Placerville is home to the El Dorado County Jail. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in Placerville and El Dorado County Courts and courts of other cities in the El Dorado County area areas. It's important to call an inmate first to make sure they can receive visitors and that they are still at the facility. El Dorado County Jail is located in Placerville CA, in the 95667-5456 Zipcode. This is in El Dorado County CA. Before traveling or booking hotels, always verify with your inmate first.
Calling inmates can be costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute for long-distance calls. To avoid these fees, set up a local phone number that rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. GlobalTel.com can provide local numbers that won't have to pay any extra for long distance. You can reach them at inmate calls
. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards
. Once you get set up with call service and can communicate with your inmate, it will be easier to start making plans for visitation. CA has many types of prison facility. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries will each have their own rules and times for visitation and even rules for sending and receiving inmate mail
Prison is expensive. Even public prison facilities appear to be operating like for-profit prisons these days. Long distance phone calls are a favorite way for jails to make money. Charging inmates for everything from soap to toothpaste is another. Even sending your inmate money to buy these things will come with an added fee. The first thing to do is set up an economical line of communication as suggested above. Then you can communicate with the inmate to discuss a reasonable budget and how the family can work together to pay and keep it.
Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in El Dorado County Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at El Dorado County Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.