Ellis County Detention Center uses the services of jailfunds.com (aka JailFunds) for you to deposit funds into your inmate’s account so that you and they can purchase secure email messaging services from this jail’s e-messaging service.
You can deposit money four different ways:
Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.
To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Ellis 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 Ellis 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.
To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Ellis County Detention Center follow these steps:
For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Ellis County Detention Center check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Ellis County.
To receive phone calls from an inmate in Ellis County follow these instructions:
Ellis County Detention Center 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:
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 Ellis County Detention Center, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.
To deposit money online for an inmate in Ellis County Detention Center follow these steps:
For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Ellis County Detention Center, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Ellis County.
To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with correctpay.com to communicate with your Ellis County Detention Center inmate, follow the instructions below:
Ellis County Detention Center uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.
You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:
Begin the process to schedule a visit:
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
For all the information on remote video visits and 'at the jail' visitation for Ellis County Detention Center, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
To send a secure email message and digital photos to an inmate in Ellis County Detention Center follow these steps: