Berks Family Residential Center

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      Berks Family Residential Center, Pennsylvania

      ICE Detention Facility

      Philadelphia Field Office
      1040 Berks Road
      Leesport, PA, 19533
      Center Main Telephone Line: (610) 396-0310
      Field Office Main Telephone Line: (215) 656-7162

      Contact information

      If you would like to get information on a detainee at the Berks Family Residential Center, please call (610) 374-0743 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

      Please have the following detainee information available:

      • First name
      • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
      • Any aliases the detainee might use
      • Date of birth
      • Country of birth

      Visitation hours:

      Visitation hours at the Berks Family Residential Center can only be made by appointment. Visitation hours take place daily from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To make a visitation reservation you can contact a caseworker at (610) 396-0310, ext. 2360 or 2361 between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.

      Visits can last any reasonable amount of time as long as they don’t interrupt daily activities (meals, medical, court, etc.). You should always plan on arriving at least 45 minutes before the scheduled visitation time so you can be processed appropriately through security. All visitors must show a valid ID.

      Attorneys are allowed to visit their clients daily from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All legal visits must be scheduled in advance (72 hours).

      Berks Family Residential Center

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      ICE ERO facilities where you can post a bond.

      Call now to bond out an ICE detainee: (844) 910-2342

      Immigration Bond Information

      for the Berks Family Residential Center

      Delivery bonds (i.e., immigration bonds) cannot be posted in-person directly at the Berks Family Residential Center. Instead, family members or associates can post an immigration bond at any of the 82 ICE-ERO facilities around the country that accept immigration bonds. The closest facility to the Berks Family Residential Center that accepts immigration bonds is located at 3400 Concord Road, York, PA 17402. The number there is (717) 840-7771. Immigration bonds can be posted Monday-Friday (except holidays) at this facility from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Bonds cannot be posted directly at the Berks Family Residential Center.

      To post an immigration bond for someone detained at the Berks Family Residential Center you must have a money order, cashier’s check or certified check. If the bond amount exceeds $10,000 and over, you can only pay by single cashier’s check or a certified check. All payments should be made to the “US Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

      If you do not want to post the bond in-person yourself, you can also have a licensed immigration bond agent post the bond for you. For a small fee, ranging from 2% – 10%, an agent can post the bond for you electronically, so that you do not have to travel to the ICE-ERO facility. This process is typically faster and easier than posting a bond yourself.

        SEARCH FOR A DETAINEE

        When searching by name, a detainee's first and last names are required and must be an exact match and select the detainee's country of birth.

        Frequently asked questions about the Berks Family Residential Center

        Does the facility have public parking?

        Yes. If you know someone who is detained at the Berks Family Residential Center in Leesport, Pennsylvania and you would like to visit them, there is free public parking available at the facility.

        Can I post a bond for someone who is detained at the Berks Family Residential Center?

        If a bond has been set then yes, you may bond someone out who is being detained at this facility. See the next question below, regarding the various locations where bonds can be processed.

        If I am bonding someone out of the Berks Family Residential Center, do I post the bond there or do I post the bond in another location?

        While you can bail someone out of the Berks Family Residential Center, you cannot post the bond at that facility. The immigration bond must be posted at one of 82 ICE-ERO facilities that accept immigration bonds. The closest ICE-ERO facility near the Berks Family Residential Center is located at 3400 Concord Road, York, PA 17402. The number there is (717) 840-7771.

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          IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BOND OUT SOMEONE WHO IS IN ICE CUSTODY, PLEASE CONTACT (844) 910-2342.

          How to get information on an ICE detainee

          If you would like to get information on a detainee, please call the Field Office Main Telephone Number, (215) 656-7162.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • First name
          • Last name (including hyphenated last names)
          • Any aliases the detainee might use
          • Date of birth
          • Country of birth

          If you would like to get in touch with a defendant/detainee, please call the facility’s main number, (610) 396-0310.

          Please have the following detainee information available:

          • Full name
          • Alien Registration Number (A Number)
          • Your name and telephone number

          Pennsylvania ICE Detention Facilities

          Not every ICE detention facility allows you to post an immigration bond in Pennsylvania. If you would like to post an immigration bond it must be done at an ICE-ERO facility that accepts immigration bonds.

          You can post an immigration bond through a licensed immigration bonding agent. That agent can post a bond for you electronically for any detention facility in Pennsylvania and around the US.

          Video transcript: To post an immigration bond for someone detained at an ICE Detention facility you must have a money order, cashier’s check or certified check. If the bond amount exceeds $10,000, you can only pay by a single cashier’s check or a certified check. All payments should be made to the “US Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” If you do not want to post the bond in-person yourself, you can also have a licensed immigration bond agent post the bond for you. For a small fee, an agent can post the bond for you electronically so that you do not have to travel to the ICE ERO facility. This process is typically faster and easier than posting a bond yourself.

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