North Carolina Department Correction
Prisoners sentenced in Forsyth county are generally sent to North Carolina Department Correction in the city of Kernersville, The address of record for North Carolina Department Correction is 771 Park Centre Dr. This is located in Kernersville, NC, 27284-3776, a city in Forsyth. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards
. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in NC will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.
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.
It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about North Carolina Department Correction with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.