How to Connect With an Inmate at South Central Correctional Center

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How to Connect With an Inmate at South Central Correctional Center

is a medium-security correctional center located in Clifton, Tennessee. The facility is managed by CoreCivic, a private correction management firm.

For you to connect with a loved one among the inmates, you need to find out their TDOC number then go through the facility's management. This is a long, tiresome process.

To save on time and resources, use DoNotPay. DoNotPay allows you to connect with an inmate at South Central Correctional Center within minutes and using minimum resources.

South Central Correctional Center Contact Information

has a holding capacity of 1,700 adult male offenders and is manned by a warden, Grady Perry.

Here is a table showing the contact details and address of South Central Correctional Center:

Physical AddressSouth Central Correctional Facility

555 Forest Avenue

Clifton, Tennessee 38425

Phone Number(931)-676-5372
WebsiteSouth Central Correctional Center
Fax(931) 676-5104
Inmates Mailing AddressInmate Name/DOC Number

South Central Correctional Facility

P.O. Box 279

Clifton, Tennessee 38425-0279

How Can I Contact an Inmate at South Central Correctional Center?

To contact an inmate in South Central Correction Center, you need to know their TDOC (Tennessee Department of Corrections) number and official names.

Use the Tennessee Felony Information lookup page (FOIL) to search for this number.

Below are the channels you can connect with an inmate:

Connect With an Inmate via Phone Call

Inmates in South Central Correctional Center have access to phones and can make prepaid and outgoing collecting calls. However, the facility does not allow incoming calls to inmates.

The phone services are provided by GTL AdvancePay. You need to set up a GTL account by calling 1-800-483-8314 or through their official website for you to receive calls.

The inmate can recharge their calling account or you can top up using the same account you created. Call forwarding and three-way calls are prohibited.

Send a Mail to the Inmate

South Central Correctional Center has a mailroom that allows inmates to write and get replies. You are allowed to send letters to the inmate, though the mailroom staff will open and read the mail. letters are opened in the presence of the prisoner, but not read.

If the inmate has been transferred to another facility, the letters will be forwarded within 30 days. To connect with an inmate through letters, send them to this address:

Offender Name, TDOC Identification Number

Facility Name

P.O. Box or Street address

City, State, Zip Code

Visit the Inmate at the Facility

The official visitation days for general inmates are Saturday, Sunday, and state holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and Monday 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. When visiting, you will be subjected to a routine search that involves physical search and the use of K9s.

For you to visit an inmate:

  • You must have an approved application, CR-2152, with pictures.
  • Be on the convict's file.
  • You should not bring any contraband, drugs, alcohol, or any other illegal things.

Can I Send Money to a South Central Correctional Center Inmate?

Yes, you can send money to an inmate at South Central Correctional Center through the inmate's Offender Trust Fund Account. All money transactions are facilitated by JPay.

For you to send money to an SCCC inmate, you need the following details:

  • The inmate's name
  • The inmate's TDOC identification number

You can send funds using any of the following ways:

Deposit Funds Through the Mail

To send money through the mail, you need to purchase a United States Postal Money Order payable to JPay and should contain the inmate's name and ID number in the memo field.

You must also fill in the Tennessee Money Order Deposit Slip for inmates and mail it together with the money order to:


P.O. Box 279010

Miramar, FL 33027

You will incur no charges for sending money through this method.

Deposit by Walk In

Walk into any MoneyGram location, including CVS and Walmart, and deposit money to the inmate's Offender Trust Fund Account using the received code 6188.

The companies will charge you a flat fee of $ 8.95, which you can pay using cash or debit card.

Deposit Funds Over the Phone

To send money to an inmate through a phone call, call JPay at 1-800-574-5729. The process will cost you anything ranging from $4.90 to $11.90.

Deposit by Internet

To send money through the internet, sign up to JPay using the inmate's details and make a deposit. The process will cost you from $3.90 - $10.90, which you can pay via a debit or credit card.

How Do I Send Packages to an Inmate at South Central Correctional Center?

To send packages to an inmate at South Central Correctional Center, you have to use the mailing services. You can send the following:

  1. Photos
  2. Reading materials
  3. Care packages

To send photos, newspaper, and magazine clippings, mail them to the facility directly. The photos should not contain polaroids, nudity, glued, or stapled samples.

To send books and other published reading material, you must send them directly from publishers or approved distributors but not third-party distributors. The book must not contain nudity or information about alcohol, drugs, and other illegal activities.

Use the following address to mail your photos and reading materials:

Offender Name, TDOC Identification Number

Facility Name

PO Box or Street address

City, State, Zip Code

You can send care packages to an inmate through Union Supply Direct through their official website. You can only send these packages in March and September. One package may be ordered every three months from the date of the last package received.

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

Life in prison can be cruel and inmates need constant contact and love from their loved ones. The process of connecting with an inmate through the facility's management is long and full of hurdles.

Use DoNotPay to connect with your locked-up loved one at South Central Correctional Center faster and without any obstacles. Here is how to do so:

  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 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 for your loved one!

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