San Benito County Juvenile Hall Inmate Mail

San Benito County Juvenile Hall 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 San Benito County Juvenile Hall 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: 831.636.4050

The information below provides complete instructions regarding the San Benito County Juvenile Hall 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 San Benito County Juvenile Hall in Hollister, California.

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

The San Benito County Juvenile Hall has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.

How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope

Inmate's First and Last Name
3230 Southside Road
Hollister, CA 95023

All mail sent to an inmate at the San Benito County Juvenile Hall 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 831.636.4050 or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the San Benito County Juvenile Hall by Phone

Follow these instructions on how to open an account with GTL Connect Network (aka Viapath Technologies)

  • Advance Pay - This phone account allows you to prepay so that your inmate can call you (and only you) whenever he/she wants and the cost of each call is deducted from your balance. You can even be notified by text when your balance gets low. You still have the option of accepting or rejecting each call.
  • Pin Debit  -  This option allows you to fund an inmate's commissary account and lets him pay for phone calls to you and others with the money. You will have no control over who your inmate calls.
  • Voicemail  -  You can leave a secure voicemail without having to contact the facility. When you call the local phone number for a facility offering Inmate Voicemail (call Customer Service at 877-650-4249 to get the local voicemail number for San Benito County Juvenile Hall, you will be informed of the cost for leaving a message. To leave your message, simply select the inmate by ID number. Then, record your voicemail.

For full instructions on the San Benito County Juvenile Hall Inmate Phone Syste, what the costs are, how it works, and tips and guidelines on rules, regulations and saving money on calls, check out our Send Money Page.


 

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

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in San Benito County Juvenile Hall follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select San Benito County Juvenile Hall, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for San Benito 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 San Benito County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in San Benito County Juvenile Hall check out our Commissary Instructions Page for San Benito County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from San Benito County Juvenile Hall

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from San Benito 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 San Benito 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.