Contacting Inmates

Staying Connected to Your Inmate

Whether it is your spouse, family member or friend in prison, staying connected is important. Letters are great, phone calls are too, but you may be running out of things to say. Here are several ideas to stay connected with your inmate while having some fun in the process.

Book discussions: You two can read the same book and then discuss it. Decide ahead of time whether you will… Read more

Contacting Inmates

How to Write to Someone in Jail or Prison

Mail is very important to inmates. It keeps them in touch with the outside world, reminds them that someone cares enough to write and gives them something to do when they write back. Whether you are writing to a loved one or choosing a new prison pen pal, make sure you stick to the basics.

  • Skip the musical greeting cards. The cards that play a song when
Contacting Inmates

Writing A Letter To A Prison Inmate

There are many people who will tell you that computers, and specifically e-mail and instant messaging, have killed the art of letter writing. If you ask those same folks how they feel when they receive a letter that has been written to them, though, they will be sure to tell you how nice it feels to know that someone took the time to think about them. Letter writing is far… Read more