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ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI)

State Prison

Last Updated: April 03, 2020
Address
1150 North Main St PO Box 788, Mansfield, OH 44901
Beds
1685
County
Richland
Security Level
State - medium
Phone
419-525-4455
Fax
419-524-8022
Email
drc.manci@odrc.state.oh.us
Facility Type
Adult
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COVID-19: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) is facing VISITATION SUSPENSION for the next 15-30 days. Please call 419-525-4455 for the most current visiting room updates and when visits will resume.

ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 419-525-4455

This facility is for adult inmates.

The inmates housed at ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) located at 1150 North Main St PO Box 788 in Mansfield, OH are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution - Visitation
ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution - FAQ
ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution - Reentry

Unique Programs

OPI

Ohio Penal Industries has two productive shops located at the Mansfield Correctional Institution. The Box Factory, originally established at the Lima Correctional Institution in 1984, was relocated to Mansfield in April 2004. This factory produces cardboard boxes for various state agencies. Two of the most popular items are Record Storage cartons and Meat Processing Career Center cartons. The factory currently employs 30 inmates. The YUSA Shop cleans and deflashes parts used by Honda. This shop provides employment for 150 inmates. Inmates are assimilated to a real work environment as they must fill out an application and be interviewed. Once hired, they receive an hourly wage and can be promoted with wage increases. Inmates are required to punch a time clock and maintain certain criteria to maintain employment.

Tender Loving Care

The Tender Loving Dog Care Program, which began in 1998 in partnership with the Ashland County Humane Society, was set up so that dogs, which would have previously euthanized, could be brought into the institution and taught basic skills such as housebreaking and social skills. These dogs are trained by inmate handlers and ultimately are adopted by the public - to include staff and inmate's families. Since the start of the program, inmates have been affected quite positively. The dogs have helped to create a much calmer environment throughout the prison. Presently over 500 dogs have been trained and adopted to good, caring homes. On average, the T.L.D.C. program carries 20 to 25 dogs to be cared for and trained at one given time. The program adopts dogs out at a fee of $125 per dog. These funds are used to go toward veterinarian bills, shots/medication, food, shelter, leashes, collars, and toys.

Inmate Reintegration Unit

The Chillicothe Correctional Institution (CCI) and Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction provide reentry programming for offenders. CCI opened a Reintegration dorm that was specifically designed to meet the offenders programming needs. This unit was designed as the last step for inmates to gain skills that will equip them to become productive members of society. The Reintegration Unit is based on a pro-social model of integrating institutional and community resources to facilitate re-entry and reduce recidivism.

Reading Room

The reading rooms encourage family literacy by providing a pleasant and comfortable setting for both child and incarcerated parent. Each room is stocked with a wide variety of children’s books and has an inmate narrator who reads to the visiting children twice a day. The role of the inmate narrator is to read picture books to the children in much the same manner that children’s hour would be done at a public library. A variety of arts and craft supplies for the children are also available in most of the rooms. Many of the supplies and books are donated by employees and service organizations.

Offender Programs

Community Services

  • Tender Loving Dog Care
  • ODOT Trash Pickup
  • Growing Vegetables for Local Food Banks
  • Malabar Farms - Farm Equipment Maintenance
  • Church of Christ in Marion - Building Benches, Planters, etc.
  • Ashland County Extension - Making Lamb Stands
  • Air National Guard - Mowing
  • Mid-Ohio Education Service - Foam Dice for Tutoring

Academic

  • Adult Basic Education (ABLE)
  • Pre-GED
  • GED
  • High School Options

Apprenticeship Programs

  • Alteration Tailor
  • Boiler Operator
  • Carpenter, Maintenance
  • Carpenter, Residential
  • Cook (any industry)
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Janitor
  • Landscape Management Technician
  • Laundry Machine Mechanic
  • Machine Operator 1
  • Machine Setter
  • Plumber
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Recovery Operator
  • Stitcher
  • Welder, Combination

Education Services

  • Computer Aided Instructional Laboratories (CAIL)
  • Correctional Education Association (CEA) Tutor Training
  • Ohio Reentry Connections
  • Special Education Services
  • Library Services

