Wayne County PA Correctional Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: February 01, 2022
44 Mid Wayne Dr, Honesdale, PA 18431

Wayne Co Prison is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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Wayne County PA Correctional Facility basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 570-253-5970

The Wayne County PA Correctional Facility is a medium-security detention center located at 44 Mid Wayne Dr in Honesdale, PA. This county jail is operated locally by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Wayne County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Honesdale Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

There are new detainees delivered to the jail daily, you can see arrest records here. Some are released after putting up bail, are released to a pretrial services caseload, are placed under supervision by a probation agency, or are released on their own recognizance with an agreement to appear in court. If there is no release, the inmate must wait here at the jail for their court appearance as a guest of the County, getting a bed and three square meals.

Trustees are inmates who work in the jail as cooks, as orderlies for the staff, in the laundry or in the commissary. The trustees are paid a very small amount for their time and some jail gives the trustees a few days off their sentence in exchange for their work.

When an inmate arrives in jail they are put together in a large holding cell with other inmates in the intake. While in intake they are under heightened observation. Violent and out of control inmates are segregated.

Can I Get Work Release?

Work release is when you are released from jail during the day so that you can go to work. At the end of the day, you return to jail for the night. There are a number of requirements to be able to get into the work-release program. Most programs require your employer to fill out some paperwork. If you want to get into the work release program then apply prior to being sentenced to jail. This will minimize the amount of time you spend in jail waiting to get into the program.

Can I call my family in Jail?

Wayne County PA Correctional Facility has a phone program where inmates make outbound calls only, you cannot call into jail. Since you are paying for those calls don't make it a habit of accepting collect-calls, they are over $15 each. The alternative is to set up an account through their third-party phone company which charges steep fees for each minute used. You are paying for them to call you. Click here if you are going to speak a lot and need a discount on the calls.

Remember - These phone calls are recorded and conversations can be used against you or the inmate so do not discuss your case over these phone lines.

Inmate Locator

Wayne County PA Correctional Facility publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Pennsylvania. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Wayne County PA Correctional Facility and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 570-253-5970.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Wayne County PA Correctional Facility - Visitation

  • The Wayne County Correctional Facility encourages visiting by family, friends, and community groups. All visitors must complete and return the visitation form.
  • The immediate family is permitted to visit the inmate for the first 30 days of incarceration while the information form is processed. Immediate family consists of the following:
    • Children
    • Father
    • Foster parent
    • Legal spouse
    • Mother
    • Siblings
    • Step parent
  • All others are only permitted to visit after the information form is processed and approved. The approval process takes approximately one week. All visitation of immediate family will be terminated after 30 days if the application to visit is not approved.
  • Children under the age of 18 years of age may not visit unless accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • All visitors are required to have valid photo identification issued by a government agency prior to admission to the prison.
  • No pets/animals will be authorized into or on the grounds of the facility or kept in unattended vehicles on the facility grounds.
    • Persons requiring a service animal may request special visiting accommodations, documentation of a need for such assistance may be required to substantiate this request.
  • All visitors must be approved for visiting by Wayne County Correctional Facility prior to the visit, the prison has the right to deny visitation for any just reason. It is the responsibility of the offender to notify their visitors of the date and time of the visit.
  • All visitors will be admitted through the administrative offices.
  • Those persons wishing to visit inmates must complete and return the Visitor Information Form (PDF). Visitors who are late for scheduled visitation times will be denied entrance into the facility.

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