What is the number to call to schedule a visit?

(843) 665-9944 Ext 300 or Ext 400

 

What time can you call in to schedule a visit?

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Monday thru Saturday

 

What days are visitations?

There is no longer regular weekend visitation for:
Pods A-F, H or Max

Visitation hours have been extended for Fridays only.

There will be no visitation hours during Florence County Holidays. These are:
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Monday, January 21
Good Friday Friday, March 29
Memorial Day Monday, May 27
Independence Day Thursday, July 4
Labor Day Monday September 2
Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday November 28-29
Christmas Tuesday through Thursday, December 24-26
New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1 2013

What are visitation hours?

10: 00 AM – 10:30 AM
10:40 AM – 11:10 AM
2:10 PM – 2:40 PM
2:50 PM – 3:20 PM
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Friday Extended visitation hours are:
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6:10 PM - 6:40 PM
6:50 PM - 7:20 PM
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Is there a grace period for an inmate to have visits?

The first (3) days of incarceration are considered open visitation. Visitation can be scheduled for (2) of those days. The visitor must call in to schedule an appointment. On the (4th) day, the inmate has to fill out a visitation form with five names for approval to visit.

How often can an inmate have visits?

Twice a week (one per day)

How can visitation be scheduled?

Visitation is scheduled by the inmate unless the visitor lives out of state and wish to schedule an out of state visit provided a slot is available.

Can an out-of-state visit be scheduled?

Yes provided that the inmate does not have (2) visits scheduled for the week. The out-of-state visitor needs to call and schedule the day they are planning to visit. They must also bring valid out-of-state government issued identification.

Are out-of-state visitors allowed more time?

No. All inmates are allowed the same amount of time (30 minutes). No Exceptions

How many visitors are allowed to visit?

No more than (3) visitors per visit.
(3) Adults; (2) Adults and (1) Child; or (1) Adult and (2) Children

Can visitation be split to allow more visitors?

No

Is there a dress code for visitation?

Yes. The following items are considered inappropriate for visitation:

Short Dresses
Low Cut Tops
Tops Showing Cleavage
See Through Clothing
Tank Tops
Halter Tops
Tube Tops
Strapless Tops
Short Shorts (finger tips must be able to touch your hemline)

Do shoes have to be worn for visitation?

All visitors must wear shoes, including children.

Can I be denied a visit if I wear inappropriate attire?

Yes and you will be asked to vacate the premises.

Are inmates allowed ministry or clergy visits?

Yes. Minister or clergy should call to schedule this visit and it will not count towards the inmate’s visits for the week.

How often can a minister or clergy visit?

Everyday Monday – Saturday

Once a visit is scheduled can the time be changed?

No. If you cannot make the scheduled visit, it will be cancelled.

How can a name be added to a list?

Inmates fill out a visitation log of names they would like to visit. The list can be changed on the 25th of each month.

Can you tell me who is on an inmate’s visitation list?

No. We do not disclose who is on an inmate’s list.

When can visitation not be scheduled?

If an inmate is on lockdown status, in Booking awaiting bond hearing, out of the facility for court or any other purposes, no visitation will be scheduled.

Can a visitor visitation privileges be suspended?

Yes. All visitors are expected to comply with the rules and regulations of the facility. Failure to do so will result in visitation suspension.

How do you qualify for a line-up visit?

If you are disabled or have a medical condition which will not allow you to climb the stairs or walk long distances, you will need for your physician to fax an excuse stating so. The fax number is 843-665-9954. After the excuse is verified, it will be documented in the computer that the visitor is approved for a line-up visit.

How do you schedule a line-up visit?

Call at 8:30 AM to schedule the morning you are visiting.

What time is a line-up visit?

Monday – Friday at 2:10 PM

Is there an age limit for line-up visits?

Yes. You must be (17) years or older.

How can a Protective Custody visit be scheduled?

Inmates schedule the visit themselves.

What are the visitations days and time for an inmate in Protective Custody?

Monday – Friday 1:20 PM – 1:50 PM

How many visits can a Work Camp Inmate have per week?

(2) per week (1) per day

What are the visitations days and time for Work Camp Inmate?

A - Rotation rooms 101 - 112 Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
B – Rotation rooms 201- 212 Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

How can a Work Camp visit be scheduled?

Call from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM to schedule a visit.
You Must call on Friday by 3:00 PM for a Work Camp Saturday visitation.

Do you have to call to schedule visitation for State Inmates?

No. If you were listed as a visitor on an inmate’s list from SCDC, you are approved to visit here at FCDC.

What are the visitations days and time for State Inmates?

Monday – Friday 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
Sunday 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

How many visits per week can a State Inmate have?

(3) Visits per week per inmate

How many visitors are allowed to visit a State Inmate?

No more than (3) visitors per visit
(3) Adults; (2) Adults and (1) Child; or (1) Adult and (2) Children

What do I need to bring when I come for any type of visit?

