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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

Old Dominion Police Jail

Old Dominion Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 4516 Monarch Way, Norfolk, VA, 23508 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 757-683-4003 Facility Address: 4516 Monarch Way, Norfolk,
September 19, 2018

Timberville Police Jail

Timberville Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 392 S. Main St., Timberville, VA, 22853 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 540-896-3321 Facility Address: 392 S. Main St.,
September 19, 2018

Bland Correctional Center

Bland Correctional Center Facility City Jail Address: 256 Bland Farm Road, Bland, VA, 24315-9615 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 276-688-3341 Facility Address: 256 Bland Farm Road,
September 19, 2018

Bloxom Police Jail

Bloxom Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: P. O. Box 217, Bloxom, VA, 23308 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 757-665-4315 Facility Address: P. O. Box 217,
September 19, 2018

Chesapeake Juvenile Detention Center

Chesapeake Juvenile Detention Center Facility City Jail Address: 420 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA, Facility City Jail Phone Number: 757-382-6364, 757-382-6779 Facility Address: 420 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake,
September 19, 2018

South Boston Police Jail

South Boston Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 640 Hamilton Blvd., South Boston, VA, 24592 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 434-575-4273 Facility Address: 640 Hamilton Blvd.,
September 19, 2018

Onley Police Jail

Onley Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 25559 E. Main St., Onley, VA, 23418 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 757-787-3985 Facility Address: 25559 E. Main St.,
September 19, 2018

Brunswick County Jail

Brunswick County Jail Facility City Jail Address: 120 East Hicks Street, Lawrenceville, VA, 23868 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 434-848-3133 Facility Address: 120 East Hicks Street,
September 19, 2018

Crater Juvenile Detention Home

Crater Juvenile Detention Home Facility City Jail Address: 6102 County Drive, Disputanta, VA, 23942 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 804-732-3803 Facility Address: 6102 County Drive, Disputanta,
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