Leesport, Pennsylvania

Berks County Family Residential Center (Formerly Berks Family Shelter)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Accompanied minors, Families, Residential Center

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
84
No Data
No Data
United States

45,000

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

103,140

Detained children (2015)

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FACILITY NAMES
Berks County Family Residential Center (Formerly Berks Family Shelter)
Location

Country: United States

City & Region: Leesport, Pennsylvania, Americas

Latitude, Longitude: 40.3831334, -76.0115308

Contact Information
1040 Berks Road Leesport,
Pennsylvania, 19533 USA
Tel: 610-396-0310

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Residential Center

2017
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2001

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2012
Management

Name U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Bureau

Type Governmental

2012
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Cemter

Service Legal counselling

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2012

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2012

Name Adult men

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012

Name Families

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2014

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 84

2007
Total Migration Detainees at Facility: Flow + Stock (year)

Number 437

2012

Number 387

2011
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 45

2017

Number 79

2013

Number 60

2010

Number 77

2009

Number 79

2008

Number 77

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2012

Reported Overstays Yes

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Family Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2012

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

TELECOMMUNICATIONS