Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit, AR Prison Inmates
- Arkansas Department of Corrections
- Postal Code
- Jackson County
- Phone Number
- State Prison
- 302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112
About Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit
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Located in Arkansas, the Ark. State Prison – McPherson Unit is for adult females. It is on almost 63 acres of land, and can hold up to 971 inmates at one time. They offer psychiatric treatments and a substance abuse program for inmates that need it. There is also a 48 week offender treatment program that helps lower anger and aggression in prisoners.
To search for an inmate, you can call 870-523-2639 or search online here. Be prepared with the inmate’s full legal name and date of birth.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
You can send mail and letters to inmates at the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit. Do not send polaroid photos or any photo larger than 4” x 6,” and make sure the photographs are not sexual or violent in nature.
Send mail to this address:
Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit
302 Corrections Drive, Newport, AR, 72112
All mail will be opened, read, and inspected by jail staff before it is distributed to inmates.
You can send money to an inmate a few different ways. Send a money order made payable to the inmate and also be sure to include the ID number of the inmate. Send it to the address listed above.
You can also ask an inmate to fill out a "request for disbursement of funds" form, which will make it easier for you to deposit money.
You can send up to $500 a month to an inmate, and they can spend this money at the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit commissary.
Inmates cannot receive phone calls, but they can call out via collect or through a prepaid account, which you can pay for. They can use an account through a third party provider (Evercom, Securus, Global Tel Link, ICSolutions etc.). Inmates at the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit have access to phones during daytime hours.
Read the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit visitation policy before setting up a visit. You can read that here
Before visiting, you will need to be approved. To get an application, you need to request this directly through the inmate. The inmate can provide you the application, fill that out, and then get pre-approved for a visit. You will need to pass a background check, so be up front if you have any criminal convictions on your record. When it is time to visit, prepare to dress conservatively and do not bring any contraband into the Ark. State Prison - McPherson Unit. Inquire at the jail as to what the visitation schedule is.
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.