The Prisoner Correspondence Project is a solidarity project for gay, lesbian, transsexual, transgender, gendervariant, two-spirit, intersex, bisexual and queer prisoners in Canada and the United States, linking them with people a part of these same communities outside of prison.

PENPAL PROGRAM

We are always looking for non-incarcerated people to get involved as penpals. It only takes a few moments.

Get a penpal today

THE WORD IS OUT

Our biannual newsletter contains prison news, celebrity gossip, prisoner writing and art and much more.

Read This Issue!

ABOUT US

We've been around for almost a decade and we're still going strong. Find out about our history, stats, and contact info.

Contact us!

FAQ'S

We've put together a list of questions that come up most often when deciding to get a penpal, or beginning correspondence.

Check them out!

PUBLIC EDUCATION

We try to raise awareness on broader issues of prison expansion, policing, and criminalization in the LGBT community.

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RESOURCE LIBRARY

We operate a resource library of harm-reduction materials, prisoner writing, smut, that you can send inside to your penpal.

BROWSE LIBRARY

VOLUNTEER

Volunteer Sessions

  • Every week we get 70+ letters at our central office and need help reading, sorting, and responding to each one. We hold regular volunteer sessions:
  • Every Tuesday
    15h00 - 20h00
  • Every Thursday
    15h00 - 20h00
  • If you can't make these times, get in touch to schedule another time.

WHERE WE ARE

Upcoming Events

FUNDRAISING

The price of mail keeps going up, so we rely on a network of grassroots supporters to enable our work.

DONATE NOW

The Prisoner Correspondence Project is a proud working group of QPIRG Concordia and QPIRG McGill. We are endlessly grateful and appreciative for the support they provide us.