Prison Lives is a community-funded nonprofit organization that helps prisoners lead positive lives behind bars that leads to successful lives once freed. We accomplish this by providing a direct link between prisoners and the outside world of resources through a suite of comprehensive, constantly updated, publications, direct prisoner assistance services, and mentoring that is specific to their unique circumstances.


We bring the outside world inside.


Prisoner assistance services

We provide prisoner assistance services to those on the inside. Our services include internet research, paralegal work, typing, scanning, graphic design, shopping, penpal sign up, book publishing, email, and other custom prisoner assistance services.

Click the 'Make a Payment' box below if your incarcerated loved one requested you to make a payment to an existing Prisoner Assistance Services account with Prison Lives. 

Our prisoner GUIDES

Through a suite of expansive publications, Prison Lives supplies the prison population with the most up-to-date, reliable, and complete prisoner-focused knowledge, opportunities, and services available.


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