Wayne County Correctional Facility
44 Mid-Wayne Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431
Phone: 570-253-5970 ext 4251 or (570) 253-2621
Fax: (570) 253-3928
Kevin M. Bishop, Warden
John Masco, Deputy Warden
Mark Steelman, Sheriff
The Wayne County Correctional Facility is located on Mid-Wayne Drive, which is off of Route 6, in Texas Twp, PA. This Correctional Facility houses both Male and Female offenders in various housing units.
The Wayne County Correctional Facility has zero tolerance for institutional sexual abuse. We have developed policy and procedure in accordance with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards. The Wayne County Correctional Facility’s Zero Tolerance for Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment can be found here: Zero Tolerance Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse Policy
Employees and inmates’ families may submit reports online here:
44 Mid-Wayne Drive
Honesdale PA 18431
Please note, this resource is for inmates housed at the Wayne County Correctional Facility.
Visitation Regulations, Hours, and Forms
The Wayne County Correctional Facility encourages visiting by family, friends and community groups. All visitors must complete and return the visitors information form. Immediate family is permitted to visit the inmate for the first 30 days while the visitor’s information form is processed. Immediate family consists of the following: mother, father, step parent , foster parents, siblings, spouse, and children. All others are only permitted to visit after visitation forms are processed and approved. 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 may not visit unless accompanied by a responsible adult. All visitors are required to have a valid picture identification issued by a government agency prior to admission into the prison. No pets /animals will be authorized into or on the grounds of the prison and no pets are to be kept in unattended vehicles on prisons grounds. Persons requiring a service animal i.e., seeing eye dog, etc., 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 the 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 inmate to notify their visitors of the date and time of their visit.
All visitors will be admitted through the administrative offices. Those persons wishing to visit inmates must complete and return the Visitor Information Form located here. To view or download the visitation schedule, click here. Visitors who are late for scheduled visitation times will be denied entrance into the facility.
Inmate’s Commissary and Phone Service
The Wayne County Correctional Facility provides a limited commissary, allowing items to be purchased by the inmate for their personal use. Funds must be deposited with the facility under the inmate’s name to access the service. Only money orders made payable to the inmate will be accepted and received by mail, funds will then be deposited into the inmates account by prison staff. No cash or personal checks will be accepted. No payments will be accepted by hand delivery at the facility at any time. A phone service is provided by the Wayne County Correctional Facility with Inmate Telephone Inc. An account may be opened by calling G.T.L. customer’s service at 814-949-3303. Any calls made prior to an account being opened will be deducted from the inmate’s commissary account as long as the inmate has money on their account. Incoming calls for inmates are not accepted.
Personal Clothing and Property
At no time, without the permission of the Wayne County Correctional Facility can an inmate’s clothing or personal property be delivered to the prison for court appearances. All other clothing items will be provided by Wayne County Correctional Facility.
Books, Magazines, and Newspapers
Wayne County Correctional Facility will only accept books, magazines or newspapers shipped directly from the publisher or a publisher’s warehouse. No provocative reading material or hard cover books are permitted in the facility. Inmates are permitted to have four (4) books in their cell at any given time.
All mail is screened entering and leaving the facility. Inmates are not permitted to have any writing supplies, such as stamps, paper, envelopes, mailed to them at the facility. Items needed for writing are available for purchase from commissary. Inmates are only permitted six (6) pictures in their cell at any time. Laminated materials are not permitted in the facility, and should not be sent to an inmate in the mail.
Any person wishing to become an approved volunteer at the Wayne County Correctional Facility should contact the Director of Inmate Services Ryan Williams at email@example.com or (570) 253-5970 Ext. 1540.