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Posted on: March 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Cancellation of Inmate Visits - Attorney Visitation Limited Hours


General Visitation

Beginning Monday March 16, 2020, all inmate visits have been cancelled.  Inmates will be given one (1) free video visit per week.  The visit will last for ten (10) minutes.  Your family/friends will be able to contact GTL at to schedule the video visit.  All visitors and inmates will abide by the rules set forth for video visiting  These rules can be found on the Prison website.  All video visits are recorded. Violating any of the rules relating to video visits will result in loss of this privilege.

GTL is in the process of making these changes so please be patient.

Additional visits will be permitted and will also be ten (10) minutes in length and will cost $6.00 dollars.  Should you have any problems with your visit or setting up a visit you are to contact the above listed site.

Inmates in Protective Custody Status, Administrative Custody Status and Disciplinary Status will not be permitted a video visit.  These inmates will be given an additional stamped envelope, two (2) sheets of paper and a five (5) minute phone call each week by their counselor.

The kiosk in the Prison lobby has been shut down until further notice.  To place money on an inmate account go to the Prison website and follow the directions.  Money orders are still being accepted.

Attorney Visitation

Effective Wednesday March 18, 2020, visits for attorneys will only be permitted from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM Monday through Friday

Our goal here is to try and keep everyone safe.  Thank you for your assistance.

John R. Walton
Westmoreland County Prison

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