Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the La Crosse Old Jail in Wisconsin
When you have someone residing in La Crosse Old Jail you want to make sure that you stay in communication with them while staying in compliance with the jails rules and regulations.
By following the procedures below you can ensure that you are staying in compliance with all policies and mandates:
Adding Funds To An Inmates Account
Inmates can use their funds to make purchases from the canteen or to add time to their phone cards. All funds are subject to a 50% deduction to be split with the jail to account for keeping the canteen up and running.
You can add funds to an inmates account with cash, money order, cashier’s check, or major credit cards. You can add funds in the lobby of the jail, by phone at 1-866-232-1899, or online at www.touchpaydirect.com.
Inmates can send and receive mail as long as the below rules are followed. All mail is subject to inspection by the prison post master.
- Inmates can receive letters, cards, postcards, photos, 1 page print outs, and news paper clippings.
- No mail can have any interior or exterior embellishments such as drawings, stickers, ribbons, ect.
- All mail must have clearly printed return and receiving addresses.
- No subscriptions can be sent to inmates.
- Mail may not contain pictures of or discuss any offensive material, any illegal activity or materials, no nudity, no gang symbols, not drugs, and no alcohol.
Letters should be addressed to the inmate as follows:
La Crosse Old Jail
(Inmate First and Last Name)
300 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601-3228
Inmates are allowed outgoing phone calls only. The only time an inmate is allowed phone messages if there are extenuating circumstances that can be verified by the jail staff—such as hospitalization or death of an immediate family member.
Inmates can use the phone between the hours of 8a-10p. The inmate can call you via a collect call or by use of a prepaid phone card.
In-person visitation is limited to one 20 minute visitation per session. If a child under the age of 18 is going to visit a parent that is an inmate, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Only one child is allowed per visit.
You must register to visit and reserve a time slot to visit. If you no show for your visitation time the inmate will have a 30 suspension in their visitation.
Register to visit call 608.785.9630 or go to go to:
Visitation hours are as follows:
Saturday: 8:00a- 11:00a
Tuesday: 6:00p- 9:00p
Thursday: 6:00p- 9:00p
Pastors and Clergy:
If you would like any additional information please call 608.785.9630.
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