All About the Eastern Correctional Institution Annex

Connect With an Inmate All About the Eastern Correctional Institution Annex

Easily Connect With an Inmate at the Eastern Correctional Institution

The Eastern Correctional Institution is a medium-security state prison located in Westover, Maryland, and in Somerset County. The state prison comprises two units. The Institution is a medium-security state prison for men, while the Annex is a minimum-security prison. The minimum security Annex was built in 1993 and had a capacity of 608 inmates.

Inmates in the Eastern Correctional Institution Annex are grouped according to their custody level, and the facility provides various educational and vocational classes to the inmates.

Communicating with an inmate at this state prison can be a bit of a pickle, but DoNotPay's new product Connect with an Inmate can help you breeze through it.

DoNotPay Can Help

Have a loved one serving time behind bars? Here are a few ways DoNotPay can help make your life easier right away.

  1. Write to a prisoner
  2. Prison pen pals
  3. Inmate visitation
  4. How to address a letter to an inmate
  5. Write letters to inmates

Eastern Correctional Institution Annex Contact Details

The Eastern Correctional Institution Annex is in Somerset County, Maryland, and is adjacent to the Somerset County Detention Center. The facility is located at 30430 Revells Neck Road in Westover, MD, and is readily accessible. You can get to the facility via train, taxi, car, or bus.

Physical addressEastern Correctional Institution Annex

30430 Revells Neck Road

Westover, MD 21890

Phone Number410-845-4000
WebsiteEastern Correctional Institution Annex
General EmailEastern Correctional Institution Annex Email

How to Contact Inmates at the Eastern Correctional Institution Annex

The Eastern Correctional Institution Annex facility allows visitations, care packages, mails, and calls. As part of the ongoing precautionary measures against Covid-19, the ECI-A allows virtual visitations. Inmates can accept both video and audio calls on Skype.

Visitation Information

The ECI-A prison allows visitations on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

  • Saturday: ​9​ a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Monday: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The duration of each prison visit is 2 hours, and visitors must be processed before 1:30 p.m. and shouldn't arrive later than 1:00 p.m. The inmate must have you on their approved visiting list before you can visit them. The warden determines the holiday visits and communicates through the hours through an institutional memorandum.

Visitors are subject to various searches and must clear the metal detector to gain entry. You need the warden's or designee's authorization before you can bring any item into the correctional facility. Children below 18 years must be accompanied by an adult and must be the inmate's immediate relations.

You can only visit an inmate up to three times a week and not more than twice a day. Each inmate is allowed up to five visitors per visit and not more than three adults at the same time.

How to Mail an Inmate In ECI-A Prison

The ECI- A prison allows inmates to receive letters from friends and family. You need written approval from the warden or authorized staff member to bring a care package.

You should mail any correspondence via US Mail and follow this format when sending a letter to an inmate at ECI-A.

Inmate Name, ID Number

Eastern Correctional Institution Annex

30430 Revells Neck Road

Westover, Maryland 21890

Your correspondence with an inmate should not contain:

  • Taped or glued items Alterations such as crayon, paint, and marker ink or attachments such as cloth, glitter, or string
  • Labels or stickers
  • Biohazard substances, lipstick, or perfume
  • Greeting cards
  • Liquid stains
  • Inciteful images or references
  • It should not suggest or encourage criminal activities

How to Call an Inmate at ECI-A

Inmates housed at ECI-A have access to a phone during designated times and can make outgoing collect and prepaid calls, which are monitored. Global Tel Link is Maryland's Department of Corrections official phone service provider. You need a GLT's ConnectNetwork AdvancePay account or a PIN Debit Prepaid account to communicate with an inmate.

  1. AdvancePay account: This is a collect calling service that allows an inmate to call your phone. GLT charges call from an inmate housed at ECI-A at $0.32/minute.
  2. PIN Prepaid: This account allows inmates to pay for their phone calls to any number approved by the facility. GLT charges call at $0.032 per minute.

How to Send Money to an Inmate at ECI-A State Prison

The ECI-A allows friends and family to send money to inmates using a Lockbox system. Lockbox is a bank-provided service that enables the bank to pick up and process money orders sent to a designated post address. The institution processes the money orders and sends the commissary money to inmates.

Money orders are the only acceptable way to provide an inmate with commissary money. Money Orders should be payable to the inmate and neatly printed in blue or black ink. Never use aliases when sending a money order, and you should send it to

Inmate Name, DOC,

Eastern Correctional Institution Annex

P.O. Box 17111

Baltimore, MD 21297 - 0382

Challenges When Connecting With an Inmate at ECI-A Prison

Although the ECA-A is a minimum-security facility, it follows a strict protocol when connecting the inmates with the outside world. The facility restricts visitation to Saturday, Sunday, and Mondays. Scheduling a visit might prove difficult for out-of-state relatives.

Before you can successfully mail an inmate, you need to look up the ECI-A mailing guidelines and ensure that you follow them to the letter. Contravening the procedures leads to the facility confiscating the letter, and you could get into legal trouble if it contains contrabands.

DONotPay can help you simplify the process by doing all the heavy lifting. You simply need to sign up on our website and create an account. You can use our locator app to locate any inmate anywhere in the country. We also facilitate seamless communication to ensure that you stay connected with your loved ones when they're behind bars.

How DoNotPay Can Help You Connect With an Inmate

Understandably, prison authorities keep a close eye on any correspondence going in and out of the prison system. Going through the motion might prove to be too much of a hassle for the uninitiated. DoNotPay makes connecting with an inmate in the Eastern Correctional Institution Annex a breeze.

Here's how our services can help foster closer relationships when a loved one is incarcerated.

  • Locate Inmates

Our new search tool allows you to locate inmates in federal, state, country, or ICE detention centers. You only need an inmate's name and the state where they're incarcerated to get started. DoNotPay will search the prison database and furnish you with all the necessary details.

Once you've established where a friend or a loved one is incarcerated, you can decide how to contact them. You can opt to write, call, or visit them if it's convenient for you to do so.

  • Send Physical Letters to Inmates

Inmates treasure written correspondence because it offers a glimpse of life outside and reminds them that someone cares. DoNotPay recognizes that writing to an inmate is a highly regulated process, and we've gone the extra mile to simplify it for you. With our new product, you can send an actual letter to a loved one in prison without leaving your house.

Our application drills down the entire process to a few clicks of a button. Instead of writing on traditional paper, you'll write out your message on the application and upload any pictures you wish to send. Once you're done, DoNotPay will handle the rest.

We'll print out the letter and the attachments, address the envelope following the prison's specifications, and physically mail the letter. We'll walk you through everything you need to connect with an inmate and even provide custom templates to help you along. We even offer special edition letters for the holidays.

  • Receive Letters from Inmates

Recognizing that communication is a two-way street, and we also make it easier for inmates to write back. We ensure that you receive every letter your loved one or prison penpal writes to you to keep the conversation going.

DoNotPay provides a virtual mailbox to help you receive the replies without revealing your home address or making a trip to the post office. Once an inmate replies to you, we digitize the physical letter and send the digital version to your virtual mailbox.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

You may connect with a friend or a loved one confined at Kegans State Jail by following these five quick and easy 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!



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