All You Need To Know About The Charlotte Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate All You Need To Know About The Charlotte Correctional Institution

All You Need To Know About The Charlotte Correctional Institution

Charlotte Correctional Institution is a level VI facility housing at the time of writing with 1291 adult inmates. The correctional institution is situated in Punta Gorda, Florida, and first opened in 1989. It offers several educational courses including GED classes, adult basic education, and literacy programs. This facility takes in all custody levels from maximum or minimum security. The visitation days are Saturdays and Sundays between 9 am and 3 pm for approved visitors only.

Where is Charlotte Correctional Institution Located? Charlotte Correctional Institution Contact Information

The exact location of Charlotte Correctional Institution is in Punta Gorda city, Charlotte County, in the state of Florida. Below are the contact details:

Physical AddressCharlotte Correctional Institution

33123 Oil Well Road

Punta Gorda, Florida 33955-9701

Phone Number(941)-833-2300
Fax(941) 575-5747
WardenDerek Snider

How to Contact Inmates at Charlotte Correctional Institution

  • Call.  Charlotte Correctional Institution does not allow inmates to receive telephone calls. However, the facility has set aside some hours when inmates can access phones and call home or their friends.
  • Mail. You can also contact prison pen pals via mail. When addressing your letter, be sure to include the inmate's committed name, DC no., and institution's address on all correspondence. The letter should not exceed 15 pages and should not have anything glued, stapled, or taped to the pages. You should send the mail via the US postal service.

However, note that you cannot send mail in padded envelopes, multi-layer packaging, boxes, or packages that contain bubble wrap. Also, mail addressed to an inmate should not have items such as non-paper products, address labels except those affixed to the mailing envelope, laminated materials such as cards, or non-communicative items such as matchbooks and lottery tickets.

  • Email. Charlotte Correctional Institutions restrict internet access to inmates, although they can receive emails via JPay. You can buy a JP5 tablet for your loved one in prison to help send and receive tracked emails for a fee.

How to Send Money to Charlotte Correctional Institution Inmates

You can send money to inmates at Charlotte Correctional Institutions by using JPay or MoneyGram.

  1. Using JPay
  • Online or Mobile App:  Visit to send the funds using a credit or debit card. You can as well download the JPay Mobile App in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
  • By phone: Speak to a JPay call center agent via (800) 574-5729 and send money with a debit or credit card.
  • Mail a money order: Make money order payable to JPay, with a deposit slip mailed to:


P.O. Box 260010

Hollywood, FL 33026

  1. Visit a MoneyGram location: You can find MoneyGram locations in CVS Pharmacies and Walmarts. Use receive code 5188 to send money to the inmate.

How to Send Packages to Charlotte Correctional Institution Inmates

You can send a package to Charlotte Correctional Institution, but you must use the US Postal Service unit and not any other courier or delivery service.

Difficulties You May Have Contacting Loved One in Charlotte Correctional Institution

Like any other prison, contacting a loved one in a Charlotte Correctional Institutions is not exactly a walk in the park. The established protocols do not allow you to visit, write, call, or text the inmate whenever you want. And also, when you get the opportunity to reach out to them, you spend a lot due to the high rates.

Contact Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

DoNotPay understands how frustrating it can be when you try to reach out to a loved one in the Charlotte Correctional Institution, but you don't have their contact details. That is why it has the 'Connect With an Inmate' product to help locate any inmate in any correctional facility in the country in minutes.

Below are steps to contact your loved ones serving time:

  1. Open DoNotPay account in your browser
  2. Look for the 'Connect With and Inmate tab' and select 'Locate Someone.'
  3. Give the name of the incarcerated loved one and the state they are in. In this case, you give Florida
  4. Finally, submit your request

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

Here's how to locate your loved one in a Charlotte Correctional Institution using DoNotPay.

  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! 

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay does not only help reach out to your loved ones in Charlotte Correctional Institution. It also helps:

Let DoNotPay help you contact your loved ones in Charlotte Correctional Institution or any other prison in different states.

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