Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited through the mail:

  • Postage stamps, blank paper, envelopes (these items can be purchased through our canteen)
  • Polaroid pictures (regular photos are allowed)
  • Musical greeting cards & holographic cards
  • Stickers of any kind
  • Homemade articles made with glue, tape, stickers, etc.
  • Catalogs or sales brochures
  • Official certificates or documents (should be sent through a caseworker, legal advisor or parole officer)
  • Magazine, newspaper, book clippings and/or pages
  • Laminated or plastic items such as prayer cards, ID cards, credit cards, inspirational cards, bookmarks, baseball cards, charms and medals
  • Spiral-bound items, metal or plastic, calendars
  • Over-sized items such as extra large greeting cards
  • Care packages are not allowed (candy, magazines, toiletries, etc.)
  • Prayer beads/ Rosary (given through prison ministries)