Ascension Parish Jail, LA

Ascension Parish Jail

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The Ascension Parish Jail is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. The jail is managed by the Ascension Parish County Sheriff’s Office. The jail has inmates who are either awaiting trial, sentencing, or a combo of both.

Inmates that are already sentenced are typically held for less than 24-months. Ascension Parish Jail also accepts inmates from the surrounding towns that do not have their own jail. The inmates are booked and kept until they head to arraignment.

Ascension Parish Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Ascension Parish Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 2384 Lemanville Cutoff Road, Donaldsonville, LA, 70390
Phone: 225-473-8674
Capacity: 572
Facility Type: Adult
City: Donaldsonville
Postal Code: 70390
State: Louisiana
County: Ascension Parish County
Official Website:

Ascension Parish Jail does have their inmate information roster public. You can find it at the Ascension Parish Jail official website. If you are not finding an inmate in the Ascension Parish Jail, you can always call the Ascension Parish Jail at 225-473-8674.

You will need to have the inmate’s number or their first and last name in order to for the officer to locate them.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail. You will need to address it as follows for them to receive your letters:

(Inmate’s Cell Location and SPN Number)
Ascension Parish Jail
2384 Lemanville Cutoff Road, Donaldsonville, LA, 70390

For safety and security purposes, follow these standards when sending mail to inmates through the U.S. Postal Service. Mail that does not meet these standards may be returned to the sender. These requirements do not apply to Legal Mail.

For the safety of our staff and other inmates, all mail will have to be sent through the United States Postal Service. Mail that does not meet the following requirements stated below will be mailed back to sender. However, Legal Mail is not included in this list.

  • Inmates can only receive postcards
  • Postage must be pre-printed or metered. No glued-on stamps will be permitted.
  • Postcards can be a minimum size of 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches.
  • Postcards can be a maximum size of 4.25 inches by 6 inches.
  • Postcards (the side you write on) must be white.
  • Your message can only be written in blue or black ink pen.

Sending Money

Money can be sent/deposited into an inmate’s account in Ascension Parish Jail in a few different ways.


You can deposit money using your credit, debit card, or cash right in the jail lobby or you can go down to the visitation center lobby.


You can put money in an inmate’s account in Ascension Parish Jail by using TouchPay. Fees do apply with this service.


You can also call TouchPay on the phone at 866-232-1899. Fees do apply with this service.


You can send money orders to the jail Ascension Parish Jail using either by snail mail also known as United States Postal Service or Western Union. Money orders cannot be larger than $75. The envelope must have “Inmate Accounting” written on it. Do not put your postcard in this envelope as it will be sent back to you along with the money order.

Phone calls

In every housing pod, there is a coinless pay telephone that inmates in Ascension Parish Jail can use without a fee to reach their legal counsel. However, the other phones will cost inmates to be able to phone home to family and friends.


As of right now, Ascension Parish Jail does not have the option to send emails to inmates. The only ways inmates can communicate with you is through letters and phone calls.


The commissary in Ascension Parish Jail is available once a week. The commissary is stocked with entertainment, clothes, personal hygiene, food, and much more. In order to be able to shop at the commissary, inmates must have money in their accounts.

Visiting Rules

Any and all visitors wanting to visit an inmate at the Ascension Parish Jail is required to be on the approved visitation list. This goes for either online visits and visits at the jail.

Appointments need to be made for visits. You must schedule your visit appointment 24-hours prior. You can either schedule online, or by stopping by at the jail. You cannot call the Ascension Parish Jail to set up an appointment.

Visitation takes place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Inmates who are in maximum-security or being kept in mental health parts of the facility are not permitted to have visitors.

Visiting 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

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are permitted 2 30-minute visitation appointments a week while in the Ascension Parish Jail.


Prison Life

Ascension Parish Jail offers healthcare for their inmates. Their healthcare includes dental, medical, mental health, and the access to get nutritional supplements and pharmaceutical drugs.

When inmates come to the Ascension Parish Jail, the staff members conduct an intake screening, which lets them develop a treatment plan.

While in the Ascension Parish Jail inmates will receive three free meals a day. If inmates would like snack items, they will be available at the commissary for a small fee.

Inmates are permitted one hour of recreation time every day. This is alongside with TV and games that can be found in every housing pod. If inmates want to play checkers or chess, they are available at the commissary.

The Ascension Parish Jail offers their inmates a library as an on-site resource for legal research. They also have a lending library where inmates can check out magazines and various books to read at leisure.

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