Stephenson County Jail Emailing An Inmate

Stephenson County Jail

Address:
1680 E. Singer Drive
Freeport, IL 61032

Phone:

815-235-8254

Text Messaging or Emailing with an Inmate from Stephenson County Jail

Since Stephenson County Jail contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling this jail's account.


Depending on the facility, inmates can either view messages from you by:

  • Viewing it on a device at the jail,
  • Viewing it on a Kiosk in their unit,
  • Print it out, and/or
  • Respond electronically.

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Stephenson County Jail.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Stephenson County Jail.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Stephenson County Jail.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Stephenson County Jail.
- Over the phone by calling 877-810-0914.

How much does it cost to send and receive messages?
Rates to send messages vary and are subject to change.
The typical cost is $1.00 per message, plus $1.00 per photo and $3.00 per 30 second video when available.
Step 1 - Sign in or create an account to find your facility.
Step 2 - Fund Account

NOTE: By turning on messaging, you will fund your account with $5.00 and authorize Prodigy / Jail ATM to charge your payment method for the same amount if you send a message or receive a collect message and do not have enough money.

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

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Stephenson County Jail follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Illinois, then choose Stephenson County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Stephenson County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Stephenson County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Stephenson County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Stephenson County.


 

How Do You Send Text or Email Messages to an Inmate in the Stephenson County Jail?

To send messages to a Stephenson County inmate follow these instructions:

Since Stephenson County Jail contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling the Stephenson County Jail account.
 

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Stephenson County Jail.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Stephenson County Jail.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Stephenson County Jail.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Stephenson County Jail.
- Over the phone 877-810-0914.

For all the information you need regarding messaging a Stephenson County inmate at the jail, including how it's done, how much it costs, rules and regulations and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with an inmate is recorded. Use discretion in what you discuss.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Stephenson County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Stephenson County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Stephenson County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Illinois, then choose Stephenson County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Stephenson County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Stephenson County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Stephenson County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Stephenson County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Stephenson County Jail

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