Blount County Detention Center Inmate Tablet Rental

Blount County Detention Center

Address:
225 Industrial Park Rd.
Oneonta, AL 35121-2758

Phone:

205-625-4133

Blount County Detention Center Inmate Tablet Rental

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How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Blount County Detention Center

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Blount County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Blount County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to visit an inmate in Blount County Alabama using Remote Video Visitation 

To visit an inmate in Blount County follow these steps:

  • In addition to visiting inmates at the jail, Blount County Detention Center uses a video visitation service called JailATM.
  • In order to visit with your inmate online or at the Blount County Jail Video Kiosk, you must first register with JailATM.
  • Once you register, choose the option for 'Video Calls' or Video Visits and you will be prompted for the information required, which will include copies of your state issued ID and more. 
  • Note: While JailATM also offers the following inmate services, Blount County Detention Center may or may not allow all of them. Check on the JailATM website to confirm.
  • Services available through JailATM are subject to change with no notice.
    1.  You Can Send Money
         Blount County Detention Center may have an agreement with JailATM so that you can deposit money online or using the kiosk in the Blount County Detention Center lobby.
    2.  You Can Send Gift Packs
         Blount County Detention Center may have an agreement with JailATM, which ships predetermined Gift Packs of candy, snacks and hygiene products to your inmate. Check the JailATM website to see if they allow these to be sent to your inmate.
    3.  You Can Email Inmate
         Blount County Detention Center may have an agreement with JailATM which handles secure messaging between you and your inmate. Check the JailATM website to see if they allow emailing your inmate.
  • Customer Support: 877-810-0914.

For full instructions on all the benefits of using JailATM to visit a Blount County inmate, visiting an inmate at the jail itself, rates, policies, rules, dress codes, bringing children, attorney and clergy visits and more, go to our official Visit Inmate Page. 


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Blount County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Blount County Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Alabama, then choose Blount County Detention Center
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Blount County Detention Center, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Blount County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Blount County Detention Center check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Blount County.


 

How Do You Send Text or Email Messages to an Inmate in the Blount County Detention Center?

To send messages to a Blount County inmate follow these instructions:

Since Blount County Detention Center contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling the Blount County Detention Center account.
 

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Blount County Detention Center.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Blount County Detention Center.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Blount County Detention Center.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Blount County Detention Center.
- Over the phone 877-810-0914.

For all the information you need regarding messaging a Blount County inmate at the jail, including how it's done, how much it costs, rules and regulations and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with an inmate is recorded. Use discretion in what you discuss.


 

How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Blount County Detention Center?

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Blount County follow these instructions:

Blount County Detention Center uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.

In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:

  • Register here, or by phone 800-943-2189
  • Choose Alabama.
  • Choose Blount County Detention Center
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
  • Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)

NOTE:
1.   You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2.  When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3.  When allowed by Blount County Detention Center, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.

Fees

  • Adding funds to your account - $3.00 
  • Cost of phone call of a Prepaid Collect Account - $0.21 per minute
  • Cost of an interstate (ex. Alabama to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. Alabama to Alabama) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost if you set up your account (or fund it) by phone using a live agent, you will be charged a one-time fee of $5.95.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Blount County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Blount County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Blount County Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Blount County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Alabama, then choose Blount County Detention Center
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Blount County Detention Center, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Blount County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Blount County Detention Center, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Blount County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Blount County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Blount County Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Alabama, then select Blount County Detention Center, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.
  • You can deposit money four ways:
  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the VendEngine kiosk in the Blount County Detention Center lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account, what the fees are, how long it takes to hit their account and more, check out our full money and commissary guide for Blount County Detention Center.


 

How to Have Remote Video Visits and 'At the Jail' Visits with an Inmate in Blount County

To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with correctpay.com to communicate with your Blount County Detention Center inmate, follow the instructions below:

Blount County Detention Center uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the Blount County Detention Center lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

  • Register by creating an account here.
  • Add a payment method.
  • Select Alabama
  • Select Blount County Detention Center
  • Select your inmate
  • Schedule a visit.

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364

For all the information on remote video visits and 'at the jail' visitation for Blount County Detention Center, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How Do Inmates in Blount County Detention Center Get Money to Make Phone Calls?
 

To send money to an inmate in order to make phone calls in Blount County Detention Center, follow these steps:

1. Register with correctpay online, the money depositing service used by Blount County Detention Center, or call Customer Service at 855-836-3364. They are open 24/7.

2. Once registered, select Alabama, then Blount County Detention Center, then the inmate you want to send money to.
3. Choose an amount, then a payment method (any major credit or debit card in your name), and then send.

NOTE: There is a cost to use this service... usually no more than 5%. The link below has all the information you need to know.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Blount County inmates; what phone service they use, calling cards information, the rules, policies, fees, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

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