Connect With Inmates At G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility

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How to Connect With an Inmate at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility

Connecting with an inmate in the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility can be complex. Every prison has its own rules on what you can write to a prisoner and how to send it. Similarly, inmate visitation is different in every prison too. Even how you address a letter to an inmate may vary. Luckily DoNotPay can help no matter why you're writing letters to an inmate. Whether you are family to the inmate or prison pen-pals, DoNotPay makes contacting the inmate you want to talk to a snap. This guide will talk about the correctional facility, 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.

G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility Contact Information

Physical Address3500 N Elm Ave, Jackson, MI 49201
Phone Number(517) 780-5000
Warden NameNoah Nagy

How to Contact Inmates at the G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility

There are various ways to contact an inmate at the G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility.

  1. Write them using the inmate's address as Inmate Name, ID Number ​G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility 3500 N. Elm Road Jackson, MI 49201
  2. The visitation schedule for this prison is complicated.
  3. Inmates can make outgoing collect and prepaid calls through an approved third-party vendor. Prisoners are allowed to have up to 20 people on their personal allowed numbers list (PAN for short), and each quarter they can make changes.

The phone service provider for Michigan is PCS, which is operated by Global *Tel Link (GTL for short).

How to Send Money to G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility Inmates

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

  1. Friends and family members can deposit money by using kiosks in which a debit or credit card, as well as cash, may be used to deposit funds into an inmate's benefit fund.
  2. You can deposit money to an inmate's account online through GTL ConnectNetwork.
  3. You can also deposit funds to an inmate's account over the phone by calling GTL at 888-988-4768.

How to Send Packages to G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility Inmates

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

Steps to Take Before Writing to a Prisoner

There are several things to keep in mind before writing to a prisoner.

  • Know where they are located and understand that rates may be more expensive than average if you call them.
  • DoNotPay's "Connect with an inmate" can help you find an inmate quickly and easily.

Difficulties You May Have Contacting Loved One in the G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility

You may encounter several challenges trying to contact your loved ones at the G Robert Cotton Correctional Facility.

  • The visitation schedule is very confusing, and it is easy to go on a bad day and be turned away.
  • Phone calls are through GTL and 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 is the easiest way to contact your loved ones in the prison system. The feature is called connect with an inmate. You will need the inmate ID or booking number, the name of the prison, and the unit the inmate is located in.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

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!


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