This site is designed to quickly and easily connect you with inmates whose backgrounds and interests may inspire you to pick up a pen and become pen pals with them.To start your search for an inmate pen pal, simply click on an age group located on the left side of either the male or female sections.
Receiving a letter is the highlight of the day for most prisoners. Meet-An-Inmate connects people like you with inmates from across the United States, and offers a free, easy way to brighten up an inmates day.
Just think of how lonely it must feel at mail call to never hear your name being called, especially after being locked up for several years and family and friends have deserted you. ) Although Meet-An-Inmate is an online service, prisoners do not have access to the internet.
All correspondence will be via the United States Postal Service, commonly known as snail mail.
(note: some inmates now may have access to email/secure messaging services).
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this information.
You can look up basic information on most of these male and female inmates by going to our inmate locator Writing an inmate for the first time can be intimidating at first, we recommend that your first letter be kept short, include a brief description of yourself, your interests and hobbies, and maybe a photo of yourself.While you correspond with the male or female inmates, you will learn a lot about each other.Did you know that there are millions of men and women who are currently incarcerated, just waiting for someone to write and exchange life experiences?All of the inmates who are listed here enjoy getting letters; especially those letters which help build their confidence.It can be a lot of fun communicating with these male and female inmates.These inmates are very real and are seeking pen pals! has been helping male and female inmates connect with the outside world since 1998 and is ranked #1 among prison pen pal websites.