USP Canaan Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 2, 2020
570-488-8000
3057 ERIC J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL DRIVE WAYMART, PA, 18472

USP Canaan is also commonly called the Federal Prison in Waymart. The USP Canaan is classified as a medium-security federal facility that calls Waymart, Pennsylvania home.

The USP Canaan also has a minimum-security satellite prison camp that they also help operate as well.

The USP Canaan is responsible for maintaining a minimum of 1410 inmates in both the camp and the main campus.

The USP Canaan also is responsible for ensuring the mental health unit, which can house 30 inmates is also operating smoothly as well.

The camp inmates oversee maintaining the grounds along with providing the main campus internal support services.

The USP Canaan opened its doors back in 1902. When the facility first opened it was only going to house maximum-security offenders. However, it would not be until 2005 when the facility went from housing maximum-security inmates to medium-security inmates.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
USP Canaan
3057 ERIC J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL DRIVE WAYMART, PA, 18472

USP Canaan Prison Information

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Jail Name USP Canaan
Jail Type Federal Prison
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne
Web Page website
Address 3057 ERIC J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL DRIVE WAYMART, PA, 18472
City Waymart
Zip 18472
Phone 570-488-8000

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Just like many federal penitentiaries the USP Canaan is the same way when it comes to the sending mail and packages. If you are planning on sending mail to an inmate, you will need to know that there is a difference in the mailing address.

You should never send any mail for an inmate to the buildings physical address. All mail is denied and will be sent back to the post office. However, if you are mailing an inmate, you will need to use the following address as below:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID

USP Canaan

3057 ERIC J. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL DRIVE WAYMART, PA, 18472

Sending Money

The USP Canaan will give you a few different methods that you can send an offender money. The main method will be using MoneyGram and Western Union. You will use this way just like you would do for anyone on the outside. It’s no different.

Phone calls

All calls are used through a prepaid service in which an inmate can purchase their minutes from the commissary. Inmates will need funds on their books to use the telephones to call home.

Visitation

You need to be aware in order to visit an inmate in the USP Canaan, you will be required to be on that offenders approved visitor list. If you are on that list, you can come down on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays anytime between 8 am to 3 pm.

The weekend visits will be alternating on what is known as an even/odd schedule, which goes off the inmates fifth digit of their identification number. You will need to get in contact with USP Canaan to know what the schedule is as of today.

All inmates are limited to 5 visits every calendar month.

Visiting Hours

USP Hours;Camp Hours

Friday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;
Saturday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions

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