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**ATTENTION - INMATE CANTEEN UPDATE 5/26/2017**

INMATE ACCOUNT DEPOSITS affecting CANTEEN and PHONES

DUE to ACRJ switching to a new canteen service that will provide you additional options for canteen and phone use,
Please call and tell your family and friends not to place money on your account through the website, phone or lobby kiosk after midnight on Sunday, May 28th, 2017.

(DO NOT PUT IN MONEY AFTER 12:00a midnight Sunday May 28, 2017)

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Family and friends will be able to start putting money back on inmates’ accounts through the website, phone or lobby kiosk again on Wednesday, May 31st at 12PM.

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Questions about this will be addressed by Ms. Bradley and Mrs. Murray-Key in each housing area over the next few days for about 15 min. Some questions will not have a ready response as the transition is being made. Questions are welcomed. We thank you for your patience.

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A notice is being placed in the lobby so that visitors are aware.

Family and Friends can contact either Ms. Bradley or Mrs. Key at the jail 434-977-6981 x241 bradleyb@acrj.org or murray-keyg@acrj.org.

 

Send Money to an Inmate - Until 11:59pm Saturday, May 27th

Warning: 

1. Money placed on an inmate’s canteen account can be used by the inmate to make phone calls to anyone they want
        and purchase items. 

2. However, money placed only on a telephone account will only permit the inmate to only call the person who set up the
        account.  (Please click here to visit the telephone section of this website for more information.)

3. To put money on a CANTEEN (so the inmate can buy approved chips, snacks and clothing etc.) and PHONES (so that
        the inmate can call anyone they want.) There is no guarantee the inmate will call you. Inmates are not obligated to do
        so even if you put money on their account. You need the inmate’s Canteen # (call the jail at 434-977-6981 ext 241
        for the number)
             a. DO this If you only want the inmate to make calls and purchase canteen.
             b. No refunds are given if inmate’s pin number becomes compromised.
                        (Inmates must put in an Inmate Request Form to have their pin number changed)
             c. When the inmate is released, any available balance goes to the inmate.
 

Here are your options:

                                        i.    Website:
                                                   1.  Inmatedeposits.com  or call them  at 1-866-345-1884. (There is a fee – immediately
                                                         available)

                                         OR

                                         ii. Kiosk:  (Cash, debit/credit card – only)
                                                   1.  Inside ACRJ 24 hours/7 days/week. (There is a fee – immediately available)
                                                   2.  The kiosk does not take $1 bills only $5 bills and up, STAFF WILL NOT HAVE CHANGE)
                                                          It is suggested that you break bills larger than $20 prior to attempting to place it on the
                                                          kiosk.

                                          OR

                                          iii. Mail: (NO CASH.  Money Order’s  or Cashier’s Check only)
                                                    1.   Do not include any other notes or photos etc. in the envelop – this does not go to the
                                                          inmate. It is simply placed on their account.

                                                          ACRJ – Inmate Canteen Fund
                                                          Care of (Inmate’s Full Name at Booking), Your ID #
                                                          P.O. Box 7626
                                                          Charlottesville, VA 22906
       

 

AT NO TIME WILL FUNDS BE TAKEN BY ACRJ STAFF IN PERSON FOR ANY REASON

For any additional questions or information, please contact:
Belinda Bradley
bradleyb@acrj.org
434-977-6981 ext. 234

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
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