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San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility Inmate Phone Use


2861 Meadow Lark Drive
San Diego,
California
92123
San Diego County
Beds: 50
The information below provides complete instructions regarding San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility inmate phone use, how the jail phone system works, purchasing phone time online (where available), purchasing phone time over the phone online (where available), purchasing phone credits through commissary (where available) and setting up an account to reduce your cost of inmate phone calls from the San Diego County Jail in San Diego, California.

When available, the information below will explain how to communicate with your inmate using the jail's secure email message system.

Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate has access to the jail phones and your communication costs are reduced as much as possible.

Can I Phone An Inmate At The San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility?

No. Neither this jail nor any other jail allows you to directly phone an inmate.



Can I Leave A Message For An Inmate At San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility?

Most jails only allow you to leave a message for an inmate in case of a serious emergency such as a death in the family.

Other than for a family emergency, the only way to communicate with an inmate is by them phoning you, leaving you an email message using the jail's secure (and closely monitored) electronic message system, mail or during a visit.

Many jails are now contracting with a third party service (for a fee) which allows you to leave a recorded phone message for an inmate.

To see if the San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility has this service, go here or call 858-694-4510.



How Does An Inmate Make A Phone Call From San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility?

Juvenile detainees are not allowed to make phone calls from this facility.

To see San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility phone services, go to http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/probation/juvenile_halls.html or call 858-694-4510.

Some jails also allow sell phone cards directly to an inmate in the jail commissary store.



Can An Inmate Use A Cell Phone While In San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility?

No. Inmates are not allowed cell phones in San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility, although getting access to a cell phone in jail has become more common.

Some states such as California have made it a criminal offense to use and possess a cell phone and will file additional charges when it can be connected to an inmate. Cell phones are most often smuggled into the jail and then sold to the inmates by jail staff.



Can I Communicate By Email With An Inmate?

At this time, juvenile detainees do not have email access.

Call 858-694-4510 or click here to see if email services are being offered at this jail and if so, how to sign up you and your inmate.



Important Tips About Jail Phone Calls

If you were unable to find the information you were looking for on this page, call San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility at 858-694-4510 and ask their policies on getting phone calls from your inmate.

If staff chooses to allow a juvenile detainee to call his or her parents, a staff member will dial the number, get the parent on the phone and give the phone to the juvenile. The staff member will stay within earshot of the call and hang the phone up when the call has ended.

Click here to view the jail website for additional information. 

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