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.
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).
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.
Your letters are sure to remind them that they truly deserve a second chance.