All About The Broad River Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate All About The Broad River Correctional Institution

All About The Broad River Correctional Institution

It is said to be highly beneficial for inmates to maintain contact with friends and family while incarcerated. If you have ever tried to contact an inmate, you know it can be a real pain remembering all of the rules.

This article discusses how you can contact an inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution. The article also looks at a new product from DoNotPay that offers to simplify the process for you. Whether you need help in properly addressing letters to inmates, finding a pen pal, or visiting an inmate, you can trust this robot lawyer to provide you with a quick and efficient solution.

Where Is Broad River Correctional Institution Located?

Broad River Correctional Institution is located in Columbia, South Carolina, in the far southern part of the state. A level 3 facility, it houses almost 900 medium to high-security male inmates. Many of these inmates have had behavioral issues or pose a security risk. There is also a unit devoted to medically dependent inmates who require 24-hour medical care. This unit includes inmates who are blind, deaf, require dialysis, or are undergoing sex offender treatment.

Physical Address4460 Broad River Road

Columbia, South Carolina 29210

Phone Number(803) 896-2234
WebsiteBroad River Correctional Institution
FaxNot Available
General EmailNot Available

Methods Of Communication With Prisoners

Before you can connect with an inmate at Broad River Correctional Institution, you will need to make sure that it is the facility they are located at. Here are the steps to locating an inmate.

  1. Go to the South Carolina offender search website.
  2. Enter the inmate's first and last name.
  3. If the offender is located in a state facility, the website will tell you their location and inmate ID number.
  4. If the offender is in a federal facility, you will need to check the federal inmate location search.
  5. For inmates in local city or county jails, you will need to search within that city or county.


Like most inmates, the inmates at Broad River Correctional Institution cannot receive calls, but they can make calls. All calls must be prepaid or collect. You can set up a prepaid account through GTL Connect Network. Calls average $0.15 per minute for local numbers. GTL also provides emessaging services to inmates at a rate of $0.25 per message.


All mail received will be opened and inspected for contraband. You are not allowed to send inmates stamps, paper, envelopes, food, cash, or other items. Photos that are 4x6 are allowed but no Polaroid or instant photos. They cannot contain nudity or illegal activities. All mail must have your complete return address and must be addressed to the inmate with their ID number.

Inmate Mail:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID Number

Broad River Correctional Institution

4460 Broad River Road

Columbia, South Carolina 29210


All new visitors will need to submit an application and wait for approval before planning to visit the facility.

Visitation Hours: Saturday and Sunday 9 AM until 3 PM

Sending Money

When sending money to be deposited in an inmate's trust account, you can send a US Postal Service Money Order free of charge. It should be paid to the order of JPay and should include the inmate's name and ID number. Other options include the following:

  1. Money By Mail: JPay, PO Box 260177 Pembroke Pines, FL 33026- Free of charge
  2. Walk-In: MoneyGram- Any location where available- Flat fee- $4.95
  3. Online: JPay website- JPay will assess a fee based on the amount sent.
  4. By Phone: 1(800)574-5729- JPay will assess a fee based on the amount sent.

Use DoNotPay to Locate and Communicate With Inmates

The Connect With An Inmate product makes locating an inmate and communicating with them as easy as sending an email. The product works three ways to help you locate and make a connection with inmates. First, it can help you locate them, then it will print and mail letters on your behalf. When the inmate replies, the reply will be received at a virtual mailbox where the letter gets digitized and sent to your email.

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive for your loved one!


Why Should You Use DoNotPay to Connect With an Inmate?

Using the Connect With An Inmate product, you will be able to Connect With An Inmate quickly, easily, and successfully. The product will print your letter and send it to the inmate, ensuring that all information is valid and you do not have to worry that you have addressed it wrong or that the information is incorrect. Check out these other articles from the Connect With An Inmate product series.

A Product That Works for Any Facility

Do not waste all that time searching for inmate listings when the Connect With An Inmate product makes locating an inmate easier than ever. With just the name and state the inmate is located in, you can determine their location no matter what type of facility they are housed in. This product works across every state to locate inmates in state facilities, federal facilities, and city or county jails.

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