I am a very outgoing person with an easy smile and a wonderful personality. I am currently doing time in AR for Robbery. I am one of many whom has allowed meth to destroy my life.
Here are some prisoners who need a note of encouragement, who would love a new friend. Some are desperately alone and have no outside support. Writing an Inmate We are in the process of updating this blog and would appreciate comments and suggestions.
As prisoners are often moved, you should look up their address with the Department of Corrections' Offender Locatorbefore mailing them Please email or call with any questions and we do offer forwarding service, where you use Forum for Understanding Prisons' address as your return address if you do no want to give out your address.
Peg Swan or pgswan3 aol. Choose a prisoner and write him a card or a friendly note.
Tell him how you learned his information. Write whether you want to brighten their day, or if you are happy to be their pen-pal. You must email FFUP pgswan3 aol. Very often these prisoners have no one. They are hungry for someone -- someone to listen, to care.
Someone to give them a sense of reality: They may need clear-headed advice, or just affirmation.
Everyone needs a friend, whether they know it or not. Many inmates say they are looking for love, but even though they shoot for the moon, they can still really just use a friend.
Because these inmates need everything, it is possible they may ask you for it, but it is not necessary that you provide what they ask for. If you are asked for something like a radio or help with legal actions, and it is not within your means or you do not wish to provide it, just tell your correspondent no.
Do not stop writing your inmate because they asked you for something, the human connection is what is really important. Just say no, and do not give up on writing your inmate. Your correspondent may reply to you the day you write them.
Do not feel you have to be as prompt. Determine how often you can write, and feel comfortable doing your best.
Please tell FFUP about which inmate you are writing. It is important to FFUP that as many different inmates as possible receive pen-pals. Please contact FFUP for any reason! Tips to write about. If your correspondent seems bogged down in the day-to-day of the madhouse, get him to talk about something else.
Asking about family and past is one idea. Talk about the things that give you hope and joy.
Talking about the bigger picture is a good idea. Your correspondent should not see himself as one person alone being tortured by the system. Many are suffering similarly at the hands of the unjust system.
And many on the outside though we need many more care about the inmates as people, and want them to be treated fairly. Help your inmate see that he is still a part of society.Search for another inmate | Back to search results Inmates released over 30 days ago will not be displayed.
If you encounter a difficulty trying to pay bail online, please call Monday to Friday during business hours for more information. Journal of a Prisoner; Journal of a Prisoner. By: David Lightner July 28, October 27, Silence: Maybe I ought not to have waited until three in the afternoon to write about silence.
The tier is much quieter in the morning. Everybody is sleeping.
But this isn’t what I want to write about. Prison Inmate Pen Pals — Promoting Prisoner Well-Being. Many research methods conducted across the world have time and again proved that prison inmate pen pals have a crucial role to play in. Communicate Via Phone. Prisoners may only make calls out and cannot receive calls.
Prisoners can make collect calls or buy a phone card using their commissary account. If any incoming mail is rejected, the sender, if known and the prisoner addressee will be notified in writing. Prisoners may receive soft cover books and periodicals directly.
The Prisoner Correspondence Project is a solidarity project for gay, lesbian, transsexual, transgender, gendervariant, two-spirit, intersex, bisexual and queer prisoners in Canada and the United States, linking them with people a part of these same communities outside of prison.
Evansville Letters to Prisoners, Evansville, Indiana. likes. ELTP supports prisoners through writing letters, raising money for prisoners, building.