Deposit money to an inmate's personal account

You can transfer money to an inmate's personal canteen account. Inmates can use this money to buy various items.

Access Corrections Secure Deposits

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Access Corrections Secure Deposits is available for those who wish to send money to inmates. Secure Deposits allows for deposits: online through Access Corrections, by utilizing the ACCESSCORRECTIONS.com app on a smart device, or deposits by telephone. Deposits are made using a credit or debit card and are available to deposit funds to inmates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

How to transfer Deposit money to an inmate's personal account

Sign up at Access Corrections online or download their Android or iOS app for your cell phone. Secure Deposits is the fastest, most convenient way to deposit funds into your loved one’s account with your Visa or MasterCard.

 

Call toll-free at 1-866-345-1884. Bilingual representatives are available 24/7.

Visit Cash Pay Today online to enroll and find drop-off locations to make cash only deposits near you. 

For more information call 844-340-CASH (2274).

**As of June 1, 2018, checks and money orders can no longer be dropped off at or mailed to facilities.  Checks or money orders must be mailed with the deposit slip to the Secure Deposits lock box service described in the "By mail" option below. 

Secure Deposits also offers a lock box service for checks and money orders at no fee.  Checks or money orders are mailed with a completed Money Order/Check deposit slip to:

Secure Deposits - Massachusetts DOC, PO Box 12486, St. Louis, MO 63132

Checks and money orders are processed within 48 hours of receipt, with the exception of weekends and holidays. 

All check funds are subject to a 10-day hold after the transaction is processed before being sent to the DOC for crediting to the inmate’s account. The funds are then available to the inmate the next day. 

Money Order/Check deposit forms will be available in facility lobbies and available for users to print off the internet at Access Corrections.

**As of June 1, 2018, checks and money orders can no longer be dropped off at or mailed to facilities.  Checks or money orders must be mailed with the deposit slip to the Secure Deposits lock box service. 

Government and Institutional check discretion

The Department of Correction may, on a case-by-case basis, at its discretion, accept for deposit Federal Government and/or State Government checks, or checks issued by commercial entities sent directly by the issuer to an inmate at a Department of Correction facility.  Such checks must contain sufficient documentation to identify the issuer, the payee, the source of the funds, and the eligibility of the inmate to receive the funds.  Checks that do not meet the criteria will be returned to the sender.  Dual payee checks will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender.

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