Everything You Need to Know About Fulton Reception Diagnostic Center

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How to Connect With an Inmate at Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center

(FRDC) is an adult male maximum-security prison located in Fulton, Missouri. The facility is owned and managed by the Missouri Department of Corrections.

FRDC was opened in 1986 and has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility also has a substance abuse treatment program with a 38-bed capacity. New inmates sent to FRDC are evaluated for mental and physical health to help determine their security level and housing placement.

Family and friends of first-time offenders are allowed visitation to attend Family Orientation Meetings held at the facility. However, getting in touch with other inmates is more complex.

DoNotPay can help you contact an inmate at FRDC without going through long and complex procedures. When you sign up, go to the Connect with an Inmate feature and let us help you locate and connect with your incarcerated loved one.

Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center Contact Information

To get in touch with an inmate, you must have the following details:

  • The inmate's full name
  • The inmate's Department of Corrections number
  • The facility's contact information

The table below shows the contact information for Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center.

Physical Address1393 Highway O PO Box 190

Fulton, MO 65251

United States

General Telephone Number(573) 592-4040
WebsiteOfficial website
Fax Number(573) 592-4073

How Can I Contact an Inmate at Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center?

You may contact an inmate at via:

  • Phone call
  • Sending a letter
  • Paying a visit to the facility

1. How to Connect with an Inmate via Telephone

Incoming calls to FRDC are prohibited. To get in touch with an inmate via phone call, the inmate must be the one to call you. In addition, to receive the call, your phone number must be included on the inmate's approved caller's list. Inmates can place a call any time of the day except those who are restricted.

To receive calls from a cell phone, you must set up an account with Securus, the service provider for inmate phone calls. To set up your account, call Securus on 1-800-844-6591 or visit their official Securus website.

All calls are monitored and recorded for the safety of the inmates and the prison facility.

2. How to Send a Letter to an Inmate

Sending a letter to an inmate is one of the best ways to stay in touch with incarcerated loved ones. Inmates look forward to mail delivery more than anything else. The letters can be typed or hand-written.

To send a letter to an inmate at FRDC, use the following mailing address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

​Fulton Reception, and Diagnostic Center

P.O. Box 190, State Route O

Fulton, MO 65251

Every letter sent to an inmate must have a valid return address. Note that the letters will be opened by staff at the facility and screened for contraband before the inmate receives it.

3. Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center Visitation Schedule

In-person contact is very important to reassure inmates that their loved ones still care about them. You may visit an inmate at FRDC on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM.

During the orientation period, inmates can only have one visit each month for two hours with no physical contact. To visit an inmate at the facility, you must be registered on the inmate's approved visitors list.

How to Send Money to a Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center Inmate

Inmates at FRDC each have a commissary account where family and friends can send money. There are two options for sending money to an inmate, i.e, electronic wire transfer and via mail.

1. How to Send Money to an Inmate via Electronic Transfer

Access Corrections is the service provider for electronic money transfers to inmates in Missouri. To send money to an inmate, visit the Access Corrections website or call the company on 866-345-1884. Make the deposit via debit/credit card, and the payment will be reflected in the inmate's account in a few minutes.

2. How to Send Money to an Inmate via Mail

To send money to an inmate via mail, you must first get a Missouri Department of Corrections deposit slip. The inmate will mail the deposit slip to you since it's not available online.

Fill out the deposit slip and purchase a money order for the postal service. Fill out the money with the inmate's name and DOC number and make it payable to the Missouri Department of Corrections.

Send the deposit slip and money order to the following address:

Offender Finance Office

Missouri Department of Corrections

P.O. Box 1609

Jefferson City, MO 65102

How to Get in Touch With Your Locked-up Loved Ones With the Help of DoNotPay

Getting in touch with an inmate can be challenging using regular procedures. DoNotPay makes your work easier by helping you not only connect with an inmate but locate the inmate in case they have been transferred to a new facility.

If you want to connect with an inmate but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 5 easy steps:

  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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