Houma Jail is a low security city jail, holding adults aged 18 and over. All inmates are either awaiting trial, pending plea, or have already been sentenced as Louisiana state law offenders. Most inmates, however, have been convicted of felonies that are not considered to less serious in nature. Most of the inmates housed in the facility will be there for under a year. The jail is run by the Louisiana Department of Corrections (DPS&C).
It’s possible to:
There are two different methods you can take to find an Houma Jail prisoner.
Before you call or try searching online, you’ll need to know the Inmate’s first and last names, their inmate identification number, as well as their date of birth.
If any of the two methods above don’t result in a successful search, you have a third option. Try completing an Louisiana State prisoner search.
If you’re a family member or friend wanting to send an inmate a care package or anything else, this is possible to do by writing:
Contact Houma Jail directly at 985-873-6317 if you have any uncertainties around what may be disallowed. Items will be inspected before being given to an inmate, so it’s wise to include your own (or other return) address to avoid items being disposed of, should they fail inspection.
Sending money to an inmate of Houma Jail is easy. You have the option of sending the money to the inmate’s commissary account, via money order, cashier, or check (Include the inmate’s full name and inmate ID on the back).
Alternatively, during a visit, you can always deposit money at Houma Jail’s office.
Inmates are allowed to make phone calls between the hours of 9:45 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. to individuals on the approved members list. Calls can last up to 25 minutes, or up to 15 minutes during busy hours). Bear in mind that the receiver must pay the full cost.
If you plan on visiting and inmate of Houma Jail then it’s highly advisable to review the prison visitor rules beforehand. Also, you must be on the list of approved visitors. Call the prison directly at 985-873-6317 if you’re unsure about anything.