Tensas Parish Jail Information

318-766-3961
203 HancockPO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366


Tensas Parish Jail is a medium security county jail located in city of St. Joseph, Tensas Parish County, LA. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Louisiana state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Tensas Parish Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Tensas Parish Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Tensas Parish Jail
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:203 HancockPO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366
Contact Numbers:318-766-3961
Capacity:
City:St. Joseph
Postal Code:71366
State :Louisiana
County:Tensas Parish County
Jail Webpage:

Tensas Parish Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Tensas Parish Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Louisiana statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
203 HancockPO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 318-766-3961.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Tensas Parish Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation Hours
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 2 nearby jails/prisons

Avoyelles Parish Simmsport Detention

819 Martin Luther King Drive, Simmsport, LA, 71369 318-941-2885

Tensas Parish Jail

203 HancockPO Box 138, St. Joseph, LA, 71366 318-766-3961

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