FAQ
 
FAQ
 
Q: How do I place an order?
A: You can place your order directly from this website
 - To begin, you must enter the inmate Identification Number
 - Select the facility where the inmate is located
 - Make product selections and then go to checkout
 - We also accept orders via phone, fax and mail
 
Q: How do I know that items are acceptable at the facility?
A: All items presented on the shopping pages are approved by the New Mexico Corrections Department.
 
Q: How much will I be charged for shipping?
A: $7.95 shipping on all orders.
 
Q: What if I do not know the name of the correctional facility?
A: You can enter the DOC number or last name of the inmate and you can select the correct inmate from the options presented. 
  
Q: What if items in my order are out of stock?
A: In an effort to fulfill all orders in the most efficient manner possible, if an item is out of stock, we will substitute with an item of equal or great value. If a substitute cannot be provided, we will cancel the item and refund the customer. The rest of the order will ship. 
  
Q: What if something in the order is damaged?
A: If there is a problem with your order, the inmate is responsible for reporting the discrepancy to the issuing staff member. Once reported, you will be refunded for the damaged item(s). 
  
Q: Will I receive confirmation that the package was processed?
A: An invoice will be emailed to the address provided when the order is processed. Please allow 24 – 72 hours for the order to deliver to the facility. 
  
Q: When will my package be delivered to the facility?
A: Orders are delivered according to the inmate’s commissary schedule. 
  
Q: How can I contact Customer Service?
A: CUSTOMER SERVICE:
  Union Supply Direct
  Attn: Customer Service
  Dept. 610 P.O. Box 619059
  Dallas, TX 75261-9059
  T: (562) 361-5734
 
CUSTOMER SERVICE HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM (MST)
Saturday: 6:00 AM – 2:00PM (MST)
 
 
 
 
LIVE CHAT Q&A
  
Q: What is Live Chat?
A: Live Chat is a feature provided to our customers to ask any quick questions concerning the status of your order(s), availability of items, dollar limitations, and any other questions.
 
Q: How do I use Live Chat?
A: Simply click on our (light blue) “NEW LIVE CHAT” tab on the top of our home page. Enter a nickname you wish to be displayed to our web chat representative, followed by your email address (Please use a valid email address to receive a copy of your “Chat Summary” at the end of your chat session) and the topic for the chat. Click on the message logo and a representative will be available shortly after.
 
Q: Can I place an order via chat?
A: No. In order to place an order you will have to place it via web or over the phone with a representative.
 
Q: Can I cancel an order via chat?
A: No. In order to cancel your order you will have to call our Customer Service Department and cancel your order with a representative over the phone.
 
Q. Can I use Live Chat on my phone?
A. Yes, our Live Chat feature is also available on all mobile devices. You can chat with us by using your cell phone, tablet, laptop, and desktop computers.
 
Q. What time is Live Chat available?
A. Our live chat hours of operation are the same as our Customer Service Department hours, Monday-Friday 5am-8pm (PST) and Saturday 7am-1pm (PST).