How To Connect With an Inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate How To Connect With an Inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

How To Connect With an Inmate at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) was authorized as a state correctional facility in 1983, but the buildings were originally constructed in 1911. Prior to 1983, EOCI was a state mental hospital.

Today, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution houses over 1,700 inmates and provides opportunities for academic education through Blue Mountain Community College. Inmates can also work for the internationally marked clothing line called Prison Blues, and receive 20% of their private-sector wages.

If your loved one is incarcerated at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, DoNotPay can help you stay in touch for the duration of their time at the facility.

Where is Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution?

The facility is located in Pendleton, Oregon with the Umatilla River running along its east and southern borders.

Here's the facility's contact information:

Physical Address2500 Westgate, Pendleton, Oregon 97801
Phone Number(541) 276-0700

How You Can Get in Touch With Someone at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

If your friend or loved one is incarcerated, you'll want to stay in touch. Here are several ways to communicate with someone at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution.


Visiting hours at EOCI are Wednesday through Sunday at the following times:

  • 8:30 am to 11:15 am
  • 1:00 pm to  4:00 pm

Prior to visiting an inmate, you'll need to be approved. Contact the facility at (541) 276-0700 for further instructions. 

Review the Friends and Family Handbook and Visiting Rules and bring the following items with you:

  1. Valid photo ID.
  2. Appropriate clothing (no blue or denim or any kind and clothing must be conservative).
  3. Quarters for a visiting locker or vending machines.
  4. Photographs to share.
  5. Infant feeding items if needed.

Leave all other possessions in your car or visiting locker. This includes items like your cell phone, cash, or outer garments.

By Phone

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution uses the phone service provider ICS Corrections, INC. To contribute money toward your inmate's account, you'll need to contact their billing partner, Access Corrections.

When your inmate calls via ICS Corrections, INC, you'll be prompted to validate your number. You can also do this ahead of time by visiting their website or by leaving your inmate a voicemail at 1-877-831-0390.

By Mail

Inmates at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution are not allowed to receive food, magazines, or any other items besides letters. Because of this, they greatly enjoy receiving letters from friends and family members, and you're encouraged to write them often.

You can send letters to your inmate at this address:

Inmate's name and ID number

2500 Westgate

Pendleton, OR 97801

If you'd like to receive a response, please include your return address.

Sending Money 

Money can be sent through three different electronic options. They include:

  • Telmate
  • JPay
  • ICS Corrections

If you'd rather send money by mail, you must send a money order or cashier's check made payable to DOC with the inmate's name and ID number. You can mail them to the following address:

Central Trust, AICs Name, and SID Number

Oregon Department of Corrections

PO Box 14400

Salem, OR 97309-5077

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate Your Imprisoned Friend

It can be difficult to communicate with a loved one at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution who's been incarcerated. DoNotPay's Connect with an Inmate service can help you stay in touch with them. 

Here's how it works:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!

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