Lafayette Jail, LA Prison Inmates
- Postal Code
- Lafayette Parish County
- Phone Number
- City Jail
- 900 East University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, 70502
- Official Website
About Lafayette Jail
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Lafayette Jail is located in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. It is a medium security jail that is considered short-term. Typically, inmates stay at this jail while they are awaiting trial or sentencing, and oftentimes they are in the Lafayette Jail for less than a year. Because it is short-term, some options that are for longer-term jails are not available at this facility.
The best way to receive accurate, up to date, information on an inmate is to call 337-291-8600. Lafayette Jail does have an online inmate search, which you can access here. Be advised, the online database is typically updated every Sunday evening, so there might be a lag in available information about an inmate.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
The general mailing address for the jail is:
900 East University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, 70502
Since it is a short-term facility, call ahead and ask to see how long the inmate will be located at the Lafayette Jail. Some inmates are only in this facility for a couple of days, so your mail might miss out on being delivered. All mail going into this facility is opened and screened.
You can set up magazines and newspaper deliveries to go directly from the publishers to this address, but you cannot send them from yourself directly to an inmate.
Call the Lafayette Jail directly at 337-291-8600 to inquire about sending money. Since inmates are not at this facility long, commissary accounts might not be set up for them. You might be better helping set up a commissary account at the next facility an inmate is transferred to after this one.
Inmates cannot receive phone calls. During the booking process, they will be able to make a free phone call to an attorney or a family member notifying them of their whereabouts. If they are in the Lafayette Jail longer than a couple of days, they will be able to make phone calls outside using collect, and charging the recipient of the phone call.
You can visit inmates, and plan for the visit to occur as non-contact through protective glass. Visitation days and times vary, and you should call 337-291-8600 or 337-291-8600 for updated visitation days and times. You will need to get pre-approved and schedule a visit. When your visit is scheduled, plan to dress conservatively and do not bring contraband into the Lafayette Jail.
Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.