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Support for families affected by incarceration.

December 5, 2018

The Best Ways to Search for an Inmate

Here at Pigeonly, we’ve talked a lot about the many different options you have for keeping in touch with your incarcerated loved one, such as: Sending
January 16, 2019
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Prisoners Make Pennies an Hour. Why Are Their Co-Pays So High?

The $580 Co-pay In prison, seeing the doctor can cost up to a month’s salary. For those in the outside world accustomed to paying $25 or
January 16, 2019
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Business program prepares prison inmates to defy the odds

After he and his parents left the Soviet Union in the late ’80s with dreams of eventually immigrating to America, 12-year-old Leo Novsky sold Russian trinkets
January 14, 2019
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Stay connected to your loved ones

Stay connected to your loved ones, talk unlimited Pigeonly understands your need to stay in touch with your incarcerated loved ones and to keep the inmates
January 14, 2019
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Tips to successfully search for an inmate

It is not difficult to search for an inmate if you know where to look. Most of the inmate records are available online and are accessible
January 9, 2019
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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Google Voice to Contact Inmates

When a loved one is sentenced to prison or jail, one of your main concerns likely revolves around staying in touch with them as much as
January 4, 2019
inmate visitation

Inmate Visitation: The Simple Guide to Visiting Someone in Prison

When a loved one ends up in jail or prison, one of your first thoughts will probably be “When will I get to see them again?”
January 3, 2019
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4 Easy Ways To Send Inmate Money Online

Wondering How to Send Money to An Inmate Online? Here Are 4 Easy Ways Having a loved one behind bars can make you feel pretty helpless.
December 6, 2018

Four people who turned prison stints into businesses

Imagine a place that’s bustling with commercial activity, where a customer can get anything from a haircut to a pair of sneakers for the right price–and
December 6, 2018

Former Prisoners Rethink Criminal Justice Through Entrepreneurship And Civic Technology

“Reentry has to begin the moment you’re sentenced to prison. You’ve got to start planning to come home.” That’s the motif of Teresa Hodge, who co-founded
December 6, 2018

From Inmate to Entreprenuer: How an Ex-Felon Created a $3 Million Startup Helping Prisoners

Right now there are nearly 2 million inmates in state, federal, and juvenile prisons in the United States. Ninety-five percent of them will eventually be freed,
September 19, 2018

Queensboro Correctional Facility

Queensboro Correctional Facility Facility City Jail Address: 47-04 Van Dam Street, Long Island City, NY, 11101-3081 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 718-361-8920 Facility Address: 47-04 Van
September 19, 2018

Malverne Police Jail

Malverne Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 1 Britton Circle, Malverne, NY, 11565 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 516-599-3141 Facility Address: 1 Britton Circle, Malverne, NY,
September 19, 2018

Lakewood-Busti Police Jail

Lakewood-Busti Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 20 West Summit Street, Lakewood-Busti, NY, 14750 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 716-763-9563 Facility Address: 20 West Summit Street,
September 19, 2018

Village of Garden City Police Jail

Village of Garden City Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 349 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, NY, 11530 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 516-465-4100 Facility Address: 349
September 19, 2018

Cass Residential Center

Cass Residential Center Facility City Jail Address: 16 Camp Cass Drive, Rensselaerville, NY, 12147 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 518-797-3781 Facility Address: 16 Camp Cass Drive,
September 19, 2018

Wappingers Falls Police Jail

Wappingers Falls Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 2628 South Avenue, Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 845-297-1011 Facility Address: 2628 South Avenue,
September 19, 2018

Schoharie County Jail

Schoharie County Jail Facility City Jail Address: PO Box 689 157 Depot Lane, Schoharie, NY, 12157 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 518-295-2264 Facility Address: PO Box
September 19, 2018

New York State University Police Jail at Alfred

New York State University Police Jail at Alfred Facility City Jail Address: 10 Upper College Drive, Alfred, NY, 14802 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 607-587-3999 Facility
September 19, 2018

Town of Bolton Police Detention

Town of Bolton Police Detention Facility City Jail Address: 4949 Lake Shore Drive PO Box 752, Bolton, NY, 12814 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 518-644-9717 Facility
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