FDC Philadelphia Visitation

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Visiting Schedule



Inmate visitation will commence Monday through
Sunday; with Tuesday designated as Legal Visiting
Only, from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Visitor
processing will be discontinued 30 minutes prior
to any scheduled institution count. There will be
no inmate or visitor movement during this period
of time without authorization from the Operations
Lieutenant. Visiting room Out-Counts will be
submitted to the Control Center 30 minutes prior
to the scheduled count.

Visitor processing will conclude one hour prior to
the completion of visiting day;(1:30 p.m.).

Legal Visits will be conducted Sunday through
Saturday from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

General Population:

Male Inmates: (Pre-Trial/Hold-Over Status)
Wednesday thru Saturday
Designated By Floor of Assignment
6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Female Inmates: (Pre-Trail/Hold-Over/Cadre/SHU)
Sundays and Mondays
6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Special Housing Unit:
Wednesday through Saturday
Visit by Floor of Assignment
7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

NOTE: A visitor may not visit male and female inmates
at the same time, regardless of their family ties.
Only Cadre inmates are allowed to have multiple visits
during the same day.

Dress code



Visitor/Attorney Attire: All visitors will be
expected to wear clothing which is neither
provocative nor enticing to the extent that a
disruption to the orderly running of the
institution could ensue.

The following attire is prohibited:

No hats or scarves. This includes scarves around
the neck or waist. No sleeveless tops, blouses,
tank tops or jerseys. No sunglasses or long hair
picks. No tube tops, midriffs, or low cut
revealing clothing. No tight fitting clothes.
This includes Lycra and spandex materials.

No see through clothing. No shorts measuring more
than two inches above the knee, i.e.: Capri’s.

Skirts and dresses must be knee length or lower.
If the dress or skirt has a slit on the side it
must not exceed knee level.

If a jacket or sweater is worn in, it must remain
on during the entire visit to include children.

Grey sweat pants, white t-shirts, orange or green
attire are not authorized, to include all other
clothing similar to inmate or staff attire.

The Lieutenant, or the Duty Officer will be
contacted pertaining to a visitor’s attire prior
to denial. The official contacted will notify the
visitor if the visit will be allowed.

Directions to the Institution



FDC Philadelphia is located in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at
the corner of 7th & Arch Streets. It is easily accessible by highway
and mass transportation. The area is also serviced by the
Philadelphia International Airport, Greyhound Bus Station, Amtrak
Trains and several commercial bus lines.

From New York City & New Jersey

Take I295 to I30 West. Follow I30 West across the Ben Franklin
Bridge and exit at 8th Street. Turn left on 8th Street to Arch
Street. The institution is located at the corner of 7th & Arch
Streets.

From Delaware & Points South

Take I95 North, to the I676/Callowhill Street exit. Follow
Callowhill Street to 6th Street and make a left onto 6th Street.
Follow 6th Street to Arch Street and turn right onto Arch Street.
The institution is located at the corner of 7th & Arch Streets.

From Points North

Take I95 South, to the I676/Callowhill Street exit. Follow
Callowhill Street to 6th Street and make a left onto 6th Street.
Follow 6th Street to Arch Street and turn right onto Arch Street.
The institution is located at the corner of 7th & Arch Streets.

From Points West

Take I76 to I676 East. Exit at 8th Street and follow to Arch Street.
The institution is located on the corner of 7th & Arch Streets.

Public Transportation Resources:

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA): 215-580-7800

New Jersey Transit: 973-762-5100

Amtrak: 800-872-7245

Greyhound Bus Lines: 800-231-2222

Philadelphia International Airport: 215-937-6937

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