Frequently Asked Questions
Just go to this page and fill out the simple contact form. That will get the ball rolling and we will be in touch with you. Please be mindful of what you write for the bio, we will censor xxx-rated words. Note: There is a small fee for a one year listing. We can not however guarantee they will obtain a pen pal.
Once you place a listing you should receive an email with instructions for sending photos. Make sure to check your spam or junk folder. If you do not find the email, simply send the photos (up to 3) to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the inmates name.
Please note: You would be surprised how many people place an order and never bother to send a photo. If no photos are received within 24 hours, we will make an effort to locate a photo to complete the order. If no photo is available, we will publish the ad without a photo.
It depends on the prison they are located in. If email service is available, it will be listed on the inmates profile with instructions.
Yes, many incarcerated individuals are not allowed access to the internet to place the listing themselves. We therefore allow family members and friends to place a profile on our site. Note: There is a small fee for a 1 year listing.
Please have the person that placed the order contact us to cancel a listing. There are no refunds for listings canceled.
No. All sales are final.
The old listing is deleted and gone. You will need to place a new order and make payment again. Making the page again requires the same amount of time and labor as a new listing and will be considered as such.
No. The minimum listing price is in 1 year increments even if you wish to have it listed for a lesser time or cancel early for any reason. Also, if it comes to our attention the inmate has been released and is no longer able to be contacted as a pen pal, we will remove the listing without notice and without partial refund.
Many of these women have no one else outside of the prison to communicate with. Writing a prisoner can lend moral support and encouragement for turning their lives around. It can also help the days pass until their release.
That is a very real possibility. As an adult, you are in control of the situation and the choice is always yours. If you want to be generous and help in that manner, ALWAYS use common sense. Many of the prisons allow books from publishers to be sent, or funds to be placed on their account to purchase music, emails, and personal care products within the confines of prison. It’s not advised to send money outside the confines of their prison account.
Be yourself. You can introduce yourself and talk about anything that regular friends discuss. It’s alright to ask them why they are there and what their hopes and dreams are. Be aware that mail is monitored and sometimes censored.
No, we use the information that is provided to us. Please be aware that there have been instances of ‘Catfishing’. This is when they provide a false photo of themselves to lure someone into a relationship. If you consider entering a relationship with one of the girls, we recommend you do your homework to include asking the girl to send you a photo of themselves from prison or online video chats so you can actually see her.
We do not list the criminal offense or sentencing unless it is specifically requested when the listing is posted. As a potential pen pal, the responsibility rests with you to discover this information if so desired. There are services and resources available online where you can research this information. The women inmates posted on this site run the gamut of every crime imaginable…. and unimaginable.
Each state has different requirements. Please check with the individual prisons to see what is allowed or not. Here are the mailing requirements for the Washington Corrections Center for Women.
We strive to keep everything up to date, however, there are times that a girl gets released or transfered without letting us know. If you could email us at email@example.com to let us know, it would be greatly appreciated.
Absolutely!! We’ve received positive feedback from girls getting overseas mail.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org