Below is information and instructions on how to mail a letter to an inmate, send money to an inmate and what to do in case of an emergency.
All incoming mail shall be sent via the U.S. Postal Service and addressed with the inmate’s name, institutional number, Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women, P.O. Box 337, inmate’s living area, Pewee Valley, KY 40056. All incoming mail is opened and inspected for contraband. STAMPS ARE NOT ACCEPTED THROUGH THE MAIL.
Money may be sent to inmates in the form of U.S. Postal Money Orders and Western Union Quick Collect transfers ONLY.
No cash or personal checks are allowed.
Inmates may receive a total of 5 money transactions per month not to exceed a total of $200.00 for any one deposit except from immediate family members.
U.S. Postal Money Orders should be mailed in a separate envelope addressed directly to Inmate Accounts with the inmate’s name and institutional number on the envelope. No other items or correspondence may be included in the envelope containing the money order or it will be returned to the sender.
Instructions for using Western Union Quick Collect are as follows:
At the agent location, fill in the blue Quick Collect Payment Form completely, including the following information:
PAY TO: Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women
CODE CITY: PEEWEE
ACCOUNT NUMBER: Inmate First Name, Last Name and Inmate ID Number
For Western Union Customer Service call 1-800-238-572.
For Western Union Agent locations call 1-800-325-6000
INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS via WESTERN UNION
Option 1: Western Union Quick Collect online – must use U.S. Credit Card
Option 2: Western Union Quick Collect by phone – must use U.S. Credit Card
More information about these services can be found at the following Web site: www.westernunion.com
Option 3: Western Union Agent Location subscribing to the Quick Pay service
Find Western Union Agent locations that offer the Quick Pay service and information regarding this service at the following Web site: www.payment-solutions.com or call (775) 332-7900 for callers outside the U.S.
If it is necessary to phone the institution in an emergency, the telephone number is (502) 241-8454. Either the Chaplain or the Captain on duty should be notified of emergencies. The only way an inmate may speak with you over the phone is when he/she calls you. No inmate may receive a telephone call from outside the institution. All inmate calls shall be collect and you are responsible for the charges.