Career-Technical (Vocational) Programs

  • Horticulture
  • Masonry

Advanced Jobs Training Program

  • Ashland University

Mansfield Correctional Institution is a close custody prison located in Mansfield Ohio. In addition to housing close custody offenders, this facility is responsible for operating a minimum custody camp. Inmates in the camp work the institutions farming operation. This facility is currently operating over capacity and houses around 2,680 inmates. This facility participates in the prison industries program and operates a box factory, a computer data entry operation and a YUSAshop responsible for deflashing and cleaning parts used by Honda. An additional program run at this facility allows inmates to work training dogs that are up for adoption. Mansfield Correctional Institution offers vocational training in horticulture, masonry, carpentry, tailoring, landscaping, plumbing, machine operator, machine setter, stitcher, welding, electrical and HVAC. These vocational courses are offered to inmates so they may learn a new skill they can use for employment once they are released. Additional beneficial programs inmates can participate in are the adult basic literacy education program and a GED program.

Inmate Locator

ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) is a facility in the Ohio Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution - Visitation

Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.
*ALL VISITS ARE BY RESERVATION ONLY / LIMIT ONE RESERVATION PER DAY*
*ONLY APPROVED OR TENTATIVELY APPROVED VISITORS MAY VISIT*
*ALL VISTORS MUST HAVE PHOTO IDENTIFICATION*
*ALL VISITORS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH*
*ALL VISITORS SHALL SUCCESSFULLY PASS THROUGH THE METAL DETECTOR*

MAIN COMPOUND (General Population)
· By reservation only (Must be an approved or tentatively approved visitor)
· Wednesday through Saturday
· 7:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
· 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
· 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
· Only one Saturday visit allowed per offender/ per month
· Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and all state holidays
ManCC (Camp)
· By reservation only (Must be an approved or tentatively approved visitor)
· Saturday/Sunday
· 7:30 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
· 10:00a.m. to 12:25 p.m.
· 12:40 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
· Closed Monday through Friday and all state holidays

Transitional Program Unit (TPU)
Restrictive Housing (RH)
· By reservation only (non-contact)
· Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
· Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
· Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· Three (3) visits per offender/per month
· Three (3) visitors (including children) per visit
· Closed on Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and all state holidays

Limited Privilege Housing (LPH)…..5A, 5B, SMU1, SMU2
· By reservation only (non-contact)
· Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
· Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
· Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
· Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
· Three (3) visits per offender/per month
· Three (3) visitors (including children) per visit
· Closed on Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday and all state holidays
Video Visitation
· General Population and ManCC
· Approved /tentatively approved visitors only
· Sunday through Saturday
· 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
· 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
· 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
· 30 minutes in duration (additional 30 min. can be scheduled if no one is scheduled afterwards)
· All visits are monitored and recorded
· All applicable visit rules apply: i.e. Inappropriate dress, behavior, conduct etc.
· Scheduling and fee information through www.jpay.com
Special Visits
Special Visits will be considered for special circumstances as described in DRC Policy, Inmate Visitation DRC 76-VIS-01.
· The offender shall request a Special Visit through his Unit Staff
· Special Visits shall not be authorized more than once per inmate every three month period.
Applications
An approved visitor is defined as: a person, family or friend, who has submitted an acceptable Visiting Application (DRC 2096), processing has been completed and approved by Institutional Staff
· Visitor Applications may be printed from http://www.drc.ohio.gov/visiting.htm
· The offender may request through their case manager that an application be mailed
· Completed application, copy of photo ID and proof of residency shall be sent to the case manager of your offender.
· The offender is responsible for notifying you of the status of your application.

Reservations
Main Compound (General Population)
· Must be an approved or tentatively approved visitor
· Reservation requests accepted no less than 14 days and no more than 60 days in advance of visit.
· Reservation requests can be made by email and should include 3 proposed dates/times in priority order. Send to: drc.visitationManCI@odrc.state.oh.us
· Telephone requests will be accepted by calling 419-526-2000 ext. 806 1007
Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
· Reservations can be made in person, on a day the visitor is presently visiting. The reservation request will be taken at the Visit office, before the present visit.
· Reservation request forms will be accepted/confirmed by mail.(with self-addressed stamped envelope)
· Forms may be obtained at the Visit Office window or if requested, sent to the visitor, accompanied with a self- addressed stamped envelope.
· The offender may mail the form to the visitor.
· All visit reservation requests should be mailed to:
Mansfield Correctional Institution (Visit Office)
P.O. Box 788
Mansfield, Ohio 44901

