Sebastian County Adult Detention Center Sending Money

Sebastian County Adult Detention Center Sending Money

INMATE MONEY ACCOUNTS

You can fund an inmates account FIVE DIFFERENT WAYS:

  • By Phone – Call Customer Service at
  • By Web – using the Customer Portal
  • By Automated Payment System – Call 877-618-3516 and choose option 2.
  • By Kiosk – in the Lobby of the Detention Center
  • By - Mail - Mail a Money Order (see address below)

Using this system, you have the ability to add funds to three of your inmate's services:

1. Commissary - Deposit funds to an inmates commissary account.
2. Prepaid Account - Deposit funds for your specific phone number to receive calls.
3. Inmate PIN Debit - Deposit funds to an inmates phone account.

To make a payment with any of the options above, you may use a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) and at the Kiosk, you may also pay with cash.

The maximum deposit amount for a credit card transaction is $50 and for a cash deposit at the kiosk it is $100.

When making a payment on an account using a credit/debit card, you will be charged a convenience processing fee.

Another option is to send in a U.S. Postal Money Order where there is no extra fee required.

Correct Solutions Group
P.O. Box 796
Ruston, LA 71273

When mailing a money order, make sure you call 877-618-3516 first to ask the Customer Service Rep exactly what you need to enclose in the envelope with your payment.

How to Put Money on an Inmate Account in the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center

There are usually four choices for putting money on an inmate's books:

Choice 1 - Dropping Money at the Jail

Bring money to the jail in person. 

You can deposit it into the Kiosk in the Lobby.

Choice 2 - Deposit Inmate Money Online

Sebastian County Adult Detention Center uses a private company to process all online deposits to an inmate's account.

The company charges you a small fee for doing so, but the fee probably isn't as much as gas and parking would cost to take it to the jail in person.

Go to the online site for depositing funds. You will need to register an account, which is free to do and use a debit/credit card for the deposits.

Choice 4 - Make an Inmate Deposit over the Phone

Call 877-618-3516 and provide your credit card number. 

To do this you will need the inmate's offender # (inmate ID #) and full legal name.

Sebastian County Adult Detention Center Commissary Instructions

Sebastian County Adult Detention Center allows pre-determined commissary packs to be purchased by friends and family of inmates.  

The service they use is called icaregifts.

Instructions

1.    Register here.
2.    Click the "Find an Inmate" button and enter your loved one’s first name, last name, or inmate number. When the information is entered correctly, click the “Search” button to confirm they are in the system.
3.    Select the icare gift you want to send them.
4.    Confirm the order in your confirmation email.
5.    Sebastian County Adult Detention Center has up to 30 days to give your icaregift pack to your inmate.
6.    You will receive a confirmation email when it is delivered.

There are a total of fourteen (14) pre-determined icaregift packs available to choose from. 

They range in price from $10.49 for ten pre-stamped envelopes, 2 pens and a pad of writing paper…

… to $104.99 for a box of 85 snack and food items…

… with many gift packs priced in between.

Resources
Frequently Asked Questions (you must have an inmate chosen in order to review these FAQs for Sebastian County Adult Detention Center

Contact Info:
888-439-5020 - 8AM–9PM ET, 7 days a week.

What Can You Purchase for an Inmate's Commissary at Sebastian County Adult Detention Center

icaregifts is the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center's outside vendor for Commissary Items. They have a very good mix of Chips, Snacks, Candy, Meat, Seafood, Hygeine products, and Letter writing materials for sale on their website.

Who can Purchase Commissary for Sebastian County Adult Detention Center Inmates?

Anybody can purchase commissary for your inmate as long as there is not a 'no-contact order' in place, as this might get them in further trouble.

Because of the ability for family members and friends to purchase commissary online from icaregifts using a Visa or Mastercard credit or debit card, you and your inmate have more options.

Why Do Inmates in Sebastian County Adult Detention Center need Commissary?

Since inmates are not allowed to possess cash money while in custody, the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center allows the inmate's family and/or friends to purchase products online from icaregifts.

This allows them to obtain items such as personal hygiene products, snacks, apparel, electronics and stationery supplies. Otherwise they go without, and you don't want them to be obligated to others for their basic needs.

Medical Copays, Jail Fees and other Inmate Expenses

Many jails debit (charge) an inmate's commissary accounts for medical visits, any medications including over-the-counter pain reliever, jail stay fees, restitution, etc.

Taking this into consideration when deciding how much to deposit will ensure the inmate gets the amount you wanted him to have after things are deducted.

A quick call to the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center at 479-783-4988 will let you know how much is deducted from the books for each fee related to medical issues or other jail expenses.

Online you can find the medical fee information by going here, Other Sebastian County Adult Detention Center fees can be determined by going here or calling 479-783-4988.

Important Tips and Information About Your Inmate's Commissary

Sometimes an inmate's commissary money is used to purchase items to pay gambling debts or purchase prescription medicine from another inmate. If your inmate is spending more than $10.00 a day on commissary items, you are most likely paying for him or her to gamble or buy drugs.

Some inmates, specifically those who are targeted for being weak or are in jail for rape or child molestation, are forced to relinquish their commissary to avoid regular beatings from other inmates.

If you think your inmate is being targeted for violence or having their commissary taken to avoid beatings, contact the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center and ask to investigate. If an inmate is being targeted, they will intervene and have the victim placed in protective custody, away from the general population.

Put your financial needs first and the inmate's second. Don't forget, the inmate is getting three free 2,000 calorie meals a day. The food may not be of the highest quality, but the commissary food is generally much less nutritious.

Click here to purchase commissary online for your inmate at Sebastian County Adult Detention Center.

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