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Updated on: March 2, 2024
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Cheyney City Jail


1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA, 19319

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Cheyney City Jail serves to provide custody of prisoners awaiting trial. The Cheyney City Jail is located at 1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA, 19319 in downtown Cheyney adjacent to the courthouse. The current Cheyney City Jail was opened in June, 1979, replacing an antiquated facility built in 1915 which was located on the top floor of the old courthouse.

Cheyney City Jail — General Information

Facility Name Cheyney City Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA, 19319
Phone 610-399-2123
City Cheyney
Postal Code 19319
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware County

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters, postcards, and photographs (no more than 5 at a time). Send mail to this address:

Inmate's First and Last Name
c/o Cheyney City Jail
1837 University Circle, Cheyney, PA, 19319

When sending mail, ensure the envelope has the name and return address of the sender, else it might get rejected and not be delivered to the inmate.

Sending Money

The easiest way to give money to an inmate is to deposit money online. You can Click here to start the process of setting up an account through, which will enable you to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Another way to deposit money to an inmate is to visit a kiosk located in a lobby. Using the kiosk, you can allocate cash or a credit card transaction to credit an inmate’s account.

The last option, the slowest option, is to send a money order via the mail. The money order should be made out to the Cheyney City Jail Inmate Fund. In the memo field, clearly print or type the name of the inmate. Never send cash through the mail.

Phone calls

Like many other jails, Cheyney City Jail uses Securus Technologies to facilitate phone calls with inmates. While inmates cannot receive calls, they can make phone calls. It’s best for family and friends to set up an account with Securus or call them for at 610-399-2123.


The easiest way to visit an inmate at Cheyney City Jail is do so via video. Schedule an appointment, and you can do a video visit from the lobby of the jail. Visits will last for up to 20 minutes and not cost any money. Like phone calls, you will need to register with Securus. You should schedule your visit on the website at least 24 hours before you plan to visit. If you do not have regular internet access, there is a terminal in the jail lobby that will allow you to set up a visit. Inmates can receive up to 2 lobby video visits per week.

Visiting Hours

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


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