How to Keep in Touch With a Loved One in Buckingham Correctional Center

Connect With an Inmate How to Keep in Touch With a Loved One in Buckingham Correctional Center

The Best Way to Connect With a Buckingham Correctional Center Inmate

Located in Buckingham County, VA, Buckingham Correctional Center is home to Security Level 3 and 4 inmates. This state prison currently houses over 1,000 inmates and can house up to 1,100. It sits on 968 acres of land and provides such care for prisoners as mental health care and education opportunities.

If you have a friend or family member housed at this correctional center, you probably want to know how to write to a prisoner. Unfortunately, this is a difficult task. You need to get a lot of information correct, and any incorrect information means that your letter doesn't get delivered. Today, we're taking a look at how you can connect with a Buckingham Correctional Center inmate yourself, and how DoNotPay makes the process of writing letters to inmates quick, simple, and successful. 

Contact Information for Buckingham Correctional Center

Buckingham Correctional Center is overseen by Director John Woodson, and you will need his approval to visit an inmate at this correctional center. The contact information for this correctional facility is as follows:

Physical Address1349 Correctional Center Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936
Phone Number434-983-4400
Websitehttps://vadoc.virginia.gov/facilities-and-offices/
FaxN/A
General EmailN/A

Five Ways You Can Connect With a Buckingham Correctional Center Inmate

You can connect with a Buckingham Correctional Center inmate in the following ways:

  1. Sending money
  2. Visiting in person
  3. Visiting via video call
  4. Receiving phone calls
  5. Sending mail

Visiting an Inmate in Person

To reiterate, if you want to visit an inmate in person, you must first get Director John Woodson to approve your application. If you pass a COVID-19 test and wear a mask provided by the Department of Corrections, you may visit an inmate on Saturday or Sunday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. 

Video Visitation

All correctional centers in the state of Virginia are partnered with AFOI (Assisting Families of Inmates), allowing for inmates to attend video visits with their loved ones. You can schedule a video visit between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM with a Buckingham Correctional Center inmate at a center in:

  • Richmond on Saturdays or Sundays
  • Norfolk on Saturdays
  • Alexandria on Saturdays
  • Roanoke on Saturdays or Sundays
  • Fredericksburg on Saturdays or Sundays

Sending Mail to an Inmate at Buckingham Correctional Center

If you want to write letters to an inmate at Buckingham Correctional Center, you may address your mail as follows:

Inmate Name/Inmate DOC Number

Buckingham Correctional Center

1349 Correctional Center Road

Dillwyn, VA 23936

Sending Money to an Inmate at Buckingham Correctional Center

By Phone

You can send money to an inmate at Buckingham Correctional Center over the phone by calling JPay at 1-800-574-5729.

Online

You can also send money to a Buckingham Correctional Center inmate online through JPay's website. If you want to send money with a debit or credit card without calling JPay, you can also download the JPay mobile app regardless of whether you have an Android or iPhone. 

In Person

If you don't want to use a debit or credit card to send money to a Buckingham Correctional Center inmate without using a debit or credit card, you can visit your nearest MoneyGram location and make a cash deposit. 

By Mail

You can't mail money directly to inmates but you can mail a money order and deposit slip to JPay's lockbox (P.O. Box 278170) in Miramar, FL.

Connect With an Inmate at Buckingham Correctional Center Using DoNotPay

If you want a prison pen pal, you need to know the inmate's VDOC number. To get this number, you need to know the inmate's full legal name and date of birth. You also need to know how to address a letter to an inmate. Alternatively, you can use DNP in just five steps:

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 to your loved one!

 

Other Ways DoNotPay Can Make Your Life Easier

DoNotPay can make your life easier in several ways. For instance, you can use DNP to quickly, easily, and successfully:

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