State Correctional Institution - SCI Rockview PA is classed as a medium security facility. It has a strengthened perimeter fence and electronic detection systems to ensure inmates stay within the facility. To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community, State Correctional Institution - SCI Rockview PA offers a wide range of work and treatment programs.

State Correctional Institution - SCI Rockview PA is a state prison. This facility is operated by the state of Pennsylvania and is used to house and rehabilitate criminals. Inmates at State Correctional Institution - SCI Rockview PA are generally housed in locked cells during the night and are provided certain privileges such as the use of a recreation area, TV, phones and in some cases may have a job within the prison.

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Physical Location

1 Rockview Place
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Contact Info

814-355-4874

Mailing Address

Box A
Bellefonte, PA 16823-0820

Extra Information

Securus Tech

Housing units consist of both cells and dormitory-style housing.
Special Features: Secure Residential Treatment Unit
Rockview is the site of the administration of the death penalty.

The Pennsylvania Correctional Industries Wood Furniture Factory began operation at SCI Rockview in February 2008. It services many Pennsylvania state agencies, non-profit agencies and Pennsylvania subsidized agencies. The Pennsylvania Correctional Industries Freight Division at SCI Rockview began operation in October 2005.

Academic and Vocational Education:
•   Academic Education through GED level
• Vocational Education: HVAC, Barber School, Business Education, Electricity/Residential Wiring, Masonry All vocational classes including welding offer industry-recognized certifications specific to the trade skills taught in the program.

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