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Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

Writing to your inmate is an invaluable way to communicate. You'll have your share of serious life issues letters, but here are some fun ways to entertain each other through letters. These can be done on postcards, too. Top 5 + 5 = 10 Each of you make a list of your favorite five things […]

Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

Cost Effective Ways to Visit an Inmate

The expenses of traveling to visit your inmate can add up quickly. These cost saving measures will make it less painful for your budget. Traveling by car Gas up early Gas up on a weekday. Many gas stations raise the price of a gallon shortly before the weekend. Filling up the tank on a weekday, […]

Why The Male Model Doesn't Work for Women Inmates

This is content sponsored by Netflix (producers of Orange Is The New Black) for the New York Times. There are some interesting facts and a few videos worth watching if you are concerned with the incarceration of women and the related issues.   Women serving time in American prisons

What is an Inmate Money or Commissary Account?

Most jails and prisons in America allow friends and family members of inmates to make deposits to inmate money accounts. They are set up to give the inmate access to various services including commissary purchases and phone use. Some facilities deduct nominal amounts from these accounts for inmate health visits and other jail fees. Commissary […]

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

Parental Visitation: Know the keys to Helping Your Child Visit Their Parent in Jail

Children typically desire contact with their parents, even if a parent is incarcerated, so learn the ropes to keep the connection going: Keep it Simple Depending on the age of the child, you can explain without going into too much detail, why the parent is in jail. Preschool to elementary kids – Let them know […]

How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who's been arrested. What is a Bond? A bond is an amount of money […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

What Does a 15 Years to Life Sentence Mean?

A sentence of 15 years to life, 25 years to life or similar sounding words all mean the same thing. The only difference is the time frame. What the Number Means The number in the sentence indicates the minimum number of years the inmate must serve before he or she can be considered for parole. […]

Consequences of Providing Contraband to an Inmate

It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines. You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options: Contact your local parole or probation office Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole

Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

Decriminalizing Pot doesn't always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines. Possession Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount. […]

4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal recommendation. Use Pen Pal Sites. There are several […]

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Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center

Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Kentucky Lincoln 35
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
820 New Glendale Rd.
Elizabethtown, KY 42702
FAX
270-766-5048
 

Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

Writing to your inmate is an invaluable way to communicate. You'll have your share of serious life issues letters, but here are some fun ways to entertain each other through letters. These can be done on postcards, too. Top 5 + 5 = 10 Each of you make a list of your favorite five things […]

Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

Cost Effective Ways to Visit an Inmate

The expenses of traveling to visit your inmate can add up quickly. These cost saving measures will make it less painful for your budget. Traveling by car Gas up early Gas up on a weekday. Many gas stations raise the price of a gallon shortly before the weekend. Filling up the tank on a weekday, […]

Why The Male Model Doesn't Work for Women Inmates

This is content sponsored by Netflix (producers of Orange Is The New Black) for the New York Times. There are some interesting facts and a few videos worth watching if you are concerned with the incarceration of women and the related issues.   Women serving time in American prisons

What is an Inmate Money or Commissary Account?

Most jails and prisons in America allow friends and family members of inmates to make deposits to inmate money accounts. They are set up to give the inmate access to various services including commissary purchases and phone use. Some facilities deduct nominal amounts from these accounts for inmate health visits and other jail fees. Commissary […]

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

Parental Visitation: Know the keys to Helping Your Child Visit Their Parent in Jail

Children typically desire contact with their parents, even if a parent is incarcerated, so learn the ropes to keep the connection going: Keep it Simple Depending on the age of the child, you can explain without going into too much detail, why the parent is in jail. Preschool to elementary kids – Let them know […]

How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who's been arrested. What is a Bond? A bond is an amount of money […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

What Does a 15 Years to Life Sentence Mean?

A sentence of 15 years to life, 25 years to life or similar sounding words all mean the same thing. The only difference is the time frame. What the Number Means The number in the sentence indicates the minimum number of years the inmate must serve before he or she can be considered for parole. […]

Consequences of Providing Contraband to an Inmate

It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines. You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options: Contact your local parole or probation office Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole

Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

Decriminalizing Pot doesn't always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines. Possession Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount. […]

4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal recommendation. Use Pen Pal Sites. There are several […]

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  1. evasion whitehead Thu, Jan 06 2011 9:31 PM

    hey im a 15 year old girl n ive been n trouble and all but ive never been to jail and dont even want to go there but i have alot of ppl in there that i know and r yuor all mean in there??? do yall really break kids arms?

  2. young savage Wed, Jan 26 2011 2:53 PM

    they dont break peoples arms they dont even put your hands on you unless you fuck up bad which not to many people do

  3. Kim Goff Thu, Mar 03 2011 6:22 PM

    My daughter is in this place & I have known other children thats been sent to this horrible jail also, you people treat these children like ANIMALS they have to ask for permission to scratch their head,nose etc.you put them down verbally the entire time these children are in your posession & I think it's pathetic as adults & as professionals the way you treat these kids.Some of them are there for simply being Tardy or absent from school & do NOT deserve the mental abuse caused by you people !!

  4. Kathy Sat, Apr 09 2011 6:52 PM

    Mrs goff every place has rules and if they don't like them then maybe they will stay out of places like this they can't follow rules on the outside

  5. josh Mon, Apr 18 2011 12:55 AM

    i hate that place it sucks they dont know how to treat kids thats why we go back because they treat us like shit and it just makes us worse

  6. josh Mon, Apr 18 2011 1:09 AM

    and mrs goff i have u back all the way they dont how to treat kids at all and they talk all the other jails but look at them

  7. courtney Wed, Aug 31 2011 12:50 PM

    i have went here for a weekend and it was the worst weekend in my life. the food that they feed us is terrible, i was sick for literally 3 days after i ate chicken sandwich. they leave the lights on when you sleep, how do you they expect you to even sleep? i would advise to people to stay away from this place. i would much rather go to the big boy jail then back to the village.

