El Monte is home to the El Monte Jail. This prison facility holds inmates sentenced in El Monte and Los Angeles County Courts and courts of other cities in the Los Angeles County area areas. In order to visit inmates at El Monte Jail, you'll be traveling to El Monte, CA, 91731-3227 in Los Angeles. The address of this facility is listed as 11333 Valley Blvd. But it's important that you verify that your inmate is at this location before making travel arrangements.
Prisons in CA, like many others these days can make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. This is also true of El Monte Jail. Some charge long distance fees of over $10 a minute making it almost impossible to maintain relationships and family ties. Inmate families have found they can avoid these abusive fees by setting up a local prison phone number that ring their long distance phone. A company called GlobalTel.com provides this service and they can be contacted here: jail calls
. They also provide an easy way to send mail to an inmate. To use their mail service, click here: 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
El Monte Jail is a Police Department Jail facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at El Monte Jail will be treated. 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.
El Monte Jail is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in El Monte Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at El Monte Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.