Inmate Information

Photo of inmate using the phone

INMATE HANDBOOK

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INMATE TELEPHONES

Most inmates have daily access to telephones in their housing units. Inmates may place phone calls between 7:30 a.m. and 11 p.m., except during lock-down times. All telephone calls by inmates are collect, except for the free local calls allowed during the booking process.

Inmates cannot receive incoming calls. Messages by telephone or in-person will not be taken by staff unless there is a verifiable emergency.

If you have any questions regarding your phone bill or wish to block or unblock your phone number, please call GTL at 1-877-650-4249. To set up an account please call GTL at 1-866-230-7761.

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INMATE MAIL

A valid return address, including sender's first and last name, must appear on the envelope. All mail for inmates should be addressed:

Inmate's Full Name c/o
Humboldt County
Correctional Facility
826 Fourth St.
Eureka, CA  95501

Acceptable Mail

Inmates can receive the following items if they are mailed directly from the publisher:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Soft cover books

Not Acceptable Mail

Inmate's may not receive the following items:

  • Packages
  • Obscene pictures or writings
  • Gang related materials
  • Escape materials
  • Polaroid photos
  • Cash or personal checks
  • Stickers or Stamps
  • Greeting Cards
  • Letters written on card stock or colored paper