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[Sticky] Zoom "Virtual Visits" During Covid  

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Virtual Visit program offers 10 minute visits effective from Monday, April 6, has been implemented at the

  • Golden Grove Prison,
  • Remand Prison,
  • Women’s Prison
  • Maximum Security Prison 

How to get a Virtual Visit

  • Prisoner must initiate request through Welfare
  • Welfare will coordinate with family member to schedule visit

How long and how often are the visits?

  • Visits will be accommodated once every two weeks
  • Duration of up to ten (10) minutes. 

How do I access a visit? What are the requirements?

  • You must have a valid email address
  • You can use your mobile phone or any device with a camera, speaker and microphone
  • You will be advised of date and time of visit by Welfare Officer
  • You will receive an invitational link via email sent from the Prison establishment which contacted you, indicating guidelines to be adopted during the visit and for video conferencing

What will I do on the day and time of my visit?

  • Click the zoom link sent to you in the email from the prison at least 10 minutes before your call to allow for any tech issues
  • If you don't have the app on your phone, it will prompt you to download
  • Normal visitation rules apply as listed in guidelines to be adopted during a visit (see visitation page for rules)
  • If you contravene any of the established rules or guidelines your Virtual Visit will be immediately terminated.