Reservations
ManCC (Camp)
· Must be an approved or tentatively approved visitor
· Reservation requests accepted no less than 14 days and no more than 30 days in advance of visit.
· There are no email reservation requests for ManCC
· Telephone requests will be accepted by calling 419-526-2000 ext. 806 4801
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
· Reservations can be made in person, on a day the visitor is presently visiting
· Reservation request forms will be accepted/confirmed by mail.(with self-addressed stamped envelope)
· Forms may be obtained at the ManCC Entry Building or if requested, sent to the visitor, accompanied with a self- addressed stamped envelope.
· The offender may mail the form to the visitor.
· All visit reservation requests should be mailed to:
Mansfield Correctional Camp (Visit Office)
P.O. Box 788
Mansfield, Ohio 44901

Attorney and Official/Professional Visits

· Attorney visits will be approved for the Attorney of Record of the offender.
· All Attorneys must present picture identification as well as their bar card each time they visit.
· Attorney and Official/Professional Visits shall be by reservation only
· Reservations can be made on the company letterhead through the Wardens Office by fax (419-524-8022)
· By mail..ManCI Wardens Office, PO Box 788, Mansfield, Ohio 44901
· By telephone: 419-526-2000 ext. 2004 or ext. 2005

All requests shall identify the name and institution number of the offender, date and time of requested reservation, name /contact information of requestor.

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Facility Type

The Ohio Department of Corrections is responsible for the operation of ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) where they supervise adults convicted of a state crime and then sentenced to a commitment period by the County or Circuit Judge. The penalty phase of the commitment is the length of the sentence imposed and what type of facility they will spend their time in. Once the inmate is taken into custody there is an orientation period where the offender is evaluated medically and psychologically. The results of their findings will have everything to do with the level of custody the prisoner will be incarcerated.

State prison is also referred to as a correctional facility, penitentiary or detention center and is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state. Convicted criminals are sent to prison as punishment and must follow very strict rules of conduct and order or they are held to additional punishment like loss of privileges or isolation. The address is 1150 North Main St PO Box 788, Mansfield, OH located in Richland County.

There is a fundamental difference between jail and prison. It has everything to do with the length of stay for inmates; jail is short-term and prison is long-term. Jail is most commonly used within a criminal justice system for people charged with crimes who must be imprisoned until their trial, or those pleading or being found guilty of crimes at trial may be sentenced to a specified short period of imprisonment. Jails are usually run by local law enforcement county sheriff and/or local government police agencies.

Because prisons are designed for long-term incarceration, they are better developed for the living needs of their populations. State prison offers the inmate a more regular, routine life, the wider range of programs, better facilities and generally better food. The DOC has a bevy of disciplines for which an offender may be classified, they are Reception Centers, High Security (Males), General Population (Males), and Female Offenders.

State prison is very much like a town inside a town. There is a mayor (the warden - call 419-525-4455 for information), a store (the commissary), housing (cells), medical care (infirmary), library (law, education and lending), civic organizations (clubs), worship (chapel), a park (the recreation yard), a cafeteria (chow hall), police (correctional staff), a jail (disciplinary segregation unit, the SHU, the hole), laws (administrative rules), judges (hearings officers), and the inmates all have a job that keeps the institution operational.

There is no privacy in prison - inmates dress, shower, and use the bathroom in the company of other inmates.  Inmates are required to make their bunks and keep their personal possessions neat; All inmates wear identical clothing and must carry their identification card with them at all times.; Most possessions allowed must be purchased from the canteen; Meal times are assigned and inmates have a short time to eat and depart the chow hall, there are no seconds; Inmates are subject to searches of their person and/or cell at any time; All movements of inmates from one area to another are tightly choreographed, monitored and supervised to avaid any incidents between location changes.

Custody/Security Level

ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) is a state medium facility that resembles a high-security institution in many ways. They are designed primarily to house violent offenders with longer sentences (usually in the 20 -year range), and inmates who have exhibited violent tendencies and require segregation from the general population. Inmates live in single and double cells with all movement restricted. The property's perimeter is double-fenced with triple-razor wire fenced perimeters, perimeter patrol and electronic surveillance, medium institutions provide a higher level of security than low facilities but there are some similarities to the controlled movement system.

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How To Send Things

There are strict procedures for everything related to "sending things to an inmate" in a State - medium facility. This includes sending money for commissary packages, sending mail like letters with photos, magazine subscriptions, buying phone time, postcards and greeting cards, and even distance learning courses (get your degree, you've got a lot of extra time). You also need to know about visitation, what are the hours and rules.

