What You Should Know About Wyoming State Penitentiary

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How to Contact an Inmate at Wyoming State Penitentiary

If you have a friend or loved one spending time in the , you will likely want to know how to contact him. The high-security all-male prison, commonly known as Wyoming State Prison, is located in Rawlins, Wyoming, and houses 670 men.

Inmates in the Wyoming State Prison are allowed visitation, letters, and phone calls. The protocols, however, are lengthy and specific.

Wyoming State Penitentiary Contact Information

Physical Address

2900 S. Higley Road

PO Box 400

Rawlins, WY 82301

Phone Number307-328-1441

How to Contact an Inmate at Wyoming State Penitentiary on Your Own

In-Person Visitation

Inmates at Wyoming State Penitentiary are allowed visitation in-person and via video chat as long as they are on the approved visitor's list.

Some regulations need to be adhered to before they would allow you to see an inmate, these are:

  • An application must be filled out and approved.
  • Visiting days depend on the inmate's housing unit.
  • There are two-time slots. One is from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, and the other is from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
  • Inmates are allowed one visitor per time slot a day.

Video Chat With an Inmate

Like in-person visitation, video chatting with an inmate has rules and protocols.

  • An application must be filled out and approved.
  • Video chats are conducted in 30-minute increments.
  • Inmates are limited to one video chat a week.
  • Video calls are assigned from 8:30 am to 11:00 am and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm.

Via Phone

At Wyoming State Prison, inmates can make outgoing calls using these simple steps. Keep in mind that all calls, except legal counsel, are monitored.

  1. Have an inmate place you on his approved call list. The call list contains no more than 15 people, but inmates can modify it every 90 days.
  2. Calls are conducted using ICSolutions. Accounts can be set up online or by calling 1-888-506-8407.
  3. The inmate can make the call using the ICSolutions debit or by calling collect.


Inmates at the Wyoming State Penitentiary are allowed letters, books, magazines, and newspapers. There are steps and rules to follow as with all contact, whether you are a friend, family member, or pen-pal.

  • All mail must have the sender's full name and address on the envelope.
  • To send an inmate mail, you must address the envelope as follows:

Inmate's Full Name, ID Number

Facility Name

PO Box or Street address

City, State, Zip Code

  • Pictures are allowed but can't exceed 8 inches by 10 inches. Polaroids and other instant pictures are prohibited.
  • Books must come from approved vendors, like Amazon, and be softback.
  • Inmates are allowed magazine and newspaper subscriptions.

How to Send Money to an Inmate at Wyoming State Penitentiary

If you are on a inmate's approved visitor list, you can send him money to cover commissary, entertainment, postage, and more. The funds can be deposited online, in person, or over the phone.

  • In-Person Deposit: Funds can be deposited in person at any Ace Cash Express location.
  • Online: Money can be deposited using a debit or credit card online at AccessCorrections.com.
  • Over the Phone: Access Corrections also accepts deposits over the phone at 1-866-345-1884.

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

Figuring out all the information regarding your inmate and the steps necessary to reach them is complicated, time-consuming, and confusing. Now there is an easier way. DoNotPay takes all the stress and guesswork from staying in touch with inmates. DoNotPay's feature, Connect With an Inmate, helps you to quickly, easily, and successfully communicate with your inmate in any way the institution allows.

  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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  • Successful—If there is a way for you to communicate or visit with your desired inmate, DoNotPay will help make it happen.

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