Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility
Administrator: John Prelesnik
Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmates may receive letters, and photos. Include the inmates name and ID just as the mailing address above shows. Be sure you do not mark the envelope or letter in any way, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned. DO NOT SEND STAMPS. Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from Amazon.com: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).
Family and friends of an inmate may send a United States Postal Money order by mail to the inmate mailing address listed below. All money orders must be made payable to Jpay and sent to the lockbox address below. A Deposit Slip must be included with the money order and should be mailed to the following:
P.O. Box 531190
Miami Shores, FL 33153
There will be no processing cost for any funds sent through the lockbox.
Any notes or letters included with the mailing will be discarded.
Money orders may not exceed $999.99 in value.
Deposit Slips are available in the Lobby and Visiting areas in each correctional facility and on the Michigan Department of Corrections website here.
The department of correction encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.
The inmate must complete a Visitor List form (CAJ-334) identifying immediate family members (see below) and not more than 10 other visitors. Those persons the inmate has placed on his or her visiting list must complete a Michigan Inmate Visiting Application (CAJ-103 found here) to request approval to visit. The Visiting Application must be submitted in advance to allow for review of the Application. INCLUDING A SELF-ADDRESSED-STAMPED ENVELOPE WHEN THE APPLICATION IS RETURNED WILL ENSURE THAT THE PROPOSED VISITOR IS PROVIDED NOTIFICATION OF HIS/HER APPROVAL OR DENIAL TO VISIT. NO VISITS WILL BE ALLOWED WITHOUT THIS APPROVAL.
Immediate Family Member is defined as a grandparent, parent, stepparent, spouse, mother-in-law, father-in-law, child, step-child, grandchild, sibling, half-sibling, stepbrother and stepsister. An aunt or uncle may be included if adequate verification is provided that they served as a surrogate parent. The inmate or family member will be required to provide the neccessary documentation necessary to confirm the relationship.
Visiting Hours are as follows:
|II||Thursday-Monday||2:30 pm – 8:30 pm|
|Segregation||Thursday||2:30 – 8:30 pm|
For more information or answers to any questions you may have contact the facility at the telephone number above.
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