Valid government issued identification

How can I deposit money into an inmate’s account?

Mail in a money order or cashier checks made out to the inmate; deposit money into the cashier located in the lobby, www.courtmoney.com; or call 1-800-352-9870.

What information will I need when I deposit money into an inmate’s account on line or by telephone?

The inmate’s global number with the letter “A” behind it and the facility code 5500

What is the minimum and maximum amount that can be placed into an inmate’s account using the online services?

$10 Minimum Deposit and $100 Maximum Deposit

What can I use to deposit money into an account online or by telephone?

Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, E check, and your bank ATM/Debit Card

Is there a fee for online and telephone deposits?

Telephone service Fee = 5.5% of total (minimum of $5.50)
Internet Handling Fee = 4.5% of total (minimum of $4.50)

What is the maximum transaction amount and number of transactions per week for online and telephone deposits?

Maximum Transaction Amount per week = $100.00
Maximum Number of Transactions per week = 5

Is there a fee for depositing money in the lobby cashier?

$3.75 will be deducted from your deposit.

Is there a maximum amount that can be deposited into the lobby cashier?

No unlimited amount

When can money be deposited in the lobby cashier?

Monday – Saturday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Can I write an inmate?

Yes. Put the inmate’s name; 6719 Friendfield Road; Effingham, SC 29541

How do I find out an inmate’s charge, bond, or bond hearing court date?

Contact Booking Department 843-665-9944 Ext. 485, 486, or 487

How can an inmate’s property be released?

The inmate has to fill out a request form to release property. The property can only be released to the specified person on the form.

What will I need to pick up an inmate’s property?

Photo identification

When will I be able to pick up an inmate’s property?

Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Only

If an inmate has been shipped to another facility, can the property be picked up?

No. All monies and property will be shipped with the inmate.

What hygiene items are acceptable to be mailed in to Work Camp Inmates?

Toothbrush (2)
Toothpaste (2)
Soap (8)
Deodorant (2)
Shampoo (2)
Hair Grease
Baby Powder
Foot Powder
Hair Clippers
Electric Shavers
Lotion (2)
Brush/Comb
Shaving Cream (4) (no metal cans)

Does the hygiene item have to be new?

Yes. No open or used items will be accepted.

What type clothes/shoes are acceptable to be mailed in to Work Camp Inmates?

New Underwear (7) (white only, no briefs nor boxers briefs)
Thermal underwear (7) (white or gray)
New T-Shirts/Socks (7) (white only, no tank tops)
Shower Shoes/Flip Flops (1)
Personal Coat to work in (1)
Athletic Shoes (1)
Work Boots (1) (no steel toes)
Optional pair of shoes (1)

What types of writing materials/books/magazines/newspapers are acceptable to be mailed in to county sentenced Work Camp Inmates?

Writing Tablets (2)
Pens/Pencils/Markers
Magazines (4) (No Pornography; from publisher)
Newspaper (from publisher)
Books (4) (soft cover only from publisher)
Legal Documents
Family Photographs 5x7 or smaller

What other items are acceptable to be mailed in to Work Camp Inmates?

Phone Cards (2)
Prescription Glasses/Contacts
Cigarettes (1 carton 1 lighter)

What hygiene items are acceptable to be mailed in to State Inmates?

Toothbrush (2)
Toothpaste (2)
Soap (8)
Deodorant (2)
Shampoo (2)
Hair Grease
Baby Powder
Tweezers (1)
Hair Clippers
Electric Shavers
Chap Stick
Foot Powder (1)
Brush/Comb
Lotion (2)
Q-Tips (1) 100 or less
Facial Cleansers (No alcohol)
Shaving Cream (4) (no metal cans)
Personal Disposable Razor Nail Clippers (1) (w/o file)

What type clothes/shoes are acceptable to be mailed in to State Inmates?

New Underwear (7) (white only, no briefs nor boxers briefs)
Thermal underwear (7) (white or gray)
New T-Shirts/Socks (7) (white only, no tank tops)
Shower Shoes/Flip Flops (1)
Personal Coat to work in (1)
Athletic Shoes (1)
Work Boots (1) (no steel toes)
Optional pair of shoes (1)
Short Pants (2)
Sweat Shirt (1) (black or navy blue)

What types of writing materials/books/magazines/newspapers are acceptable to be mailed in to State Inmates?

Writing Tablets (2)
Pens/Pencils/Markers
Magazines (4) (No Pornography; from publisher)
Newspaper (from publisher)
Books (4) (soft cover only from publisher)
Legal Documents
Family Photographs 5x7 or smaller
Calendar (1)
Journals
Reading Light (1)

What other items are acceptable to be mailed in to State Inmates?

Cigarettes (1 carton 1 lighter)
Sun Glasses (1)
Batteries
Prescription Glasses/Contacts
Phone Cards (2)

 

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