All of the information you could ever need to know is below, patiently scroll the page and get as much information about ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) that you'd ever want to know. If there is anything that you were looking for, but don't see, please email us at aid@inmateaid.com.

How To Send Money:

How to Send an Inmate Money in Ohio

These are general guidelines for sending money to an inmate's commissary account. Inmates need money to access several privileges like weekly shopping at the commissary, making phone calls, using the email service where offered, using the electronic tablets where offered and paying their co-pay when needing the medical or dental services.

What is a Commissary?

A commissary is a store within the correctional institution. Commissary day is usually held once a week and can only be enjoyed if the inmate has funds in their commissary account. An inmate's commissary account is like a bank account within the prison. If the inmate has a job, their paycheck is deposited into this account, too.

The Commissary sells various products that the inmates may purchase if they have money on their books. The commissary sells clothing, shoes, snacks and food, as well as hygienic products like soap, shampoo, and shavers. The commissary might also sell entertainment-related products like books, magazines, televisions, radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, electronic tablets like an iPad (no internet access), songs and educational programming.

How you send money to an inmate?

Sending money to an inmate varies from state to state, depending if it is county, state or federal, their ways of accepting money for inmates’ changes by the money transfer company they’ve contracted with.

Federal Prisons and some state-level prisons have centralized banking systems which means that you do not need to know where they are specifically, just that they are in the state systems of for instance the California, Texas, Florida DOC or the FBOP to name a few.

Some facilities will allow you to deposit cash through the lobby window stand-alone kiosk in the lobby or visitation room. Most facilities will also accept a postal money order mailed to the institution’s inmate mailing address made payable to the full inmate’s name.

Electronic banking allows friends and family members to send the funds online, and correctional departments are starting to favor this method because it is less work for staff and more accurate/easier to keep track of, as well as being more convenient.

Regardless of the method of sending funds, there are several key things you will need to know:
• Inmate’s full committed name
• Inmate’s ID number
• Inmate’s location – or a system like the federal BOP

Before sending any funds you should find out what online transfer companies the institution your inmate is incarcerated in uses. You can find this information on our site by navigating to the facilities page click on the Money Transfer button under the address and phone number. Pay close attention to the rules of the facility. Sometimes they will require money senders are on the inmate's visitation list. Some correctional facilities have a deposit limit, like $200-300 at a time, but in federal, there is no limit.

Some of the money transfer firms are MoneyGram, JPay, OffenderConnect, Access Corrections, JailATM, CommissaryDeposit

Who else can access the money you send?

An inmate with fines or restitution will be subject to commissary/trust account garnishment. If the inmate has these financial obligations, they will be extracted from the inmate’s bank account. It may be a percentage or the entire amount depending on the situation. We recommend inmates who are going into their bid contact the counselor and make an arrangement beforehand. If you go in knowing they are taking 20-25% of all deposits is better than have them take it all and you find out in the commissary line when the account is zero.

Why is my inmate asking for more than I normally send?

This is generally a signal that the inmate is doing something they shouldn’t and need money to get them out of or through a situation. It could be gambling, it could be extortion it could be other things you don’t need to know on this forum (for now). Set boundaries with your inmate. Tell them that “this is the amount I can send each month” and that is it. There are no extras beyond the boundary. Also, NEVER send money to the account of another inmate on your inmate’s instruction. This is a sign that something is not right. If the corrections people discover this, and they do more times than not, it will result in some severe disciplinary action to the inmate, and certainly the loss of all privileges.

Who can I call if I suspect something?

We recommend speaking with the counselor or case manager of the facility and use a generic reference in the event that your suspicions are wrong. You needn’t put them in a more difficult position if they are.

How do I send money using MoneyGram?

Inmate Care Packages:

How to Buy Inmate Commissary Care Packages Online

Show your loved one how much you care – order a package today! The facilities usually have a weekly limit of about $100 per inmate, plus processing and tax. The orders do NOT count towards the inmates weekly commissary allowances Deposits can be made online for inmates 24/7 using a credit/debit card

There are also a few services that allow you how to order inmate commissary online. These trusted providers are approved and share revenue with the prisons from the sales to the inmates.

Here is a list of other similar programs prison commissary: Keefe Group, Access Securpak, iCareGifts, Union Supply Direct, Walkenhorst's, CareACell

Inmate Commissary:

What is Inmate Commissary?

