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Updated on: January 4, 2021

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The Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit is located in Grady, Arkansas, and it is a medium-security prison that houses around 1618 adult males. The Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit center was opened in 1989. The entire facility consists of buildings, and encompasses over 400,000 square feet. The facility also sits on top of 100-acre site, as well.

The Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit also has a special management unit, offering special security for certain inmates that are housed in the facility. There are also many vocational courses available, such as courses involving construction technology, culinary arts, horticulture, bakery, and more. There are also additional resources such as anger management classes, volunteer services, and sex offender programs.

Ark. State Prison – Varner Unit
Facility Name
Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit
Facility Type
State Prison
Address
Highway 65, Grady, AR, 71644
Phone
870-575-1800
Capacity
1618
Date Established
1987
Employees
338
City
Grady
Postal Code
71644
State
Arkansas
Country
Jefferson County
Official Website
Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

The Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit is part of the Arkansas Department of Corrections (DOC), which was established in 1970. You can search for an inmate at the Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit here: http://adc.arkansas.gov/faciliities/Pages/facilityDetails.aspx?show=2

You can search inmates through their birth date, last name, or DOC number. The inmate search also is “unavailable” from time to time for server maintenance, according to the website.

Sending a Mail

Offenders that are incarcerated in Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit can receive letters from anyone. However, the mail cannot contain jewelry and/or contraband. In addition, if a sticker is placed on either the envelope or letter, the mail will be completely rejected. This is certainly an aspect to consider before the mail or package is sent.

There have been offenses related to stickers in the past with Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit, and this is the reason for these particular regulations.

Inmates can also receive photographs and books, but the photographs cannot contain nudity whatsoever. In addition, all photographs must be 4” x 6” to be approved, as well.

However, there are still some more rules with respect to photos/books

  • No hardcover books

  • Books must be new, from a vendor (Amazon, for example)

  • Friends and/or family can bring books during a visit, and they can bring up to five books.

  • No sexually explicit material (books/magazines) are allowed at Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit.

  • There cannot be dangerous information in the content, such as a map of the prison or a tutorial on how to create explosives.

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit

Highway 65, Grady, AR, 71644

Public Records Online Search

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Sending Money

Money can be sent to Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit inmates, but there are various fees associated with the different methods available to those who want to send money to inmates. In addition, you will have to have a certain amount of information in order to send money to inmates, including an inmate name, ID number, and the inmate’s current location.

  1. Walk-in

  2. Online

  3. Mail

  4. Phone

If you wish to send money through a “walk-in”, this can be done at any Western Union location. In addition, the maximum amount that can be sent to any Arkansas state prison inmate is $5000.

If you wish to send money online, you can do so through JPAY or Western Union. Those are your only two options. Again, the maximum amount that can be sent online is $5,000.

If you wish to send money through the mail, your cheapest option (only 50 cents for processing) is a United States Postal money order. The money order must be made out to “JPAY”. The money order should be sent to this address:

JPAY

P.O. Box 260250

Hollywood, FL 33026

If you wish to deposit money through the phone, it can be done by calling them. You must call this number: 870-575-1800.

Phone Calls

Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit offenders can make outgoing calls, but only to those on their approved call list. You will have to use Securus in order to receive calls from a prison on a cell phone - without Securus, it is not allowed. All subjects are subject to recording/monitoring.

Visiting Rules

Ark. State Prison - Varner Unit offers visitation everyday, unlike other facilities. The visiting hours are from 8 30 AM to 5 30 PM every day. However, processing for visitation ends at 2 30 PM.

Inmates get six visits per month, and two visits is the maximum number of visits possible on a weekend or holiday.

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