The jail maintains a commissary system to provide detainees with approved items that are not supplied by the jail. Funds for the purchase of these items may be added to an inmate's account in the following ways:
ABSOLUTELY NO MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Cobra Lobby Cashier - located in the lobby of the Criminal Justice Center. Cash, pin debit, or credit card accepted. Applicable fees will apply. For issues with Cobra Lobby Cashier contact Trinity Services Group, Inc. at 608-221-7651.
By Telephone or Internet - deposits to inmate accounts can be made through Government Payment Services 1-888-277-2535 or https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/.
The Facility Code is RFD
The Pay Location Code for Commissary Deposits is 5500
The Pay Location Coded for Accounts Receivable (Nurse visits, etc) is 3500
Mimimum Deposit = $25.00 - Maximum Deposit = $100
Phone Service Fee = $6.75
Internet Service Fee = $5.25
Maximum transaction amount per week = $200
Maximum of 5 transactions per week
To deposit funds for inmate calls see the Phone Calls section below.
NOTE: Once funds are placed on an inmate's account they become the property of that inmate.
Questions or problems with the Cobra Lobby Cashier should be directed to Swanson's at 1-608-221-7651.
Persons lodged in the Winnebago County Jail are expected to pay for services while incarcerated. These charges include:
- Nurse - $5.00
- Nurse Practitioner - $10.00
- Doctor - $10.00
Dental Visit $10.00
If an inmate does not have money on the books for medical or dental services, it can be taken from their commissary account when a deposit is made or the balance owed can be collected upon their next incarceration. No inmate is refused medical or dental services for an inability to pay, but inmates pay, if able, prior to receiving commissary items.
- Men - $10.00
- Women - $15.00
- Line - $7.00
- Shave - $3.00
Global Tel Link or GTL uses Offenderconnect to process payments for inmate phone accounts.
|Connection Fee + 1st Minute||$1.25||$3.25||$2.25|
|Usage Fee||$.25 for each additional minute plus tax for up to 15 minutes|
Debit uses the inmate's commissary money allowing inmate to call anyone. Prepaid are funds set up to allow inmate to only call a designated number.
Please log onto http://www.offenderconnect.com/ for more information regarding the inmate telephone account system. You may also telephone 1-800-483-8314.
The Global Tel Link customer service number is 1-877-650-4249.
STARTING JUNE 1, 2015 WINNEBAGO COUNTY WILL BE USING LEGACY COMMUNICATIONS FOR INMATE CALLS.
To Block Inmate Calls
Inmate calls can be blocked by calling Global Tel Link toll free at 1-877-650-4249 and speaking to a Customer Service Representative