Monterey County Youth Center Family & Friends Information

Monterey County Youth Center INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Monterey County Youth Center in Salinas, Monterey County, California, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Monterey County Youth Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Monterey County Youth Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Monterey County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the California Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Monterey County Youth Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Monterey County Youth Center

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Monterey 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 Monterey 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 Do Inmates in Monterey County Youth Center Make or Receive Phone Calls?

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

1.  Start by confirming that Monterey County Youth Center has the phone service you need to communicate with your inmate by the facility lookup here.
2. In the meantime, you can create an account here for GettingOut.
3. Then add funds to your account. This account can be controlled by just you, or by both you and your inmate.
4. Last, select Monterey County Youth Center, and then the inmate you wish to communicate with.

Monterey County Services that are provided by GettingOut, a GTL company:
 - Phone Calls & Voicemail 
 - Video Visits (from home or jail lobby)
 - Email & Photo Sharing
 - Tablet Rental
 - Deposits


Phone & Voicemail Fees

1.  GettingOut charges $0.25 per minute for all phone calls, prepaid or collect, within California.
2. Prepaid calls between California and other states costs $0.21 per minute. International calls are $0.95 per minute.
3. There is a fee of $3.00 every time you add money to your account online, and it costs $5.95 if you add funds over the phone with a live agent.
4. You can also leave an inmate a short voice message for a flat fee of $1.25.

Note: Rates are subject to change.

Types of Phone Calls
Collect Calls
Collect calls allow you to accept and pay for calls to your land line (only) phone account. This means that if you accept your call from your inmate, all the charges for that call will then be billed to your land line phone account and will show up and be listed on your next local phone bill. Additional fees, costs, restrictions may apply.

Prepaid calls (Direct Calls)
With Prepaid Calls you can set up your account so that the inmate can only call you and/or you can just deposit money in their account and they can purchase prepaid phone cards through their commissary and call whoever they choose, provided the Monterey County Youth Center approves of the phone number.

Quick Connect
Quick connect is an alternative to collect calls. It allows you to quickly pay for a phone call with your credit card.  When your inmate calls you, follow the instructions from the automated voice system to pay for that one phone call, directly billed to your card.

Customer Service
If you have any questions about the Monterey County Youth Center GettingOut phone services, you can call them at 866-516-0115.

* All the information you need to understand making and receiving phone calls with inmates in Monterey County, can be found on our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How Do You Visit an Inmate in Monterey County Youth Center?

To visit an inmate in Monterey County, whether by video or in person 'at the jail', follow these steps:

Other than 'at the jail' visits between you and your inmate, which is explained and outlined in detail on our Visit Inmate Page, Monterey County remote video inmate visitation can be done using the services of GettingOut

There are three ways to remotely visit your inmate in Monterey County Youth Center:
1.  Using the GettingOut Kiosk at the jail.
2. Using your computer from home.
3. Using your phone on the GettingOut apps.

To remotely visit an inmate in Monterey County follow these steps:
1.  Start by confirming that Monterey County Youth Center's Video Visitation is working correctly by looking up Monterey County here.

2.  The next step is to create an account here for GettingOut.
3. Then add funds to your account.
4. Last, select Monterey County Youth Center, and then the inmate you wish to communicate with.

Other Monterey County Services provided by GettingOut:
 - Phone Calls & Voicemail 
 - Email, Photo & Video Sharing
-  Inmate Tablet Rental
-  Deposits

Customer Service
If you have any questions about the Monterey County Youth Center Visitation Services you can call them at 866-516-0115.
Frequently Asked Questions

* All the information you need to have complete knowledge about inmate visitation; policies, rules, fees, schedules, tips, dress codes, and children, lawyers and clergy visitation in Monterey County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.

Monterey County Youth Center Phone: 831-755-3782


 

How Inmates Can Use a Tablet to Access Services at Monterey County Youth Center

To find out how to get access to a tablet for inmate read the following:

1.  First, Register or Sign In to GettingOut/GTL

2.  Purchase the services you want for your Monterey County Youth Center inmate.
3. All inmates have free access to the tablets to read their letters from family & friends, but there are many other services available to keep your inmate busy while incarcerated... such as Games, Books, Music and Movies. These other services come with fees that you can pay for when you pay for phone service.

To learn more about Tablet Rentals for inmates, including the cost, all the services available and everything else you need to know, check out our Tablet Rental Page.


 

Depositing Money for Communicating with an Inmate

How to Make a Deposit for Phone, Email or Visitation using GettingOut.com

Monterey County Youth Center uses GettingOut for some or all of its communication services with an inmate.

If you want to deposit money using this company for your use or your inmate's account, there are four ways to do it:

  • Online - They accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • At the Monterey County Youth Center using the kiosk in the jail lobby - (cash, debit or credit card) NOTE - Monterey County Youth Center may require identity verification so bring your driver’s license or some other form of ID.
  • By phone by calling 866-516-0115 - They have bi-lingual operators are standing by 24 hours 7 days a week to assist you with your deposit. Major credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • By using their app, either Android or iphone. - All credit cards mentioned above are accepted.

For all the information you need to know, including tips, guidelines and warnings about depositing money in a Monterey County Youth Center inmate's account for communication services, check out our Send Money page.


 

How to Bail out an Inmate in Monterey County

To Bail out or Post Bond for an Inmate in Monterey County Youth Center follow these steps:

For complete Instructions on How to Bail or Bond an Inmate in Monterey County Youth Center, check out our Inmate Bail page.


 

How to Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in Monterey County Youth Center

To deposit money into the account of an inmate in Monterey County, follow these instructions:

  • Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
  • Select California.
  • Select Monterey County Youth Center
  • Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate.  This can be found by calling 831-755-3782 or by looking up the inmate's name in the Inmate Search link above.
  • Enter your billing information and send money.
  • You can also deposit cash using the kiosk at the Monterey County Youth Center

For all the information you need regarding making an inmate deposit, what it costs, how much you can send, how long it takes for your inmate to receive funds and more, check out our Send Money Page.


 

Monterey County Youth Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Monterey 85


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

970 Circle Drive
Salinas, CA 93905


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

831-784-0254

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
c/o Monterey County Youth Center
970 Circle Drive
Salinas, CA 93905


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