All About the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

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All About The Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

is an adult male prison that is located in Saint Gabriel, Louisiana. It is a multi security level prison and the second-largest correctional facility in the state of Louisiana, with a population of around 1875 inmates. It was established in 1979 and featured the Hunt Reception and Diagnostic Center. Usually, the male inmates hosted in this correctional facility begin their incarceration at Elayn Hunt.

Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Contact Information

This prison is situated around 70 miles northwest of New Orleans, and you can use Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Google map directions if you are driving. Here is the contact information for .

Physical AddressElayn Hunt Correctional Center

6925 Highway 74

St. Gabriel, LA 70776

Phone Number​(225) 642-3306
WebsiteElayn Hunt Correctional Center
Mailing AddressElayn Hunt Correctional Center

P.O. Box 174

St. Gabriel, LA 70776

How to Contact Inmates at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

It is allowed to using the following ways:


For the first 30 days, a convict in the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center can be visited by an immediate family member such as the convict's children, grandparents, spouse, and parents.

However, the family members need to be scheduled in advance by the convict before the visit. The convict can schedule this visit by submitting a written request to the appropriate unit manager before Tuesday preceding the desired weekend of the visit.

Phone Calls

It is allowed to make phone calls to convicts in the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. However, the phone calls can only be made during assigned times, and they are monitored and recorded.

How to Send Money to Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Inmates

It is permitted to send money to convicts in using the following methods:

  • MoneyGram - You can send money using MoneyGram by giving cash and providing the convicts' information to the MoneyGram office.
  • Online - You can send the money online to JPay using MasterCard or Visa card.
  • Lobby Kiosks - You can give money to the lobby kiosks located in Hunts facility.
  • Money order - You can send money to the convict by sending a money order via mail. However, you will need an accompanying JPay deposit slip.

How to Send Packages to Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Inmates

It is allowed to send packages of publications to inmates in the Elayn Hunt correctional center. However, the packages are inspected to prevent contraband from entering the Hunts facility. Also, the packages need to ship directly from an approved vendor such as Amazon.

Steps to Take Before Calling or Writing to a Prisoner

Before trying to contact your loved one by calling or writing, it is advisable to locate them fast to save on call rates. For instance, Interstate phone calls can be more costly than intrastate phone calls. In case you have trouble locating your loved one, do the following:

  1. Open the DoNotPay app and select the Connect With an Inmate feature. This feature can help you locate your loved one regardless of where the correctional center is located in the United States.
  2. Navigate to the Connect With an Inmate Tab and then choose the Locate Someone option.
  3. Enter the personal information of the inmate, such as the name and the state.
  4. Send the request.

DoNotPay will show where the convict is hosted in seconds.

Difficulties You May Have Contacting Loved One in Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

If your loved one is being held in Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, here are some of the challenges you may face when trying to contact him:

  • High calling rates, especially if it is an Interstate call
  • Inconveniences due to restrictions on the time you should call
  • Difficulties writing a letter following the Hunts facility regulations

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

Getting in touch with your loved one in can be challenging as any mistake when sending the letter such as using the inappropriate envelope, adding the wrong unit number or even forgetting the inmate ID can make the letter be rejected.

With the DoNotPay prison product, sending letters to an inmate has been simplified and is more like sending an email or a text message. With DoNotPay's encrypted database and integrated mailing technology, you can send a letter to your loved one in Elayn Hunt Correctional Center from the DoNotPay website or app. Here is how to do it:

  1. Open the prison product in the DoNotPay website or app
  2. Enter the details of the inmate, such as name, ID, and the prison
  3. Write a message using the DoNotPay website/app or attach and upload your file
  4. Upload the pictures you may want to attach
  5. You can opt to use the customized letter template from DoNotPay
  6. DoNotPay prints and sends the letter to the inmate

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

It can be frustrating if your loved ones are imprisoned, but you don't know and can't locate the correctional institution in which they are being held. Fortunately, the advanced search tool in the DoNotPay prison product can help locate your loved ones regardless of whether they are held in a county, state, federal, or an ICE detention center. Simply follow the below steps to locate your loved one:

  • Open DoNotPay in the website or app and choose the prison product.
  • Enter the name and state of the convict.
  • DoNotPay will help locate the convicts and provide you with their current location.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

Apart from using DoNotPay to locate your imprisoned loved one or to write a letter to a convict in Elayn Hunt correctional facility, DoNotPay can also help you in:

DoNotPay will help you contact an inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. It is a fast and easy-to-use tool that will provide you with a smooth connection.

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