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Moshannon Valley Correctional Center

555 GEO Drive
Philipsburg, PA 16866
Phone: (814) 768-1200
Fax: (814) 342-7179
Capacity: 1,820
Client: Federal Bureau of Prisons
Accreditations: American Correctional Association (ACA) Joint Commission (also known as JCAHO)

BACKGROUND: In 2006, the Federal Bureau of Prisons awarded the Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility as the preferred facility for the operation and management low-security, nonviolent criminal aliens who have 90 months or less remaining on their sentence.


SCOPE OF WORK: GEO provides secure care, custody and control for non-violent criminal aliens on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Offenders are provided with educational programming that includes GED classes, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and English as a Second Language (ESL), substance abuse counseling, life skills, employment assistance and vocational opportunities. GEO assumed operations of the Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility during the acquisition of Cornell Companies in August 2010.


FACILITY DESCRIPTION: Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility is 243,111 sq. ft. facility built to house low-security male offenders. The facility was originally built in 2006 and was later expanded in two phases completed in 2010. Built in a campus-style arrangement, the facility’s housing and support buildings form a secure compound.


ACCREDITATION: The facility received accreditation from the American Correctional Association (ACA) in 2008 and was reaccredited in August 2011. The facility was accredited by the Joint Commission (also known as JCAHO) in May 2008 and was reaccredited in 2011.

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