Letters will be opened and checked for contraband. Any letters containing contraband will be confiscated and returned to sender. Legal mail will be opened in the inmate's presence.
Only money orders will be accepted through the mail.
No personal checks or cash will be received through the mail. They will be returned to the sender.
Packages are not permitted.
Mail received postage due, or COD will not be accepted.
All books, magazines and newspapers must be sent directly from the publisher.
Correspondence with inmates housed in other institutions is prohibited without written pre-approval from the Wardens of both institutions. The approval is granted by request to Inmate Services.
Any illegal substance will be sent to the local authorities for prosecution.
Letters sent to inmates will be addressed as follows:
Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number
Blair County Prison
419 Market Square Alley
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
All incoming mail must have a complete return address. Mail that does not meet this criteria will be returned to the Post Office.