Inmate Information

Photo of inmate using the phone


English Version


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.

Photo of the inmate mailbox inside a dormINMATE 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

checkmarkAcceptable Mail

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

Soft cover books

Not Acceptable Mail

Inmate's may not receive the following items:

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