View Full Version : Halfway House in Las Vegas

12-12-2004, 09:58 AM

Eddie will get out next year in may from the federal Prison in CA Lompoc ,
and have to go straight to the Halfway House in Las Vegas for 6 month.

Can anybody of you give me some informations, what is the different.Can I visit him without any forms ?(They denied me before in CA,because I ONLY be a penpal and have not know him before :mad: ) .

Can I call him etc ...need some informations please !
Thanks in advance :D

12-15-2004, 01:58 AM
Hi- my bf just got out of the Federal HWH in Vegas last week. He did have me approved on his list, but I don't know if they are as strict in the halfway house as they were in the prison - I've been with him 17 years so we had no problem.
I will see if I can call and ask for you- they just moved the halfway house from an old motel downtown to a big warehouse next to a porn store!! Change is never for the good! pm me with your questions and I'll see what I can find out.

12-15-2004, 03:00 AM
Hi, thanks for your information..I thought if they get out they are mostly FREE??? No ?? uhh ohh..well, we planned that I will go to vegas in september, because he is sure after 3 month he can go to his uncel for visits and we want to meet us there ...but I was hoping to can call him, or send a bit stuff, u know ...I havenīt found any information in the net yet, besites visitor hours..but I am sure not for me. Next a porn store..yeah..thats a right place....hope to hear from you if you do have some more informations...I never was in Vegas ..itīs a really different to my own here..haha :D
thanks a lot !!


12-15-2004, 03:06 AM
oh by the way, he wrote me the address. 320 S.First Street ...right?

12-15-2004, 07:08 AM
No- that was the old one. They moved on Dec. 1 to 2901 Industrial Rd. He probably hasn't got that information yet. When he moves in, he will have to get a bus pass (they aren't allowed to drive) and start looking for a job immediately. He has to show them his check and pay them 25% of whatever he makes for his room and board. (That means his food.) They have 3 stages. At stage one, they used to be able to take walk for an hour, but since they moved in next to the porn store, that stopped!! At stage 2, he can go to his place of residence for about 8 hours each day on weekends, and at stage 3 they can have 24 hour furloughs. They do make them call in every 2 hours and they call to check on them- they are not allowed to be anywhere but their residence. If he is planning to stay with his uncle, yes, you could see him there:) .When they come back they always give them urine tests and breathalyzers. They are still inmates and they monitor them closely. Sometimes, they let them move out early and use the ankle bracelet, but they have to pay for that plus give the money to the halfway house anyway. I could bring him food and clothes and things, and they can buy their own as long as they're not late getting in from work. I'm not sure if you can mail him things but I will ask. Yes, there is more freedom, but they are not free! As far as calling, they had some pay phones in the lobby. You could call one of the numbers and if anyone was there they would answer and yell for your guy, which was nice. The new phones don't take incoming calls, unfortunately!:( The new place is worse- instead of 3 guys to a room, they have 4 guys to a little cubicle with a lot less space.