Prison Visit: 8 Tips for Visiting a Prisoner

If you're new to the experience of visiting someone in prison, the thought can seem daunting at first. Prisons are a place run by strict rules, regulations, and schedules. That's why it's so important to prepare when visiting a prisoner -- you ne... Read more

Cell Phones in Prison: Are They Legal? How Can You Contact Someone?

It's tough to get in touch. The average cost of a 15-minute phone call from jail is nearly $6.  That is one reason why many people advocate for cell phones in prison. Yet the issue of phone justice is a complicated one.  Can prisoner... Read more

Have an Incarcerated Loved One? 3 Essential Ways You Can Support an Inmate In Jail

Having a loved one in jail is tough on the inmate and all friends and family involved. However, supporting an inmate in jail can mean as little as accepting their phone call. If you're unsure how to support someone in jail, keep reading to find... Read more

5 Essential Tips for Contacting an Inmate In Jail

Being an inmate in jail can be an incredibly stressful experience, but one thing that keeps a lot of inmates going is their contact with the outside world. Are you trying to contact someone in jail? You might be finding the process a bi... Read more

Mental Health Amongst the Incarcerated Population: How to Help

Did you know that more than half of all prison and jail inmates have a mental health problem? This is over one million members of the incarcerated population.  Despite the high prevalence of mental illness in jail, mental health services in ... Read more

What Is an Inmate Locator? Here's What to Know

Did you know that there were over two million people incarcerated in 2020? The United States leads the world in the sheer amount of prisoners.  Having someone you love as an inmate is difficult in and of itself. Families and friends are face... Read more

What You Need to Know About County Jails

Every year, more than ten million people in America are arrested for a plethora of crimes. These can range from violent crimes to burglary, to illegal gambling. However, if you or a loved one gets arrested, you won't immediately end up in state pris... Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Calling an Inmate

Almost 1% of the US population is incarcerated. That means that millions and millions of friends, family members, and legal aids are on the outside trying to make contact with an inmate. Calling an inmate isn't quite as simple as you might think.... Read more