fax: 814-342-5900
Email: MVC/GENERAL@BOP.GOV

BOP Website: Bureau of Prisons Facility Page
GEO Group Website: GEO Group Prison Page
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Inmate Correspondence Address

Inmate Name and Registration Number
CI Moshannon Valley
Correctional Institution
555 Geo Drive
Philipsburgh, PA 16866

How to Send Money

Federal inmates cannot receive funds directly. Family members and friends can deposit funds through JPay’s website or by calling 1-800-574-5729. Funds can also be transferred via Western Union’s website or by calling 1-800-634-3442.

CI Moshannon Valley Inmate Information

Inmate Gender

Male Inmates

Prison Security Level

Low-Security Federal Prison

Facility Location

The prison is in central Pennsylvania. It is 131 miles east of Pittsburg and two miles northwest of Philipsburg, PA.

BOP Region

Northeast Region (NER)

BOP Institution Code

MVC for Moshannon Valley Correctional Center

Judicial District

Western District of Pennsylvania

Medical Care Level

Information is not available. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.

Mental Health Care Level

Information is not available.

Population Number

Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility incarcerates approximately 1,750 federal inmates.

Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility Prison Services Information

Background

Moshannon Valley Correctional Center is a private prison. It is owned and operated by the GEO Group.

Since 2006, the prison has provided correctional services on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The American Correctional Association accredited the prison in 2008 and awarded re-accreditation in 2011 and 2014. The Joint Commission (TJC) also accredited the facility in 2008 and re-accredited it in 2017.

Notable inmates include David Radler, who was sentenced to 29 months for mail fraud. Kareem Serageldin was released in 2016 after serving 30 months for conspiracy to inflate subprime mortgage bond prices artificially.

Inmate Housing

Inmates are housed in dormitories.

Health Services

Inmates have access to routine and emergency dental and health care. They can obtain emergency health care 24 hours a day by approaching any staff member and requesting assistance. Inmates must submit a sick call form to receive an appointment for routine healthcare.

Psychology Services

During intake, inmates participate in an intake interview, substance abuse counseling, life skills, and employment assistance. Typical treatment groups include stress management, anger management, and others. Crisis intervention is available 24 hours a day.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)

Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility does not offer the Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). However, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) groups are available.

CI Moshannon Valley Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings

Education Services

The institution provides literacy, GED, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. High school diplomas, career certificates, and college degrees are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education

The prison offers the BARKS Service Dog advanced occupational education programs. In this program, inmates receive training on how to care for and train dogs, then actually train dogs. United Disability Services (UDS) of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, partners with this program.

Vocational Training

Moshannon Valley Correctional Center does not offer any vocational training programs.

Apprenticeship Training

The prison does not offer any apprenticeship programs.

Library Services

Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility inmates have access to a law library, leisure library, general-interest library, and religious services. In the leisure library, inmates can check out fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and magazines. In the law library, inmates can conduct legal research and prepare legal filings.

UNICOR

The facility does not house a UNICOR facility.

Commissary

Inmates can shop once per week at the institution’s Commissary. Inmates can purchase items such as food, drinks, hygiene products, and electronics.

Recreational Services

The facility offers indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities. Prisoners can participate in arts and crafts, physical fitness, sports, board and card games, and more.

Visitation Information for Moshannon Valley Correctional Center

Inmates may visit between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitation is from 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m on Fridays. On federal holidays, visitation is held between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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More Information About Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility

For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about this facility, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.