View Full Version : SOL 2011 Sending Packages, Books, Mags, & Money Question & Info Thread


Shari
01-03-2011, 06:04 PM
This is the 2011 SOL Thread for Questions and Answers Only about Sending
Packages, Books, Magazines & Money.


Packages


Packages can be sent once a quarter. (If he is still in reception he can't receive packages he can begin receiving them once he is mainlined) There are two different types of packages that can be sent. Quarterly (Quarterly packages consist mainly of food products, toiletries, clothing, shoes.) and Special packages (Special packages consist mainly of electronics. TV, radios.) Both types of Packages must be sent thru a approved vendor. Here is a list of the approved vendors.


Access Securepak
P. O. Box 50028
Sparks, NV 89435-0028
Ph: (800) 546-6283
www.californiaqp.com (http://www.californiaqp.com/)


Mikes Better Shoes
1252 Berlin-Haddonfield Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Ph: (800) 431-1911
www.mikesbettershoes.com (http://www.mikesbettershoes.com/)


Music by Mail
129 31st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Ph: (718) 369-6982


Packages R Us
2648 East Workman Ave. #424
West Covina, CA 91791
Ph: (866) 303-7787
www.packagesrus.com (http://www.packagesrus.com/)


Union Supply Direct
P.O. Box 7006
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220-7006
Ph: (866) 404-8989
www.CaliforniaInmatePackage.com (http://www.californiainmatepackage.com/)


The Inmate Store
P.O. Box 798
Pine Grove, CA 95665
Ph: (209) 257-4824
www.theinmatestore.com (http://www.theinmatestore.com/)


The Vitamin Outlet
Fitness Systems Mfg. Corp.
P.O. Box 2073
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Ph: (800) 822-9995


Walkenhorst’s
1774 Industrial Way
Napa CA 94558
Ph: (800) 660-9255
https://walkenhorsts.com (https://walkenhorsts.com/)


Yellow Ribbon Online
580 N. Beach Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Ph: (866) 959-7426
www.yellowribbononline.com (http://www.yellowribbononline.com/)


The quarters are as follows.


Jan-March 1st quarter,
April-June 2nd quarter,
July-Sept 3rd quarter
and Oct.-Dec 4th quarter


BOOKS & MAGAZINES


Books and magazines are allowed. They can be ordered from online retailers. Books must be soft covered. Used paperback books are allowed thru a distributor, bookstore that does mail order, or publisher. Books and magazines do not count as a package.


MONEY



Money can be sent via money order or a money transfer.



When sending a money order please include the inmates name and CDC number and the mail room will take care of it. Money orders can take a couple of weeks to post to the guys account.




When sending money via a money transfer you can use the following site. Doing the transfer this way will be posted to the guys account within a day or two. There is a fee charged by the company to send money.




Jpay.com (http://jpay.com/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fDefault.aspx)




If the inmate owes restition then 55% of what you send will be taken out by the prison and applied toward his/her restition.

ZGM
01-04-2011, 10:38 AM
so you could only send four packages in the whole year?

dragon_92503
01-09-2011, 03:06 PM
so you could only send four packages in the whole year?

Yes, they get 1 package per quarter... this is typically food, toiletries, clothing/shoes and music
Also they get 1 special purchase per quarter.... this is TV, radios, typewriters, basically anything electronics and the accessories

(https://www.accesscatalog.com/shop/index.html?view=category&ProgramID=3&CatID=8505)