Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center in Florida
If you are interested in contacting an inmate at Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center, there are certain rules you must follow. Contact can be made via mail, phone, and in person during appropriate visitation hours. Here we will cover the mail and phone contact options.
Remember, there are rules in the TGK facility designed to protect all persons involved including your inmate, the staff, and the rest of the inmate population. As long as you follow the rules as we describe them, you will be allowed mail and phone contact with the inmate.
First we'll cover how to go about talking to your inmate on the phone. They can either call you collect or you can set up a prepaid account called an Inmate Family Prepaid Program. GTL is the vendor who can help you with this. They also assist if you ever need to block an inmate call. To open a GTL account and deposit funds contact the company via mail or telephone as described below.
AdvancePay Service Dept.
Denver, Colorado 80291-1722
Phone 1-877-650-4249 or 1-866-230-7761
Customer Service Hours (Central Time)
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If you are prefer mail contact, you can do that also. But the rules are very strict and must be followed. Below we will give a high level explanation of the mail rules, but you should obtain the full not allowed list and keep it for reference. At TGK all mail is opened and examined. If you break the rules when mailing anything to the inmate, it will be returned to you.
When filling out the envelope you must put your full return address and the inmate's address. The inmate address includes their full name, booking number, cell location, and facility address. Do not leave off any part or write, draw, spray, smear, etc. anything else on the outside of the envelope.
Please remember, we do encourage contact with your inmate, but rules are in place to protect everyone in the facility, including visitors.
Here is a brief look at those unauthorized mail items. Remember to get the list!
- All published material like magazines, newspaper, and books have to come from the bookstore where purchased or the publisher. Wrapping must have their logo on it.
- Do not send any sexual material such as pictures or books
- Pictures should be 8x10 or smaller and have no sexual content or undertones
- Pictures cannot be polaroid type
- Never send candy or any food type
- Don't send sticky substances: stamps, glue, stickers, etc.
- No sexually oriented published material or pictures of any kind
Just keep your mail clean and simple and there won't be a problem. Write on regular sized paper, don't include sexual material, and don't write on the outside except for the addresses as instructed.
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