Frequently Asked Questions

FJPM’s main office is located in the chapel at the Forsyth Correctional Center at 307 Craft Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105. FCC is located off Cherry Street near the Department of Transportation

Currently, FJPM ministers in the Forsyth Correctional Center (prison) and the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center (jail).

Forsyth Correctional Center is located at 307 Craft Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Forsyth County Law Endorsement Detention Center: 201 N. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The FCLEDC (jail) is operated by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and is primarily used to house those who are awaiting trial or who have been ordered to serve a very short sentence. The FCC (prison) is operated by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and where inmates who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced by a judge serve all or a portion of their sentence.

There are approximately 850 men and women at the jail and 250 men incarcerated at the prison. These numbers can fluctuate.

Call 336-759-0063 or email the FJPM office at for information on volunteering at the prison or the jail.

Yes. FJPM relies heavily on volunteers to work with our chaplains and staff to carry out weekly worship services, Bible studies, life-skills classes, and much more. Please contact our office at or call 336-759-0063.

Yes. However, this is pending approval from the jail and/or prison leadership and after the ex-offender has been released for 6 months.

  • Pray for the worship services, Bible studies, and special programs held each week at the prison and the jail.
  • Have your church volunteer to lead a worship service
  • Lead a Bible study, reading class, or other program,
  • Provide snacks for one of the weekly ministry programs.
  • Become part of the Thursday Yokefellow Prison Ministry.
  • Collect personal hygiene articles such as soap, non-aerosol antiperspirant deodorant, toothpaste, and shampoo for the ministry to distribute.
  • Form a team in your church to pray for inmates and their families.
  • Help with an outreach to the inmate’s children.
  • Become a sponsor and mentor for male inmates and ex-inmates.
  • Invite a chaplain or ministry representative to speak at your church, business, or civic group.
  • Hire an ex-offender to work for your business.
  • Antiperspirant deodorant, stick or solid only
  • Toothpaste, 6-8 oz.
  • Soap, bath size
  • Shampoo, regular size

Yes, FJPM is a registered 501(c)3 organization.

FJPM is supported through faithful and generous supporters in our community, local churches, grants, and businesses.

FJPM chaplains are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to minister to those incarcerated in Forsyth County.

Yes. We would love to share with your church or group. Please contact our office at or call 336-759-0063 for more information or to schedule a date.

Yes. To contact a chaplain, email Include the name of the inmate/offender you would like the chaplain to see and which facility (jail or prison) he/she is currently housed, and any pertinent information related to the reason for the requested visit.