Prison Rape Elimination Act Information

York County Prison has a zero tolerance standard for incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault. All allegations of sexual harassment and assault will be investigated thoroughly in order to provide prompt medical and administrative intervention to those involved. While incarcerated in York County Prison, you have the right to be safe and free from sexual abuse and assault.

Reporting Options

Immigration detainees or a third party may report allegations of abuse as detailed below:

  • Report the assault to facility staff;
  • File a formal or informal grievance;
  • File a request slip;
  • Report to the ICE Field Office by telling ICE/ERO staff or file a written informal or formal request ;
  • Report to DHS or ICE Head Quarters:
    • Call ICE Community and Detainee Hotline at 1-888-351-4024: or
    • Contact the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) Joint Intake Center (JIC) at 1-888-351-4024; or
    • Write a letter to: P.O. Box 14475, 1200 Pennsylvania, Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20044

Inmates or a third party may report allegations of abuse as detailed below:

  • Report the assault to facility staff;
  • File a formal or informal grievance;
  • File a request slip;
  • Inmates may contact a toll free 3rd party reporting line at 1-866-823-6703. Please note: effective June 25, 2018, this phone number will be changed to

    1 (844) 429-5412

You do not have to give your name to report sexual abuse or assault, but the information you can provide, the easier it will be to investigate what happened. Staff members are required to keep the reported information confidential and only discuss it with the appropriate officials on a need-to-know basis.

2018 PREA Report

  • Number of sexual harassment allegations 44
  • Number of sexual harassment investigations substantiated 11
  • Number of sexual harassment investigations unsubstantiated 28
  • Number of sexual harassment investigations unfounded 5
  • Number of sexual abuse allegations 37
  • Number of sexual abuse investigations substantiated 8
  • Number of sexual abuse investigations unsubstantiated 12
  • Number of sexual abuse investigations unfounded  16