Inmate Information & Funding
Important News Regarding Inmate Telephone Calls
Effective August 19, 2011
The Plymouth County Correctional Facility has contracted with a new inmate telephone service. To receive calls from a friend or family member housed at PCCF, you must set up an account with Global Tel*Link, GTL. There are two ways to sign up:
- You may go online: http://www.gtl.net/
- You may set up an account over the phone: 1-800-483-8314
To claim your funds from the previous telephone provider, please call: 1-800-844-6591.
Acceptance of Inmate Funds in the Visiting Lobby
Funds to be placed in an inmate's account are accepted in the Front Lobby of the Plymouth County Correctional Facility daily between 7am and 10pm.
As of July 15, 2009 deposits will no longer be accepted by the visits officer. Funds must be deposited directly into the Access Secure Deposits kiosk. The kiosk accepts:
Cash rates are as follows:
Credit card and cash deposits are limited to $300.00 per day.
Credit card deposits can also be made by phone or internet, service fees apply.
Bank Certificate, registered and cashier money orders will still be accepted by mail only. All checks should be made payable to both the Plymouth County Correctional Facility and the inmate with their ID number.
Acceptance of Inmate Personal/Court Clothing
- An inmate's personal clothing may be exchanged on a one for one basis.
- All clothing exchanges must be initiated by the inmate. The inmate must first identify the person allowed to exchange the clothing, in accordance with applicable facility procedures.
- The individual making a property exchange must provide valid picture identification.
- All clothing exchanges take place from the RELEASE LOBBY: MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 9AM THROUGH 2:30PM AND TUESDAY 7-9PM
- Releases for sentenced inmates commence after 9am, Monday through Friday.
- Parole releases will commence after 9AM, Monday through Friday.
- Bails are conducted when a bail commissioner is available. A bail takes an average of one to two hours to be processed. Bails take place at the Release Lobby.
- All bails require cash, however, bail in amounts over $5,000 must be in the form of a Certified Bank Check. This must be made out to the individual bail commissioner. There are multiple commissioners, and the facility must be contacted. Questions regarding the procedure should be directed to the Booking & Release Department by calling 1-508-830-6200. Any persons calling should state that they are requesting information regarding a bail and that they need to speak to someone in the Booking and Release Department. Certified Bank Checks made payable to anyone other than the on-duty bail commissioner will not be honored.
- The bail commissioner's fee is $40.00. This amount must be cash, separate and in addition to the amount of the bail/surety.
- The person providing the bail must be at least 18 years of age.
- It is recommended to call the facility regarding the bail, to ensure that the inmate is bailable and you are aware of the proper bail amount(s).
- Any exception to these bail guidelines are the sole province of the bail commissioner.
- You may communicate with an inmate through telephone conversations.
- All telephone calls must be initiated by the inmate, via the telephones provided at the facility. Inmates are not allowed to receive calls.
- All outgoing calls from inmates are made on collect only telephones and are recorded.
- In an emergency, and for information, visitors can telephone (508) 830-6200.
- You may communicate with an inmate via the U.S. Mail.
- Mail is received Monday through Saturday (excluding holidays) from the Post Office.
- All incoming mail is opened, and checked for contraband, prior to being delivered to an inmate.
- Inmate’s may receive funds through the mail, this should be in the form of a Bank Certificate, Registered and Cashier Money order.
- Magazines and soft cover books are accepted, but must be sent directly from the publisher or a bookstore. No hard cover books are allowed.
- All privileged mail is opened in the presence of the inmate and checked for contraband, prior to the inmate receiving it.
- Polaroid type instant photographs will not be accepted in the facility.
- Any pictures, drawings, publications depicting nudity are prohibited. Gang related materials are strictly prohibited.
- All inmate mail received at the facility should be addressed as follows, to expedite delivery to the inmate.
- All addressed mail should include the inmate's full first & last name, middle initial, the Inmate’s ID # and the inmate's housing unit and room #, PCCF, 26 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360.
- Mail without a return address on the envelope will not be accepted (Full name of the person sending the mail is required).
- Any mail deemed as unacceptable or not authorized for receipt or retention by an inmate, will be returned to the sender. Any questions regarding mail may be directed to the Mail Room, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Persons with any item they wish to mail, but are unsure about, are encouraged to call prior to mailing the item. Calling may help to ensure that the item will be accepted when it arrives.
See example below:
The Plymouth County Correctional Facility is a Smoke Free Environment
"IT IS PROHIBITED TO BRING CIGARETTES, CHEWING TOBACCO OR ANY FORM OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS INTO THE INSTITUTION."
CELL PHONES ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE FACILITY WITHOUT EXPRESS PERMISSION FROM THE SHERIFF, SPECIAL SHERIFF, SUPERINTENDENT, OR DESIGNEE.
For information regarding topics not mentioned, please see the Visit Officer or call1-508-830-6200. Your questions will be answered or you will be directed to the appropriate department.