Lehigh County Prison

Lehigh County Prison, PA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: February 19, 2022
Postal Code
Lehigh County
Phone Number
38 North Fourth Street, Allentown, PA, 18102

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The Lehigh County Prison is a medium-security facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The Lehigh County Prison serves all of Lehigh County. Anyone that is arrested within Lehigh County will be brought to the Lehigh County Prison.

The Lehigh County Prison releases and receives inmates daily. Most inmates in the Lehigh County Prison will not be in the facility for the long-term. The Lehigh County Prison keeps a small percentage of these inmates. Typically, if an inmate has been sentenced to under 2 years, they will stay in the Lehigh County Prison.

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455 Hamilton Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 18101

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive written letters from you. Inmates love when they get a letter. Mail time is one of the few privileges they look forward to every day.

When sending a letter do not do the following:

  • Use Crayons

  • Use Colored Pencils/Pens

  • Draw

  • Lipstick Stains

  • Cologne/Perfume Stains

  • Add Extra Stamps, Envelopes, Writing Paper

  • Use Staples

  • Use Glitter

  • Use Paper Clips

Sending Money

Is an inmate asking you to send money to them so they can purchase various items they need from the commissary?

Did you know the inmates are on their own when it comes to personal hygiene products and the like?

Yes, you read that right. Inmates in the Lehigh County Prison will need money to purchase various items from the commissary.

What you can do is come down to the Lehigh County Prison and send in a money order with the inmate’s name.

It will take around 3 business days or so before the money will be officially deposited into the inmates account. You will want to deposit money into the inmates account prior to them needing it.

Phone calls

If you would like to receive a call from an inmate in the Lehigh County Prison. You will need to have a landline phone. The Lehigh County Prison only permits inmates in their facility to make collect calls meaning you won’t be able to get them if you only have a cell phone.

All calls are limited to 15-minutes. You will not be permitted to use any call features your phone may have including call forwarding, call waiting, and three-way calling.


Not being able to see your loved one when you want to be probably one of the hardest things you will have to do while they are in the Lehigh County Prison.

You should know that you will be permitted to visit an inmate during Monday through Friday between 9 am to 6 pm.

However, you should also know all visits in the Lehigh County Prison are non-contact.

What is a non-contact visit you may ask?

A non-contact visit will be where you sit on one side of a glass partition and the inmate sits on the other side. You will not get the chance to hug, kiss, or shake hands with the inmate.

Please note that just because the visitation hours are weekdays does not mean you will be permitted to visit if the inmate is currently in court or being transported to or from the Lehigh County Prison.

You should always bring your identification card with you when you are planning to visit. You will not be let into the facility without your identification card handy.

Also, keep all your belongings in your vehicle. You will not be permitted to bring anything in the Lehigh County Prison with you.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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