Avoca City Jail is in Avoca, Pennsylvania. The jail is in Luzerne County. The address to the correctional facility is 752 Main Street, Avoca, PA, 18641.
It is home to offenders serving one year or less sentences.
The Avoca City Jail houses offenders serving a typical 12-month sentence, however sometimes longer. It is used for housing those serving short sentences, probation violators, people waiting for trial, and those offenders who could not post bond.
Avoca City Jail is attached to Avoca Police Department. Many of the offenders are waiting for sentencing, immigration, and transfer.
Majority of the inmates serving their time in this jail are residents of Avoca City and other towns in Luzerne County.
Regardless out of how long an inmate is staying, if they are there during meal time, they will be fed. Majority of the inmates stay from less than a day to a few days.
|Facility Name:||Avoca City Jail|
|Facility Type:||City Jail|
|Address:||752 Main Street, Avoca, PA, 18641|
You can find an inmate currently in custody at the Avoca City Jail by going to the Luzerne County Sherriff’s site. You will need to know their first and last name or their inmate number.
You can send mail to an inmate to the following address:
Inmate's Name and Booking Number
Avoca City Jail
752 Main Street, Avoca, PA, 18641
Inmates cannot receive the following items through the mail:
Photographs (not even photocopies of photos)
Unused writing paper
Cards with glitter
However, you can send cards without glitter, music, or anything dangling. You can send letters. You can also send books and magazines, but they must be mailed from the publisher themselves.
Avoca City Jail does not accept any form of money through the mail or their window. If you want to send money, it must be deposited into an inmate’s account either online or by mail.
You can mail money orders to the following address:
P.O. Box 3182
Coppell, TX 75019
You can send money online at www.touchpaydirect.com. Please use the facility code.
For phone calls, Avoca City Jail uses Securus Technologies. Here is where you can set up family and friend accounts. You can put money into the phone system using the Touch Pay information above.
Phone calls are limited to 30 minutes daily.
If you are visiting someone at $name%, you should call and confirm that you are on their approved visitors list. You can call and check at 570-457-4011.
Those individuals under the age of 18 are not permitted to visit the jail unless they are with their legal guardians. No exceptions.
Everyone in your party must bring government identification card with you or you will not be permitted in. You cannot be a felon either.
Only one adult and two children are permitted or two adults and one child.
You will need to go directly to the jail which can be located at:
|Monday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Friday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Saturday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Sunday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.
Inmates are permitted two 20-minute visits per week.
Refer the map below to find the driving directions
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