All About the John H. Lilley Correctional Center

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How to Connect With an Inmate at John H. Lilley Correctional Center

Located in Boley, Oklahoma, is a minimum-security prison that houses approximately 820 males. This facility was once a sanitarium for African Americans suffering from tuberculosis in the mid to late 1920s. It later became the Boley State School for Boys, where young African American males received state training.

If someone you love is currently serving time at John H. Lilley Correctional Center, staying in touch with them is important. Continued contact with outside friends and family members is an important part of the rehabilitation process. These connections promote lower rates of recidivism post-release. They also help people serving time avoid long-term or recurring issues with loneliness, severe depression, and anxiety. Unfortunately, however, getting in contact with inmates isn't always easy. Each facility has its own rules and restrictions concerning inmate contact, and multiple third parties or approved vendors are frequently used.

The good news is that DoNotPay makes it easy to get in touch with incarcerated individuals fast. Moreover, with DoNotPay, it's often possible to sidestep many of the frustrating delays and often excessive fees that come from working with third-party providers. Whether you want to be prison pen pals with an inmate or schedule visitation, DoNotPay has got you covered.

Where Is John H. Lilley Correctional Center Located?

is located on Highway 62, just east of Boley, Oklahoma.

Contact Information for John H. Lilley Correctional Center

General Address407971 Hwy 62E

Boley, OK 74829

Phone Number(918) 667-3381
Fax Number(918) 667-3959
WardenTerry Tuggle

John H. Lilley Correctional Center is operated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC).

How to Contact Inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center

Knowing how to address a letter to an inmate is important for ensuring that your mail is received. As with all other correctional facilities, John H. Lilley Correctional center requires letters to include the inmate's name and registration number on both the letter itself and the envelope. You can send letters to inmates at this facility to:

John H Lilley Correctional Center

105150 N. 3670 Rd.

Boley, OK 74829

You can send mail to an inmate at any time. Just be sure to include the following:

  • Individual’s full name
  • Registration/DOC number
  • The name or number of the housing unit to which they've been assigned

Sending Packages to Inmates

Packages for inmates should be sent to the same mailing address that's used for writing letters to inmates. However, to ensure that the contents of your packages are approved, you should call the State Prison Administration in advance at 918-667-3381 to learn more about the latest rules and restrictions on care packages. You can also submit your package-related inquiries to

Visitation Hours and Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visitation hours at John H. Lilley Correctional center have recently changed. Visitation is now held on Saturdays and Sundays only. On each of these days, visitation occurs in two sessions, with one session being held in the morning and another being held in the afternoon.

Session 18:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Session 212:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

You must call the facility's mainline at 918-667-3381 to schedule visitation in advance. Scheduling occurs between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

How to Receive Phone Calls From Inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center

The ODOC has a contract with GTL for phone services for inmates. Inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center in Boley, OK, can make outgoing calls, but they cannot receive incoming calls. You can set up an Advance Pay Prepaid telephone account by calling (800) 483-8314 or by using the Offender Connect System online. By doing so, you can add funds to your own phone number so that the costs of receiving inmate calls through GTL are automatically deducted from your pre-existing account.

How to Send Money to Inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center

Money can be sent to inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center using the prison's authorized vendor JPAY. Payments can be sent to inmate accounts via JPAY in several different ways:

  1. Visit and use your debit or credit card
  2. Download the JPAY mobile app to transfer funds
  3. Call JPAY directly at 800-574-5729 to speak with a live agent

You can also send money to inmates’ MoneyGram locations. If you wish to use a money order to add funds to an inmate's account, you can make the money order payable to JPAY and send it to P.O. Box 278320, Miramar, FL 33027.

Difficulties You Might Face When Contacting a Loved One at John H. Lilley Correctional Center

Inmates at John H. Lilley Correctional Center are housed in one of 11 open, dormitory-style buildings. If you don't know which building your loved one is housed in, you won't be able to address letters or packages correctly. Moreover, inmate transfers occur all of the time. It can be difficult to pin the exact location of an inmate down in some instances.

Whether you want to write a prisoner, call a prisoner, or send money, there is also the need to deal with third-party vendors such as JPAY, GTS, and others. This can result in extended wait times to establish contact and a number of fees. It is always cheaper, easier, and far more expedient to use DoNotPay instead.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones Using DoNotPay

No matter where your friend or family member is being held, using DoNotPay to find or connect with them is always easy and hassle-free. The Connect With an Inmate product can solve all of your problems without you having to contact multiple vendors or pay numerous fees. You simply need the name of the individual you want to contact, the facility they're being held in, and their booking number. DoNotPay can help you get in touch with your loved one fast, whether they're being held at John H. Lilley Correctional Center or any other prison throughout the nation.

You Can Use DoNotPay to Locate an Imprisoned Relative or Friend

If you aren't sure where your loved one is being held, DoNotPay can help find them for you in just several quick 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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