They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Maguire Correctional Facility either currently, or may soon be able to be able to rent tablets within the jail that allow them to have access to the following services and information:
The availability of tablets may seem like something that inmates who are serving time do not deserve, but here are some of the benefits for inmates in San Mateo County:
To schedule a visit and meet with an inmate in San Mateo County, either at-the-jail or remotely by video, follow these instructions:
For all the information you need to schedule and visit with a Maguire Correctional Facility inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, visitation using a rented tablet, how often and when you can visit and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your visits will be monitored, recorded and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case as anything discussed can be used against them in court.
Postcards & Envelopes
The Maguire Correctional Facility allows regular postcards and envelopes to be mailed to inmates. There are a number of restictions that are oulined on the Inmate Mail page.
Postcards and envelopes MUST be mailed to the following address:
Smart Communication-San Mateo County Jail
INMATE NAME-ID NUMBER
P.O. BOX 9126
Seminole, FL 33775-9126
Newspapers, Magazines & Books
Local or national newspapers, news, special interest or sports magazines, and soft cover books may also be mailed to the inmate as long as they are mailed directly from the publisher or a third party service such as Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
All newspapers, magazines and books are to be shipped to:
Maguire Correctional Facility
INMATE NAME – ID NUMBER
300 Bradford Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
For complete mail policies of what is allowed and what is NOT allowed, pertaining to inmate mail, newspapers, magazines, books or anything else mailed or shipped to an inmate, check out out Inmate Mail Page.
To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Maguire Correctional Facility follow these steps:
To send commissary money to an inmate in Maguire Correctional Facility follow these steps:
To receive phone calls from inmates in San Mateo County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:
Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.