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Old 08-12-2017, 12:37 PM
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hello and I am so sorry to ask an almost certainly repetitive question but my nerves are not allowing me to find the answer I need 😞 Are inmates allowed to make any calls from the reception center? Thank you for your help
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When they move an inmate it takes 24 hours for the phones to come on so if they are at the reception center more than 24 hours then they will be able to call but if they move again it won't work for another 24 hours.
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Actually till their phone list is in and approved they can't make calls. He has to submit his list of numbers and that can take time.
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Hello im new to this website, My husband just got moved to sfrc 5 days ago and i havent heard anything from him yet. No call no letter, i sent my phone bill and sent him 2 letters. How long did it take for you to get in contact with your loved one ???
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Its been a long time since reception and things have changed greatly. I think now the phone list doesn't get submitted till they reach their assigned place.

It will take a while for him to be able to write. Does he have money on his books for writing supplies and stamps for when he can get commissary?
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When my son went to Washington Reception Center, he could not have phone calls, he was allowed to write, I sent him a "care package" as soon as I knew that he was gone from the county jail, he had it within two days and we were "snail mailing" quickly. I know it is hard not to be able to speak with him/her, and he/she may be there at least 30 to 60 days. But sharpen up your pencil, pen or computer and douse him/her with letters, it helped my sons spelling and grammar loads. Good luck and stay strong.
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I placed money in his account this his first time in prison, i have no way of knowing if he knows that he has money in his account. Do you know if they give him a receipt or something letting them knoe?.
When he was in county jail they would give him receipt each time i deposit money in his account. But idk how sfrc works.
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I placed money in his account this his first time in prison, i have no way of knowing if he knows that he has money in his account. Do you know if they give him a receipt or something letting them knoe?.
When he was in county jail they would give him receipt each time i deposit money in his account. But idk how sfrc works.
They do not give them anything when they get money. Once a month they get a statement showing the money in and money out. You can call the 866 number and see if the deposit got there.
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