They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Nashua Street Jail 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 Suffolk County:
For inmates receiving mail in the Nashua Street Jail there are different addresses and policies depending on the inmate's status, as well as what type of mail they are receiving; personal mail, legal mail, subscriptions or books sent from a third-party such as Amazon.
All mail, newspapers, magazines and books are to be shipped to the Nashua Street Jail:
Inmate's Full Name & ID Number (call 617-635-1100 ext. 3005 to get ID#)
Nashua Street Jail
200 Nashua Street
Boston, MA 02114
For complete information on mail policies, what you can send an inmate and what address to send them, check out our Inmate Mail page.
To send a text or email message to a Suffolk County inmate, do the following:
Nashua Street Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.
Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Suffolk County or any jail or prison in the country).
1. Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Suffolk County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.
For all Suffolk County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Nashua Street Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.
To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:
To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.
To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Nashua Street Jail follow these steps:
To send commissary money to an inmate in Nashua Street Jail follow these steps:
To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Suffolk 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 Suffolk 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.