The original Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention was constructed back in 1983. This building was in use until the new (and latest) building was built back in February of 2008. The building started construction back in the fall of 2006.
The Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention is operated and managed by the Philadelphia County Sheriff’s Office. The facility is licensed by the state of Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention can currently house around 130 inmates at any given time. The facility currently has three separate housing units where the inmates will sleep.
Many inmates in the Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention are currently going through the judicial system, while others are already sentenced and serving their time.
The facility is a medium-security jail. They only house adult inmates. The inmates are both male and female.
As previously stated there are three housing units in the Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention. The facilities intake section can house up to 17 inmates in their 5 separate areas. The other areas of the jail include, but not limited to the following:
- Court Holding
- Fully Staffed Kitchen
- Laundry Facility
- Library/Programming Room
- Master Control Center
- Medical Unit
- Recreational Room
Every housing units come equipped with a video visit station, telephones, televisions, common kitchen area, day room, gaming tables, and natural lighting. The housing units also have a canteen where they can purchase special items that the jail does not give them such as junk food and various beverages.
Philadelphia County Sheriff's Office
|Address:||100 South Broad Street, 5th FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19103|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887
Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention Prison Information
|Jail Name||Philadelphia County Juvenile Detention|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19130-3887|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|Monday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Tuesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Wednesday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Thursday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Friday||7:30 AM to 9:00 PM|
|Saturday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|