Kings County Juvenile Center Inmate Mail

Kings County Juvenile Center Inmate Mail

When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:




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All mail sent to an inmate at the Kings County Juvenile Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

Main Phone: 559-584-1431 ext. 2812

The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Kings County Juvenile Center Inmate Mail Policies, Mail Instructions, what type of mail is NOT allowed, Rules for Mailing letters, photos, postcards, emailing an inmate, magazines, newspapers, books and packages to Kings County Juvenile Center in Hanford, California.

Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate receives his/her mail and not have it thrown away.

The Kings County Juvenile Center has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.

How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope

Inmate's First and Last Name
1424 Forum Drive
Hanford, CA 93230

All mail sent to an inmate at the Kings County Juvenile Center must include the senders name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and discarded.

To confirm the mailing address and/or any new policies regarding inmate mail call 559-584-1431 ext. 2812 or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.

How to Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in Kings County Juvenile Center

To send a text or email message to a Kings County inmate, do the following:

Kings County Juvenile Center uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.

Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Kings County or any jail or prison in the country).
Steps: 
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Kings County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all Kings County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Kings County Juvenile Center, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.


 

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Kings County Juvenile Center

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Kings County Juvenile Center, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Kings County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Kings County Juvenile Center

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Kings 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 Kings 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 Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Kings County Juvenile Center?

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

Kings County Juvenile 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 California.
  • Choose Kings County Juvenile 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 Kings County Juvenile 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. 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 Kings County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How Do Inmates in Kings County Juvenile Center Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Kings County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Kings County Juvenile Center uses the services of IC Solutions.
  • Register with them online or call them at 888-506-8407
  • Agents are available 24 hours a day, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Kings County inmates and their families and friends include Collect Calling, PIN Debits, Purchasing Calling Cards, Voicemail & Prepaid calls.  In addition, IC Solutions provides secure messaging, sending photos, video phone calls and online deposits for inmates and their families in Kings County.
  • Although rates are subject to change, they generally run about $0.21 per minute for phone calls.

Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.

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


 

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