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Cleveland House of Correction Inmate Commissary

4041 Northfield Road
Highland Hills,
Cuyahoga County
Main Phone: 216-464-9100
Beds: 300
The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Cleveland House of Correction Inmate Accounts and Deposits, Commissary Information, Depositing Money Online (where available), Mailing Inmate Money or Care Packages to the jail in Highland Hills, Ohio.

Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate has access to commissary, and in some cases medical and bail money, as soon as possible.

What is the Purpose of an Inmate Account?

Since inmates are not allowed to possess cash money while in custody in the Cleveland House of Correction, the jail maintains a 'bank account' for the inmate to purchase products and services from their commissary (canteen) store.

Commissary funds allow inmates to purchase items such as personal hygiene products, snacks and stationery supplies from the jail store.

Inmates can use money from their account to purchase phone time credits or prepaid phone cards in order to make outside phone calls to friends and family members.

Many jails also allow an inmate to bail himself out of jail if he has the funds in his account. The bail amount is typically 10-15% of the bond amount set by the court.

Inmate accounts are also used to pay the co-payment for medication and visits to the jail's medical clinic should they become ill.

Who Can Put Money in an Inmate's Account?

Inmates at this facility do not have commissary accounts.

Friends and family members are allowed to bring personal hygiene products and stationery supplies to the jail for inmates.

Personal hygiene items must be in see-through containers and less than 8 ounces of product.

Envelopes and stamps may also be dropped off for inmates.

All items for inmates must be brought to the jail. Mailed items will be discarded.

How to Put Money on an Inmate Account in the Cleveland House of Correction

There are usually four choices for putting money on an inmate's books:

Choice 1
Dropping Money at the Jail

This facility does not have commissary accounts for inmates. This policy can change at any time.

To see if the policy has changed call Cleveland House of Correction at 216-464-9100.

Choice 2
Deposit Inmate Money Online

Cleveland House of Correction There isn’t currently a method to provide money or commissary funds to an inmate at this facility.

Choice 3
Mail the Inmate Deposit to the Jail

Mailed deposits will be discarded or placed in the inmate’s property until the inmate is released.

Call Cleveland House of Correction at 216-464-9100 to confirm that the policy has not changed.

Choice 4
Make an Inmate Deposit over the Phone

This jail does not accept deposits for inmates over the phone because inmates do not have money accounts.

Click here to find if the policy has changed.

What can an Inmate Purchase through Commissary?

This jail does not offer commissary items to inmates.

The Cleveland House of Correction Commissary Instructions and Information can be found here. If you need more information contact the jail by calling 216-464-9100.

Inmate Care Packages

Some jails have contract agreements with third party Commissary companies that ship predetermined Care Packages of candy and snacks.

These can be ordered by you online and are delivered directly to the inmate.

What is the Maximum Amount I can Deposit in an Inmate's Account?

You cannot put money on a commissary account for an inmate to use.

Medical Copays, Jail Fees and other Inmate Expenses

This jail does not charge inmates for medical care.

Many jails debit (charge) an inmate's commissary accounts for medical visits, any medications including over-the-counter pain reliever, jail stay fees, restitution, etc.

Important Tips

Click here to see if the no-commissary policy has changed at this jail and if so how to put money on the books for your inmate.