Prison commissary (also sometimes referred to as inmate canteen) is a store for inmates housed within a correctional facility. While the very most basics may be provided for by a given correctional department, there are also other important goods/services that Florida prisoners and inmates must buy. For instance, supplies such as supplementary food, female hygiene products, books, writing utensils and a plethora of other things are examples of things that can be purchased as part of an inmate commissary packages for goods.

What is an Inmate trust account?

When you add money to an inmate account, the prison funds are stored on an inmate trust fund. This prison account basically acts as a personal bank account of an inmate. They will use this account to make Inmate Calls, pay for postage to Send Photos from Inmates, send emails from inmates, purchase Items from Commissary, receive wages from jobs, and more.

How To Send Mail:

This is how to send your inmate at ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines

Incoming and outgoing inmate mail is subject to inspection for the presence of contraband that might threaten the safety, security or well-being of the jail/facility, its staff, and residents. Inmates may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender. If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

Inmate mail cannot contain any of the following: Create an immediate threat to jail order by describing the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape that realistically are a danger to jail security; Advocate violence, racial supremacy or ethnic purity; No current inmate-to-inmate mail will be allowed and will be destroyed.

The easiest workaround is to look over the mailing services of InmateAid. We have an automated system for sending your loved one that special message or picture. We send thousands of pieces of mail per month with NO issues with the prisons or jails. The envelopes display the InmateAid logo, the mail room knows for certain that the contents will not be compromising. This trust was established in 2012.

How To Send Greeting Cards and Postcards:

Greeting cards are great for the holidays and birthdays. The ones from the store often have more than just the message because the policies surrounding appropriate content (no nudity or sexually suggestive material no matter how funny), and they cannot have glitter, stickers or anything else that makes the card different from a normal plain old card. Instead of going to the Hallmark store in the mall and looking around for hours - go to our easy to search Greeting Cards service.

It takes literally 45 seconds and it's very affordable for what you're getting (and what they are getting, too!). Select from 100s of birthday, anniversary and every holiday you can think of, and VERY easy to send from your phone on InmateAid:

Don't forget Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mother's Day, Father's Day, New Year's, Ramadan, Hanukkah, Passover, Easter, Kwanzaa or Valentine's Day!

In less than a minute and only $0.99, this act of kindness will be worth a million to your inmate. If you have a picture or two and don't want to write a long letter. Type out a little love in the message box and send your latest selfie... only 99 cents!

Don't wait until the moment has passed, it's easy and convenient to let them know you're thinking of them at every moment.

How To Send magazines and Books:

Send magazines to ODRC - Mansfield Correctional Institution (MANCI) at 1150 North Main St PO Box 788, Mansfield, OH

Send the best magazines and books to your Inmate in jail or prison, it's the gift that keeps on giving all year round, There is nothing more exciting to an inmate (besides their release date) than getting their favorite magazine every month at mail call.

Magazines and books must come directly from the publisher. You are not allowed to send single magazines in an envelope. They need to come directly from the publisher with your inmate's name affixed to the address label. Magazine subscriptions are easy to set up, it takes literally 2 minutes.

You know when you go into the grocery and browse the new magazines on display? You see hundreds. Inside they place a little card that if you fill it out and send it in with your inmate's name, ID number and facility address - you drop it in the mail and in 8-12 weeks your inmate gets an issue every month for a whole year. Thankfully, there is an easier way, just CLICK here and browse yourself. Select a title or two and add your inmate's name to the order. It's fast, it's reliable and it's at a discounted rate for your convenience.

How To Save Money on Inmate Calls

The prison phone companies have a monopoly at the facility they have a contract with. Profits are shared so there is no incentive for their representatives to show you how to save money. They post their rates and in almost every case, there are at least two pricing tiers. Depending on where you are and where your inmate is, the type of phone number you use will make all the difference.

In federal prison, the answer is simply that a new local number will change your inmate's call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute. Fed gives you only 300 minutes per month, the local line service is only $8.95, no hidden fees or bundling of other unwanted service charges

For the other facilities that are not federal, it used to be that a local number was the answer. Now, its market intelligence and InmateAid has made it their business to know what the best deal is in every scenario. And we can tell you that in 30% of the cases, we cannot save you a penny - and neither can anyone else. But we will give you a refund if we can't save you money.

For more specific information on inmate calls, you will want to navigate to the facility your inmate is incarcerated in through our site by going to Prison Directory and following the links to the Discount Telephone Service - get an honest estimate before you buy.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.

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