How Do I Send Money to a Federal Inmate?

The average fee for sending an inmate money in the USA is 19% but can be higher or lower depending on the state. But, that's not the only barrier stopping people from reaching loved ones in jail. Often, it's hard to find information regardin... Read more

How Does Probation Work?

In the United States, 1 in 55 adults have been on probation. There are 4.5 million people currently on probation or parole. Asking “how does probation work” is important. There’s a good chance you or someone close to you will find themselves... 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

How to Write a Letter to an Inmate

Inmates come from all walks of life. More than 1.8 million Americans were incarcerated in prisons and jails in 2020.  But all inmates share something in common. They all appreciate it when someone sends them a prison letter. If you want t... Read more

How to Find an Inmate in Jail

The effort to find an inmate can be an understandably challenging one when you consider there are around 1.8 million people incarcerated throughout the United States. On top of that, they're housed among various agencies ranging from local to state ... Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Supporting Someone On Probation

Getting arrested can be a major wake-up call. There are currently two million people in American jails. If anything, mass incarceration only increases the likelihood of crime.  Has someone you love finally had their day in court after a long... Read more

7 Simple Ways to Help Someone in Jail

It's easy to feel alone and scared when your loved one is incarcerated, but you're far from it. In fact, almost half of Americans have a close family member in prisons across the US. Providing support for someone in jail is a priority for most of... Read more