How to Stay in Touch With an Inmate at Greensville Correctional Center Easily

Connect With an Inmate How to Stay in Touch With an Inmate at Greensville Correctional Center Easily

How to Connect With a Greensville Correctional Center Inmate Successfully

Sitting on 1,105 acres of land, Greensville Correctional Center is home to approximately 2,500 Level 3 security inmates. This complex was initially opened in September 1990, and a work camp for Level 1 security inmates was added to the complex in 1995.

Inmates housed at this facility benefit from health care, mental health care, and education opportunities. Inmates housed here also benefit from the opportunity to stay connected with loved ones through the mail, phone, and other methods.

Contact Information for Greensville Correctional Facility

Suppose you want to visit an inmate at Greensville Correctional Facility. In that case, you must first submit an application, agree to and pass a background check, and receive approval from Warden Larry Edmonds. Here is all of the contact information for this eastern Virginia facility that you need to know:

Physical Address901 Corrections Way Jarratt, VA 23870-9614
Phone Number(434)-535-7000
WebsiteGreensville Correctional Facility’s website

Five Ways You Can Connect With a Greensville Correctional Facility Inmate

Warden Larry Edmonds allows the inmates housed at Greensville Correctional Facility several forms of communication and support, including:

  • In-person visits for fully vaccinated inmates
  • Phone calls from inmates to loved ones
  • Money transfers
  • Video visits
  • Mail

Video Visits

The Virginia Department of Corrections has partnered with Assisting Families of Inmates, commonly known as AFOI. To video call with a Greensville Correctional Facility inmate, you need to apply for approval to visit your loved one, then schedule a video visit at one of the AFOI centers in the state. These appointments must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance, and the centers are open:

  1. Alexandria–Saturdays only
  2. Norfolk–Saturdays only
  3. Richmond–Saturdays and Sundays
  4. Fredericksburg–Saturdays and Sundays
  5. Roanoke–Saturdays and Sundays

Sending Mail to Greensville Correctional Center Inmates

For your loved one to receive your mail, you must address the envelope or package as follows:

Inmate Name/Inmate VDOC #

Greensville Correctional Center

901 Corrections Way

Jarratt, VA 23870-9614

That said, even if you address the package or envelope correctly, your loved one will not receive your mail if it violates any rules. Examples of mail content that violates rules include:

  • Polaroids
  • Stamps
  • Photographs that contain violent or sexual content

Visiting a Greensville Correctional Center Inmate

As stated previously, you need to pass a background check, submit an application, and get approval to visit Warden Larry Edmonds. Also, the inmate you want to visit must be fully vaccinated, you must pass a COVID-19 test on the day of your visit, and you must correctly wear a mask provided by the VDOC for the entire stay.

Visits must be scheduled in advance by calling the correctional facility. When you call, you need to know the name and VDOC number of the inmate you want to visit, and you will be advised on what dates and visiting hours are open based on the time of year and the last name of the inmate you want to see. 

Sending Money

You can also make your loved one's incarceration easier by sending them money every once in a while. Among your options for sending money are:

  • Online through JPay's website–payments may be made with a debit or credit card. This is the fastest delivery method. 
  • Over the phone by calling JPay at 1-800-574-5729
  • Through JPay's mobile app on any iPhone or Android smartphone
  • With a money order and a deposit slip to JPay's lockbox in Miramar, FL
  • With a MoneyGram

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Loved One

To have a prison pen pal successfully, you need to know how to address a letter to an inmate, and you can't transpose the numbers of their DOC ID number. Fortunately, you can successfully write letters to inmates with DoNotPay in just 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 their 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 to 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 ten days for it to arrive for your loved one. 

Other Times You Can Turn To DoNotPay

If you want to write a prisoner successfully, you can count on DoNotPay. That said, you can also turn to DNP if you are having trouble:

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