All About Allenwood USP

Connect With an Inmate All About Allenwood USP

How to Send Mail and Money to Inmates at Allenwood USP

Allenwood USP  is a maximum-security federal prison managed by the federal government rather than any specific state or department of corrections. USP stands for United States Penitentiary. There is a population of approximately 650 adult male inmates. It is the high-security wing of the greater Allenwood Federal Correctional Complex or FCC Allenwood. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, which is a division of the US Department of Justice.

Allenwood USP is located in White Deer, Pennsylvania, about 75 miles north of Harrisburg, the capital of PA. If you have a friend or loved one incarcerated in Allenwood USP, keeping in touch can be challenging. DoNotPay can make trading letters simple and easy.

Allenwood USP Contact Information

Physical AddressUSP ALLENWOOD


P.O. BOX 3000


Phone Number570-547-0963
WebsiteAllenwood USP Website

Steps To Take Before Writing a Prisoner

  1. Get your friend's Register Number and Housing Unit
  2. Acquire the mailing address and practice writing it in completion
  3. Have a stable address or inbox to receive letters written back in return.

How to Send Mail to Inmates in Allenwood USP

If you want to write letters to an Allenwood USP inmate, you will need to write their address exactly right. This includes the USP street address along with the name and registration number of your inmate.

Inmate Mailing Address




P.O. BOX 3000


All general mail will be inspected for contraband or inappropriate content before it is passed on to the inmate. Special letters and packages must be pre-approved before arrival. Special mail can only be opened and checked with the inmate present.

Email  with an Allenwood USP Inmate

It is possible to email an Allenwood USP inmate, provided their privileges include computer access and they have some funds to pay the program fees. The program in question is the Trust Fund Limited Inmate Computer System. Emails can only contain text and are limited to 13000 characters.

How to Send Money to [Name of Facility] Inmates

  • MoneyGram
  • Western Union
  • Mail a Cash Order

The USP system accepts three types of payment for inmate accounts. The first is MoneyGram, with kiosks found in several public nearby stores. You will need your friend's 8-digit inmate ID or registration number to ensure that the money goes into the right account.

How to Send Packages to Allenwood USP Inmates

Packages can be sent during approved times and directly from the publisher.supplier. Books and magazines are the most often sent directly from the publisher. During approved times, you may participate in the holiday prison package program or have specific packages approved before arrival. Be sure to enter the address exactly to match the inmate address form - including the register ID.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

Have you lost touch with an Allenwood USP incarcerated loved one? Don't know their register or inmate number to send specific mail, money, or gifts? DoNotPay can help. With our Connect with an Inmate product, you can look up anyone in the nation - for free - with just their name and the state they are incarcerated in.

We can then help you transform virtual letters into physical letters that are each perfectly enveloped and labeled for unmistakable sending. From there, we can even set up an online platform for you to enjoy your mail and trade mail with prisoners - which we scan and enter into an online inbox for your convenience.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay. 
  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter. 
  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database. 
  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one. 
  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one! 

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay can even go beyond just helping you and your imprisoned friend make a letter-writing connection. DoNotPay has a policy of making life easier by simplifying difficult tasks and smoothing the way to clear the items off your to-do list. Here are just a few more things we offer beyond contacting Allenwood USP.

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