Placerville Jail Inmate Tablet Rental

Placerville Jail

Address:
300 Forni Road
Placerville, CA 95667

Phone:

530-621-6000

Placerville Jail Inmate Tablet Rental

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How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Placerville Jail?

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

Placerville Jail 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 California.
  • Choose Placerville Jail
  • 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 Placerville Jail, 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. California to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. California to California) 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 El Dorado County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

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

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Placerville Jail follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select Placerville Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for El Dorado County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in El Dorado County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Placerville Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for El Dorado County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in El Dorado County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Placerville Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select California, then select Placerville Jail, 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 Placerville Jail 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 Placerville Jail.


 

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

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

Placerville Jail 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 Placerville Jail 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 California
  • Select Placerville Jail
  • 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 Placerville Jail, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How to Send Commissary Money to an Inmate in El Dorado County

To send commissary money to an inmate's account in Placerville Jail follow these steps:

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com.
  • Deposit at the VendEngine kiosk in the Placerville Jail lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

correctpay.com Contact, Help and FAQ

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

For all information, tips and available items for send money and for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Placerville Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for El Dorado County.


 

How to Send a Secure Email or Text Message to an Inmate in El Dorado County

To send a secure email message and digital photos to an inmate in Placerville Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select California, then select Placerville Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court... So be careful what you write.
  • Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
    Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
    Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Placerville Jail and send them photos, check out our Secure Messaging Guide for El Dorado County. 
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364


 

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