Southside Regional Jail
The Southside Regional Jail in Greensville County serves the city of Emporia and other smaller towns in Greensville. Southside Regional Jail is one of several medium prisons in the State. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Emporia VA, 23847-6307 in Greensville before traveling or booking hotels.
Calling inmates can be costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute for long-distance calls. To avoid these fees, set up a local phone number that rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.com can provide local numbers that won't have to pay any extra for long distance. You can reach them at inmate calls
. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards
. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in VA. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.
Southside Regional Jail is a Regional Facility. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.
Southside Regional Jail is in the EST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Southside Regional Jail is Superintendent Karen W. Craig. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. Southside Regional Jail has a current capacity of around 130. The total capacity of Southside Regional Jail is 100. Knowing this count can tell you how crowded conditions might be at Southside Regional Jail. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Southside Regional Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.