Jay County Jail Inmate Commissary

Jay County Jail

Address:
224 W. Water St.
Portland, IN 47371

Phone:

260-726-8188

Commissary Money Deposits

Jay County Jail uses Access Corrections Secure Deposits (also known as 'Smart Deposit') for depositing money into an inmate's account. 

The information below provides you complete instructions regarding the Jay County Jail:
- Inmate Accounts and Deposits,
- Commissary Information,
- Depositing Money Online,
- Mailing Inmate Money, and
- What 'property' Jay County Jail inmates are allowed to have in jail and/or have dropped off to them.
Follow the instructions below on this page exactly to help ensure that your inmate has access to commissary, and in some cases medical and bail money, as soon as possible.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Jay County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Jay County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Jay County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Jay County
 

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Jay County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Inmate Sales, the company that handles inmate messaging in Jay County, by creating an account.
  • Select Indiana, then select Jay County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • If you want to pay by phone, call 877-998-5678.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

-  Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.  
-  This product allows Jay County inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.
-  Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.
-  Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.

Inmate Sales Apps

iphone app
Google Play app

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Jay County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Jay County.


 

How Do Inmates in Jay County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Jay County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Jay County Jail uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
  • Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678
  • Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Jay County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.

iphone app
Google Play app

For all the information regarding phone calls with Jay County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How Do You Visit an Inmate in Jay County Jail?

Other than 'at the jail' visits between you and your inmate at Jay County Jail, which is explained and outlined in detail on our Visit Inmate Page, Jay County remote video inmate visitation can be done using the services of Inmate Sales utilizing the following instructions:

In order to have a successful video visit with an inmate in Jay County, these are the steps to follow:

  • Make sure you have a device a speaker, a camera and a connection to the internet.
  • Register with Inmate Sales.
  • Find Jay County Jail
  • Select 'New Purchase'
  • Choose Jay County Jail and a product (either 'Remote' or 'Onsite' Visit)
  • Enter your personal information and purchase minutes.
  • Schedule a visit.
  • Call 877-998-5678 if you have any questions.

* All the information you need to have complete knowledge about inmate visitation; policies, rules, fees, schedules, tips, dress codes, and children, lawyers and clergy visitation in Jay County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.

Jay County Jail Phone: 260-726-8188


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Jay County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Jay County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Indiana, then select Jay County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Jay County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Jay County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Jay County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Jay County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Indiana, then select Jay County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Jay County Jail.