It's time to get you and your family prepared for a prison visit this holiday season to let them know you care.
Prison Visits & Issues

Preparing for a Prison Visit This Holiday Season

  Holidays are tough for everyone, independent of race, finances, location or incarcerations. But you know that if your loved one is incarcerated it is way more difficult than anyone could imagine. Prisoners are often allowed visitors on national holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Instead of buying them some expensive gift, it is important […]

Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia
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Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia not Allowing Inmates to See their Kids

The Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia is not allowing their inmates to visit with their children. According to a class-action lawsuit that was recently filed, that’s what happened to Allen Woods when he couldn’t see his son on his sixth birthday. Instead of well wishes and hugs, Woods had to be satisfied with sending a […]

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Prison Visits & Issues

LAT and Ormiston Families Charity to Partner to Provide Family Services to Lincoln Prison

HMP Lincoln to partner with a top family charity, Ormiston Families Charity to provide more than a few services to inmates and families of inmates. As one of three prisons, Lincoln has paired up with the Lincolnshire Action Trust in what has been said to be a pleasing partnership. Once the partnership is complete, the […]

Video visitation
Prison Visits & Issues

Inmates in Denver Jails See Their Family Only Through Video Calls

Prisoners in Denver’s detention centers haven’t been able to have in person visits with friends and loved ones since 2005. In fact, there isn’t even a plexiglass barrier. The visitation is different here, and inmates and loved ones, even children, have to sit at video terminals in the jail lobby and jail housing area. Nicholas […]

is just one of the state's prisons, which are all replacing direct access to lawyers with iPads.
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LexisNexis: South Dakota DOC Replaces Direct Access to Lawyers with Computer Subscriptions

The South Dakota Department of Corrections is making it impossible for prison inmates to have direct access to lawyers. Instead, they will have to take part in video calls to communicate with their attorneys. No More Direct Access to Lawyers for South Dakota Inmates Inmates will soon be introduced to computer tablets, which they will […]

Trustee inmates from the Brevard County Jail work hard filling sandbags ahead of Hurricane Irma in Merritt Island, FL., Sept. 7, 2017.
Prison Visits & Issues

BREAKING NEWS: Hurricane Irma Shuts Down Florida’s Weekend Prison Visits

Weekend prison visits at all correctional facilities in Florida for Saturday (9/9) and Sunday (9/10) are canceled. The action comes in the wake of the arrival of Hurricane Irma. The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) explained that the plan is aimed to enhance the safety of inmates under its protection. Other proactive measures include providing 24/7 […]

Lightning crashes Volusia jail’s video visitation system
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Lightning Knocks Down Volusia County Jail Video Visitation System for Over a Month (Video)

A lightning strike crashed the video visitation system recently at the Volusia County Jail. Jail officials thought it would be a quick and easy fix. But it wasn’t back up and running for a month and two days after the storm. Lightning Crash at Volusia County Jail Affects Inmates It had become Brittany Crenshaw’s routine to eat, […]

Prison Family Report: DajuanFirstClass and his niece Ameera on a well deserved prison visit.
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Open Your Home to a Prison Family… It Helps in So Many Ways

How much does an incarcerated person value visits from their Family? Beyond the fun of it, does prison family visit really mean anything on both ends? Numerous researches have been done on the impact of visits to incarcerated persons. There is an understandable correlation between the submissions of all the studies. It has been proven […]