Allen Parish Jail – Inmate Roster, Visitation, Phone, Send Money

Jail NameAllen Parish Jail
Jail TypeParish Jail
Location7340 LA-26 W, Oberlin, LA 70655
Contact Numbers337-639-4353
Capacity70 (approx)
Postal Code70655
CountyAllen Parish
WardenBlair Fontenot
Jail WebpageOfficial Site
Inmate SearchOnline Jail Roster

The new complex Allen Parish Jail was built in 2015, with its first inmate housed since September 2015. Old complex was built in 1913 now known as “white house”. The old facility is completely retired now.

The current correctional house is present on the 1st floor near rear-end. It has direct connection with the courtroom which aids in added security during inmate transfers to & from court. The front-end of this floor also houses Administration Unit, 911 room, dispatch,registration & bonding office along with registration and patrol divisions.

2nd floor has all administrative offices, and a large multi-purpose hall.

The jail has several dormitories, each supervised by a correctional officer directly. A receiving sally port is present near its entrance. A separate wing houses a large kitchen which is manned by a trustee inmate and supervised by a Deputy & correctional officer.
There are a couple transport officers who transport inmates to different facilities around the state, take inmates to doctor’s & dentists’ appointments, etc.

Visitation Rules

Personal visitations are allowed at this facility. This is a free facility. The jail might also have video-visitation, but please call 337-639-4353 beforehand to know more.

Physical visitations are non-contact through clear glass in between. Inmates are allowed 2 visitors/day.

For specific rules, please call them at the number above.

Visitation Hours
Monday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sending a Mail/Package

To send mail/parcel, use the address mentioned below.

INMATE first & last NAME
Inmate ID
Allen Parish Jail
P. O. Box 278
Oberlin, LA70655

Sending Money

All inmates are allowed commissary. Money may be deposited directly via jail kiosks on first floor. To send money online, call 337-639-4353 for specific details.

Phone calls

Inmates are allowed one-way phone calls. You cannot call them from outside. However inmates may call from inside jail to anybody in their approved lists. These calls are charged to the receiver. Please be aware that these phone lines are recorded & not confidential.

The staff normally don’t take personal messages for relaying to inmates. However in special & urgent situations, you may request for message to be delivered. It is not guaranteed that your request will be honored, but its worth a try anyways. You will need to call and request the warden at 337-639-4353.

County and Sheriff

Allen Parish (named after Henry Watkins Allen) was established in 1912. It has a population of 25,764 spread over an area of 766 sq mi. It ranks 27th in terms of size and its seat is located in Oberlin.

Allen has a violent crime rate of 24 per 100,000 population(93% lower than national average).

NameAllen Sheriff Office
SheriffDouglas L. Hebert III
Address601 Court Street, Oberlin, LA 70655
WebsiteOfficial Link
Contact FormOnline Form

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