- Inmate Accounting
- Inmate Deposit Information
Inmate Deposit Information
Process for Depositing Money into Inmate AccountsAn inmate trust fund account is assigned to each inmate. This allows the inmate to make purchases from the commissary, pay various fees and fines, and send money to their family. There is no limitation on how much money may be deposited to an inmate’s account via the mail, lobby kiosks located in specified buildings, internet and telephone.
Lobby KioskThe lobby kiosk system may be utilized by visitors to the Division of Corrections. The use of the lobby system inside of the K-Building on the Main Compound and the Intake and Reception Center (IRC) Lobby are available for use seven (7) days a week during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (0700 – 1900). Visitors may deposit money into an inmate’s account via credit card (Note: Visa or MasterCard Only), debit card, or cash utilizing the lobby kiosks. Monies applied via the lobby kiosks shall be credited to the inmate’s account and available for use within twenty-four (24) hours. Family and friends are required to have the inmate’s R & I # and the Shelby County Division of Corrections (SCDC) Facility Locator Number: 105 to deposit money to an inmate’s account for all lobby transactions.
Family and friends have the ability to place funds on inmates’ accounts by using the internet site listed above. Monies applied via the internet by using a Visa or MasterCard credit card or debit card shall be credited to the inmate’s account and available for use within twenty-four (24) hours. Internet transactions may be performed twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. The R & I # and the SCDC Facility Locator Number 105 is required for all internet transactions.
Individuals may also call the Touch Pay Automated System at 1-888-988-4768 to apply funds to an inmate’s account via the telephone. Monies applied by calling the toll free telephone number must use Visa or MasterCard credit card or debit card shall be credited to the inmate’s account and available for use within twenty-four (24) hours. Telephone transactions may be performed twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Individuals must have the R&I # and the SCDC Facility Locator Number 105 for all telephone transactions.
Toll Free Telephone
Employees are prohibited from placing money on an inmate’s account unless that inmate is an immediate family member and even in such cases, the employee must secure authorization from the Director/Designee. Once approval is secured, the employee will not have to secure future authorization for the same relative during that period of incarceration.