How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from McDonough County Jail
To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from McDonough 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 McDonough 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 to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in McDonough County
To send a secure email message to an inmate in McDonough County Jail follow these steps:
- Register with Inmate Sales, the company that handles inmate messaging in McDonough County, by creating an account.
- Select Illinois, then select McDonough County 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.
- If you want to pay by phone, call 877-998-5678.
- 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.
- Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.
- This product allows McDonough County inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.
- Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.
- Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.
Inmate Sales Apps
Google Play app
For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in McDonough County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for McDonough County.
How Do Inmates in McDonough County Jail Make Phone Calls?
To receive phone calls from inmates in McDonough County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:
- McDonough County Jail uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
- Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678.
- Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
- Services for McDonough County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.
Google Play app
For all the information regarding phone calls with McDonough County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.