County JAIL

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Mission Statement

The Fayette County Jail maintains care, custody, and control of inmates as mandated by law.

Those include inmates held in custody pending disposition of his or her respective cases by the Courts and those already convicted of a criminal act and sentenced to a term of incarceration.

The Fayette County Jail is a tobacco free facility.


  • John Lenkey, Warden
  • Joseph Barnes, Deputy Warden of Security
  • Angela Kern, Deputy Warden of Treatment
  • William Vanmeter, Major

Department of Corrections Inspection Reports

View archived inspection reports for Fayette County Prison released by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.


The Fayette County Jail is located at 254 McClellandtown Rd, Uniontown. The facility is located on the former site of the U.S. Army Reserve Center, which sat vacant since the early 2000s. 

Inmate Lookup

Look up Fayette County Prison inmates using our online tool.


Read Fayette County Prison policies related to mail, education, visiting, and more.

Prison Board of Inspectors

Access a member list and meeting times for the Fayette County Prison Board of Inspectors.

Prison Construction Project

Learn about the new prison facility's construction process.


The Fayette County Prison offers several in-house programs to assist the inmate adjust to incarceration and also prepare them to adjust their lifestyles when they are released.

Public Defender

The mission of the Office of the Public Defender is to provide legal representation to defendants by safeguarding fundamental individual rights and to guarantee protection afforded by the United States Constitution.

Inmate Mail

All personal mail from family and friends such as letters, pictures, and drawings are being digitally delivered to the inmate via their tablet. The mailing address is send inmate mail is: Fayette County Jail, PA Inmate Name, Inmate Number P.O. Box 247 Phoenix, MD 21131 To ensure the mail gets delivered electronically be sure to include: - Complete facility name (no abbreviations) and state - Inmate's full name and booking number - Sender's full name and physical address - ONLY send personal mail such as letters, pictures, and drawings - DO NOT send money with Inmate mail.