Wrightsville Unit – Arkansas

Are you looking for someone locked up in Wrightsville Unit? Wrightsville Unit is a prison in the Arkansas state prison system, which is part of the Arkansas Department of Corrections. This guide will tell you info about everything you might need to know about Wrightsville Unit: Find out who’s in prison at Wrightsville Unit? Visitation policies and procedures. The prison’s address and phone number. How to send mail and money to an inmate. And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Wrightsville Unit
Year Opened: 1981
State: Arkansas
County: Pulaski County
DOC: Arkansas Department of Corrections

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Contact Information

In this section you will find the mailing address and street address for Wrightsville Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to a prisoner there, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of Wrightsville Unit.

Mailing Address

You should read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page if you are going to send a package or letter to a prisoner to learn how to properly address the letter or package, and use the appropriate steps for mailing a package or letter. If you don’t follow the appropriate steps, it might get sent back.

Wrightsville Unit
P.O. Box 1000 
Wrightsville AR, 72183-1000

Street Address / Prison Location


Wrightsville Unit
P.O. Box 1000 
Wrightsville AR, 72183-1000

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 501-897-5806
Fax: 501-897-5716

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Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections below if you are going to go to visit an inmate.

Wrightsville Unit
P.O. Box 1000 
Wrightsville AR, 72183-1000


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Phone Number

Wrightsville Unit prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t be able to call the inmate, however, there are cases when it may be useful to know the phone number to Wrightsville Unit.

Wrightsville Unit prisoners may be able to call out with:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to send a fax to the inmate, but there are cases when it may be helpful to know the fax machine number to Wrightsville Unit.


Email Address

The email address below is the main email address for Wrightsville Unit. You cannot reach inmates using this email address. If you want to send an email to a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 850
Total Staff: 169

Inmate Email

To send an email message to an inmate at Wrightsville Unit you must follow an exact process to ensure that the message is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you have to follow when mailing a package or letter to a state prisoner. If you do not then what you sent might be returned to you.

before you send a letter or package, make sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff do open and read and inspect all received general mail. Incoming general mail and packages can be read as frequently as necessary to maintain security and safety or monitor any problems confronting any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you must address a letter to an inmate at Wrightsville Unit:

Wrightsville Unit
P.O. Box 1000 
Wrightsville AR, 72183-1000

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was created to provide prisoners a bank account for prisoner money and for buying items not issued regularly by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add funds to these accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can choose to send inmates funds in the mail and have to send the moneyh to the address below and follow the directions given below:

The deposit have to be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day holding period, and during this hold period the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have appropriate prisoner information provided the envelope it was sent it has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks will not be accepted for deposit so do not send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to various correctional facilities throughout Arkansas, so you might need to look up where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to find an Wrightsville Unit inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Arkansas state prisons: Arkansas State Prisons

Arkansas Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Wrightsville Unit, be sure that you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Arkansas prison has their own rules for prisoner visitation and these policies get changed often. The rules listed below could be changed now, so you should also read Wrightsville Unit’s official website to read the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures all visitors sign the inmate visitors log before they can enter the visitation area and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo ID is OK.

For all of the things shown below, go to the main prison facility site because this information is updated often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Wrightsville Unit records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Wrightsville Unit death row will be posted ASAP.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Arkansas parole coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Details about getting released from Wrightsville Unit to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about prison life coming.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section will be posted ASAP.


A Wrightsville Unit photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Wrightsville Unit
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Wrightsville Unit.

If you have any photos of Wrightsville Unit that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison in the past?

If so, click here: Wrightsville Unit Jobs

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The official website: Wrightsville Unit Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to post a comment

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Family Resources

Information about family resources available at Wrightsville Unit coming.


Wrightsville Unit history coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Wrightsville Unit inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Arkansas State Prisons: Arkansas State Prisons

Wrightsville Unit Links

The official website: Wrightsville Unit Website
Wrightsville Unit Jobs

Arkansas Department of Corrections Links

Arkansas Department of Corrections Main Website
Arkansas Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Arkansas Department of Corrections Prison Map
Arkansas Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Arkansas Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Arkansas Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Arkansas Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Arkansas State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Arkansas State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Arkansas State Prison Inmates
Arkansas State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Wrightsville Unit

Have you ever been incarcerated in Wrightsville Unit? Do you know anybody that is an inmate there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If so, then you should write your review about it. Write about what you experienced because others can learn what to expect.

What to put in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at this facility, post your address if you want to receive letters from people.

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