Rahway is home to the East Jersey State Prison. This prison facility serves Rahway and other cities in the Union County area areas. The address of record for East Jersey State Prison is 1100 Woodbridge Rd. This is located in Rahway, NJ, 07065-5517, a city in Union. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling..
Prisons in NJ like East Jersey State Prison can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.us provides this service and you can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in NJ all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.
Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
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