How to Deposit Money in an Inmate's Trust Account in Order to Purchase Prepaid Calling Cards or Phone Calling Time
To Deposit Money in an inmate's account follow these steps:
- Create a ConnectNetwork account
- Select your inmate, and add to them to your account,
- Deposit money into his or her commissary account.
**NOTE** GTL is in a transition merging into a new company called ViaPath Technologies.
- Deposit options available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via phone 877-650-4249, and online.
- Mobile-friendly deposit options are available via their app.
- Deposits and payments made through automated channels (ConnectNetwork Website, Mobile App, Toll Free Phone, or Kiosk at the jail) are transmitted to the facility within one business day.
- Deposits that are mailed are processed the next business day after they are received by GTL.
- Inmate can choose how to spend the funds you deposit.
All the information you need to understand depositing money into an inmate's trust fund, specifically for phone calls in San Luis Obispo County, can be found on our Send Money Page.
How to Arrange Video Visitation with San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm Inmates
Follow these instructions to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL.
- Register yourself and all visitors.
- Select San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm
- Select your inmate.
- Schedule your preferred time for the visit.
For all the information you need to know regarding scheduling, cost, rules, tips and guidelines of inmate visits at the San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm 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 Luis Obispo County Honor Farm, 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 Luis Obispo County Honor Farm 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 Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm
To deposit money into the account of an inmate in San Luis Obispo County, follow these instructions:
- Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
- Select California.
- Select San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm
- Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate. This can be found by calling 805-781-4600 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 San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm
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.
How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm?
To receive phone calls from an inmate in San Luis Obispo County follow these instructions:
San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm 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 San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm
- Select your Inmate.
- Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
- Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)
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 San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.
- 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 San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo County
To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm follow these steps:
- Register here to create an account with icaregifts for San Luis Obispo County.
- Choose California, then San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm, and then 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 Luis Obispo County at any one time.
- There are a total of fourteen (14) pre-determined icaregift packs available to choose from.
- The gift packs for inmates in San Luis Obispo County 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.
For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in San Luis Obispo County Honor Farm, as well as sending money to the inmate so that they can purchase their own items, check out our Commissary Instructions Page for San Luis Obispo County.