We Need Your Help

Thank you for visiting Prison Handbook. We really hope that you found the site useful.

Now, we need your help.

Our goal is to be the best resource for people facing incarceration, and their family and friends, to find real-world useful information about all of the jails and prisons. To find out more about PrisonHandbook.org and our what we do, you can go to our About Page.

Please help us spread the word about PrisonHandbook.com by choosing one or more of the ways you can help us below.

Ways You Can Help PrisonHandbook.com

  1. Share us via social media.
  2. Subscribe to our email newsletter.
  3. Tell your story or post a comment.
  4. Ask a question.
  5. Answer a question.
  6. Write for PrisonHandbook.com.
  7. Link to PrisonHandbook.com.
  8. Give us feedback.


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Everyone has a story, and we’d like for you to tell your story. Have you ever been in jail or served time at a particular prison? Are you a family member or friend who has a loved one that’s locked up? If so, tell their story.

By telling your story, you help other people who are in the same situation, or facing the same situation – because they will have an idea about what to expect, and won’t feel alone because they someone else has been there before.

Before you post your comment, please be sure to read our Comment Policy.

Ask a Question

Even if you found what you were looking for – you probably still have questions. If you still have questions, hit the ‘Back’ button in your browser to go back to the jail or prison page you were reading and go to the bottom of the page and post your question in the Comments section. We try to answer questions quickly, and other readers answer questions as well, so be sure to check back frequently for the answer.

Answer a Question

Take a look around the site for other people’s questions, and if you know the answer, post it in the comments. They’ll really appreciate your help, and it will be there for other people who come along who might have the same question.

Write For PrisonHandbook.com

If your story is bigger than a comment, then type out your story and email it to admin@prisonhandbook.com and we’ll give it its own page.

If you’ve got new information, or information that our page is missing, email us at admin@prisonhandbook.com and we’ll incorporate your information in that jail or prisons information page.

If you can write a better jail or prison page than the one we’ve written, by all means – email us as admin@prisonhandbook.com with your idea.

If you have more general information that would be useful for inmates, offenders, or the family and friends of inmates, we invite you to submit your writings and ideas at admin@prisonhandbook.com.

We welcome anyone who wants to write for PrisonHandbook.com to contact us and we’ll show you how to get started. You don’t have to a professional writer, or even that good at it – just write honest helpful information about a jail or prison, or about your story and we’ll post it. If you don’t want your name to be included, that’s OK. If you do want to include your name, we’ll do that too. If you have a website, blog, or social media profile that you want us to link to on whatever you write, we’ll do that too, as long as it is not to a commercial, spam, or otherwise objectionable website.

Link to PrisonHandbook.com

Do you have a blog or website? If so, you can help spread the word about PrisonHandbook.com by adding a link to your site so your readers can find us.

You can copy the code below to add a link, or we’ll show you how to do it.

<a href=”https://prisonhandbook.com/”>Prison Handbook</a>

If you need help adding a link to your site, email us at admin@prisonhandbook.com and we’ll tell you exactly how to do it.


Do you have ideas about how we can improve the site. We invite your feedback and would love to hear what you think about the site – the good, the bad, and the ugly.

To send us your feedback, all you have to do is use the Feedback Form, or send an email to admin@prisonhandbook.com.