How to Connect with an Inmate in La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution

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How to Connect with an Inmate in La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution

is a low-level male security federal prison located in Anthony, El Paso County, at the border of Texas and New Mexico, established in 1932. The facility is managed by the United States Department of Justice and operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

La Tuna Correctional Institution has a population of 1,297. The facility has three different sub-facilities; a low-security federal correctional institution(FCL) with 827 inmates, a satellite prison (FCI) with 190 inmates, and a satellite camp with 280 prisoners.

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How to Contact Inmates at La Tuna Correctional Facility

You can contact an inmate at in different ways.

Here is the contact information for La Tuna Correctional Facility:

Physical AddressLa Tuna Federal Correctional Institution

8500 Doniphan Road

Anthony, Texas 79821

Phone Number915-791-9758

Contact an Inmate in Person During Visitation

Visitation hours at La Tuna Correctional Institution will depend on whether you want to visit an inmate at the camp, the FCL, or the FCI. Also, only those on the inmate's visitation list can be allowed to visit.

Visitors at FCI are allowed only from 8.00 AM to 3.00 PM on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

FCL and Camp visitations occur from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. Up to five adults and four children can visit an inmate at once. All inmates have six visiting points every month.

Segregated inmates are only allowed two hours of video visits with only four visitors, including children. The visitation schedule for all the inmates in La Tuna Correctional Facility is as follows:

For inmates in Camp Units 1, 2, 3 is:

  • Saturdays from 8:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M
  • Saturdays from 10:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M
  • Saturdays from 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M

For inmates in FSL Units 4, 5, 6 is :

  • Sundays from 8:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M
  • Sundays from 10:45 A.M to 12:45 P.M
  • Sundays from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M
  • Mondays from 8:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M
  • Mondays from 10:45 A.M to 12:45 P.M
  • Mondays from 1:00 P.M to 3:00 P.M

Visitors from the age of 16 must carry IDs to be allowed into the facility.

All visitors are allowed to carry the following items:

  • Clear diaper bag
  • Sealed factory brand food for the baby
  • Only four plastic bottles
  • A container of baby wipes
  • A small cloth
  • A maximum of 6 diapers
  • A pacifier
  • A clear bag of not more than 4" x 6" in size

How to Contact an Inmate via Mail

Penpals can write the prisoners letters and send them to a facility so that they don't feel lonely. La Tuna correctional facility has different addresses for letters addressed to the prisoners depending on the inmate's location.

For inmates in FCI, the mailing address is:

Inmate Name, ID Number

La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution

P.O. Box 3000

Anthony, New Mexico 88021

For those in FSL, the mailing address is:

Inmate Name, ID Number

La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution Federal Satellite Low

P.O. Box 6000

Anthony, New Mexico 88021

For those in the Camp, the mailing address is:

Inmate Name, ID Number

La Tuna Federal Correctional Institution Satellite Camp

P.O. Box 8000

Anthony, New Mexico 88021

Once you have written your letter, ensure you address it to the inmate and include their name and ID and specify the facility they are housed in.

How to Contact an Inmate Via Phone

La Tuna correctional facility inmates can make outgoing calls to outsiders at approved hours on 915-791-9000.

The outgoing calls will be charged on their accounts.

The facility uses Trulincs for communication (both calls and mails).

How to Send Money to Inmates at La Tuna Correctional Facility

When an inmate is booked at the La Tuna correctional facility, a trust account is created for them. The account is to help them pay for items such as:

  1. Beverages
  2. Meals & snacks
  3. OTC medications
  4. Stationary
  5. Personal hygiene items such as shampoo
  6. Clothing

Outsiders can send money in the following ways:

  1. Postal Services. Send money through the United States Postal Services using money order to the addresses below:

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Inmate Name

ID Number

Post Office Box 474701

Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001

  1. Money Gram. Before using MoneyGram, ensure you have the following documents and information.
  • The inmate's account number
  • The name of the Prison
  • The city and state the prison is located
  • Receive Code which is 7932
  • The inmate's name as it appears on the ID

Visit MoneyGram and complete your payment. Once you have deposited the money, it will reflect in the inmate's account.

  1. Western Union. Download and fill out a Western Union form, or you can visit the Western Union Website and fill the form online. Ensure you have added both the inmate's name and ID number before submitting it. You can deposit the money through a debit or credit card.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend at the La Tuna Correctional Facility

Connecting with an inmate on your own, through writing letters or phone calls or through other means is challenging enough. Every facility has a checklist that has to be met and protocols to go through before you can connect with your incarcerated loved one.

DoNotPay can help make things easier for you through a feature called Connect With An Inmate through the steps below:

  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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