Easily Contact Inmates at Pinckneyville Correctional Center

iEditorial Note: These blog posts represent the opinion of DoNotPay’s Writers, but each person’s situation and circumstances vary greatly. As a result, you should make sure to do your own independent research. Because everyone is unique, our self-help tools are never guaranteed to help with any specific situation. DoNotPay is not a law firm and is not licensed to practice law. DoNotPay provides a platform for legal information and self-help.

The Easy Way to Contact Inmates at Pinckneyville Correctional Center

When a friend, family member, or loved one is doing time, one of the first challenges you will face is figuring out how to keep in touch. Writing letters, setting up inmate visitation, navigating phone calls, and sending money can be stressful, especially at the beginning. Thankfully, you don't have to handle things on your own.

If your loved one is at in Pinckneyville, IL, DoNotPay is here to help you stay in touch. With our simple and easy-to-use products and systems, you'll be able to connect with an inmate in no time at all.

Pinckneyville Correctional: Basic Details and Contact Information

Before you contact anyone at PCC, you will want to know a bit about the facility itself.

Pinckneyville: Basic Details

is a medium-security prison facility that's been in operation since 1998. It's situated roughly five and a half hours south of Chicago.

The mission of Pinckneyville Correctional Center, as a medium-security adult male facility, is to provide for the protection of the public through the humane and secure incarceration of adult male offenders. Based upon the foundation of legislative and judicial decisions by providing the following:

  • Extensive and high-quality educational programs
  • Work assignment opportunities
  • Leisure time activities
  • Religious avenues

The goal of the facility is to go far beyond the minimum necessities of:

  • Food
  • Sanitation
  • Clothing
  • Housing
  • Medical services to the offenders of the facility (Illinois.gov)

PCC houses roughly 2,500 adult male prisoners.

Pinckneyville: Contact Information

All Business Mail5835 State Route 154

Pinckneyville, IL 62274

All Inmate MailInmate Name & IDOC#

5835 State Route 154​

Pinckneyville, IL 62274

General Phone Number(618) 357-9722
General Fax Number(618) 357-2083

How to Contact Inmates at Pinckneyville Correctional Center

To keep in touch with a loved one or prison pen pal at Pinckneyville Correctional Center, you have several options at your disposal.

  • Phone calls All phone calls to inmates at Pinckneyville run through Securus Innovations and cost $0.04/minute for local calls and $0.14/minute for long-distance.
  • Visitation Before you schedule a visit, an inmate must add you to their approved visitor list. Visits take place on weekends, Mondays, and Fridays, and you will want to follow the facility's standards of the dress so that you don't put your visit in jeopardy.
  • Letters Addressing the envelope according to the guidance in the section above, you can send hand-written letters to inmates at Pinckneyville as long as you do not violate any of the mail protocols they have set up.
  • Sending money To send money to an inmate at Pinckneyville, you'll have to use a system called JPay.

While these steps all sound fairly straightforward, they all come with their own hurdles, and getting the ball rolling for any of them can feel like a big step.

That's where DoNotPay comes in.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

Contacting inmates at Pinckneyville doesn't have to escalate into some huge chore. With our "Connect with an Inmate" feature, you'll soon have all the tools and resources you need to make getting in touch simple.

  1. Double-check the name of the prison (in this case, Pinckneyville Correctional Center)
  2. Confirm the IDOC number
  3. Decide which method you want to pursue to keep in touch
  4. Let DoNotPay's systems guide you on your next steps

The next thing you know, the letters will be sent, phone calls made, packages in the mail or visitations scheduled.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

  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 ten days for it to arrive for your loved one!

It really is as easy as that.

DoNotPay Has You Covered

Helping you keep in touch with inmates at Pinckneyville is not all we do. At DoNotPay, we have many systems and products in place to help make your life easier.

Come check out all we have to offer at DoNotPay.

Want your issue solved now?