  8. YOU WONT DO ME LIKE THAT NOW! Fri, Sep 30 2011 8:18 AM

    The only rightful staff in there is mr. jones, jarbo, and porter. MR. Halt is a big punk that looks like a cat fish and tries to bully us around he would say the most screwed up stuff to us but thats ok if thats what makes him feel as big as he looks pickin on lil kids then so be it cause ill die before i go back.

  9. alisha Taylor Sat, Dec 10 2011 11:04 AM

    My son is in there his been in trouble since he has went there and has been enabled to make calls are get visits . I don't know much about the place but what i have read the staff talk down on tour children . And my son was not sent there to be made worse. He was sent to be helped, i don't like the fact that his been down there almost 2mos and i haven't been able to see him. I think them worker need to respect them as they would they own children . If you wouldn't speak to your that why don't trea t other peoples children bad. True enough the are there because they have issues but it still doesn't mean you have to miss treat them if you there for a pay check only you are there for all the wrong reason and i think you would find a new job.

  10. Faye B. Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:50 PM

    People that send our kids there like the courts systems the DJJ workers and the social workers Their kids need to be put in there and maybe get the feeling all of us parents have so they woukdnt send them their. There should be some agency that goes and inspects the way the staff is at this lincoln village& someone should do something about this. If anyone has information about something i could do please post something back. Their kids not animals&they shouldnt be treated liked this! Thanks.

  11. Concerned Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:57 PM

    somebody should be checking the school systems by the way they lie about things to get these poor kids in trouble. Instead of ruinig kids lifes like they have been doing. Sending kids to this place isnt going to help them one bit by the way people talk about this place. Its ridicious! & ssomething should be done! I hope the people that sent these poor kids there get whats comming to them because God himself said "You don't mistreat his children." & karma will come back on these horrible people.

  12. Faye B. Thu, Jan 05 2012 10:58 PM

    People that send our kids there like the courts systems the DJJ workers and the social workers Their kids need to be put in there and maybe get the feeling all of us parents have so they woukdnt send them their. There should be some agency that goes and inspects the way the staff is at this lincoln village& someone should do something about this. If anyone has information about something i could do please post something back. Their kids not animals&they shouldnt be treated liked this! Thanks.

  13. Mel Sun, Mar 25 2012 6:25 PM

    I thnk my son will be attending this place and I am scarded to death! I want him to learn a lesson. not come out worse. He is into drugs, and refusing school. So if they have rules there then maybe he will come home and appricate what he does have and not go back.. I just hope that they have counselors that can help him figure out why he lives this way...All I want is for him to get help and find peace with him self. I would love to learn more about this place from the workers... please advise me on how your place works. Thank you

  14. Adrie Tue, May 15 2012 5:43 PM

    Im looking to intern here in the near future, about 4 months out. I think it would be a great experience.

  15. Shelly Sun, Oct 21 2012 10:20 PM

    Can you write letters here??

  16. Mentor&Coach Thu, Dec 20 2012 8:33 AM

    I called the Lincoln Village inquiring as to visiting procedures and communicating with a young man that was sent therel. The individual answering the telephone was rude, abrasive and to say the least didn't sound very smart. I asked questions and he only kept saying parents and legal gardians. I have heard of various kinds of abuse from the staff of this institution and I actually plan on writing to the the Kentucky Department of Corrections and have some type of investigation started. The children that are forced to have to go to this Juvenile facility are grossly misunderstood for the most part and need someone to talk to them as opposed to talking at them. There is a difference. One of the parents of the young man I was inquiring about went there to get information on her sons condition and what she as a parent needs to do and was treated really bad. Public etiquette is a must in every sector of society and when you have to deal with the public there should be rules that all have to abide by. I hope the treatment of the children sent to this institution is mad public real soon so that the state will start monitoring them and make them act like adults and nots more childish than those they are hired to look after.

  17. Cant Say Sat, Jul 13 2013 10:46 PM

    evasion whitehead. i kno u we went to school together. and this place is trash but its better then were i came from and were im moving back to im 16 grew up in the streets of Atlanta Zone 3 east point and its a war zone right now people shot up my house and i wasnt there to do any thing but my people did the unthinkable and now hes in a fucking body bag so if u look at it from my perspective by going to jail i get to live another day.

  18. disgusted Fri, Jul 26 2013 1:42 AM

    If you all are so knowledgeable about how to properly discipline and care for children, then why are your children being locked up. When kids don't get consequences at home, they usually do end up in a facility. Most of the time it's not just the kids' fault, it has a lot to do with the parenting, or lack thereof, that they receive. Discipline your kids at home and they won't have to go there. If they're out of control to where you can't, then they need to be someplace that will teach them to respect authority and the rules. I hear a lot of making excuses for their poor behavior and I'm sure that's a big reason they are in trouble now. If you make your bed, you better be prepared to lie in it!!

  19. badboy Tue, Oct 07 2014 12:37 PM

    The village is a very fucked up place. The staff treat us like shit, and the food fucking sucks. I believe that the place needs to be shut down. I was sent there for a week, for running away from foothills academy. Both, of these places suck. They are all the time picking on kids. All I got to say to them all is "sick my dick"

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