Texas Department of Criminal Justice

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Send an eMessage

The Fastest Way to Send a Message to an Offender

  • Free Sign-Up
  • Costs only 49¢ a stamp
  • eMessages are printed in the mailroom daily
    (excluding weekends and holidays)
  • Offenders receive your letter normally within two business days,
    sometimes sooner!


Buy Phone Time for Offenders

Two funding options

  • Debit. This option lets you credit an offender's debit account, allowing them to make calls to anyone on their Approved Caller list.
  • Prepaid. This option allows you to fund your prepaid phone account for your approved phone number so offenders can call you.
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Send Money

Send Money to your
Offender quickly

  • Free Sign-Up
  • Funds arrive within 1 to 2 business days
  • Use a credit/debit card or cash via Ace Cash Express or MoneyGram
  • Best way to make a trust fund deposit