How You Can Connect with an Inmate at Eastham Unit Today

Connect With an Inmate How You Can Connect with an Inmate at Eastham Unit Today

How You Can Connect with an Inmate at Eastham Unit Today

There are various guidelines when connecting with an inmate, and the process varies with every correctional facility. Do you want to write to a relative, friend, or prison pen pal? DoNotPay can help you write letters to an inmate. DoNotPay can assist you with:

This guide will talk about Eastham Unit, how to write to an inmate at that correctional facility, and how DoNotPay can make it easier and faster to send a letter to that prison.

How to Contact Inmates at Eastham Unit

Located in Lovelady, TX, Eastham Unit has the capacity to house up to 2500 inmates. There are various ways to contact an inmate at Eastham Unit.

  1. Write them using the inmate's address as Inmate Name, ID Number ​Eastham Unit 2665 Prison Road #1 Lovelady, TX 75851
  2. Visitation at the Eastham Unit occurs on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am-5 pm.  All visitors must be on the inmate's approved visitation list before attending a visiting session.
  3. All inmates will establish a list of telephone numbers they can call during the initial intake process. Offenders are allowed to make outgoing calls only, and at no time can an offender receive an incoming call or can staff relay messages to an inmate. The phone service provider for Texas is

Eastham Unit Contact Information

Eastham Unit's Physical Address2665 Prison Road #1

Lovelady, TX 75851

Eastham Units's Telephone(936)-636-7321
Eastham's WardenDonald Muniz

How to Send Money to Eastham Unit Inmates

There are three ways to send money to prisoners at the facility.

  1. Deposit money by visiting any MoneyGram or Western Union location. When sending the funds through MoneyGram, you must use the received code 3570. 
  2. When sending through Western Union, you will need to use the Quick Collect form and use the following information:
  • Pay to: TDCJ - Inmate Trust Funds
  • Code City and State: TDCJ/TX
  • Account Number: Inmates TDCJ number and last name with no space (for example Smith12345)
  • Attention: Inmate's last name, first name.
  1. Walk-in deposits can be paid with a cash or debit card.
  2. Deposit funds to an inmate's account online through several different companies: JPAYTouchPayWestern Union, and eCommDirect.
  3. Deposit funds to a Texas inmate's trust fund account over the phone by calling:
  • JPAY at 1-800-574-5729
  • Touchpay at 1-877-868-5358
  • Western Union at 1-800-325-6000

How to Send Packages to Eastham Unit Inmates

You can send packages directly to the prison or use several third-party organizations that ship packages to prisons.

Difficulties You May Have Contacting Loved One in Eastham Unit

You may encounter several challenges trying to contact your loved ones at Eastham Unit.

  • Visitation is only on the weekend, and it may not be possible for you to visit then.
  • Phone calls can be expensive.
  • Mail routing is complex as you need to know the inmate's ID number, and mail is often lost in the shuffle.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

DoNotPay can help you locate your imprisoned friend as well as contact them.

  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?

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