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Burnett Bayland Reception Center Inmate Mail


When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:

Burnett Bayland Reception Center
6500 A Chimney Rock
Houston, Texas  77081

All mail sent to an inmate at the Burnett Bayland Reception Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

Main Phone: 713-222-4400

The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Burnett Bayland Reception Center Inmate Mail Policies, Mail Instructions, what type of mail is NOT allowed, Rules for Mailing letters, photos, postcards, emailing an inmate, magazines, newspapers, books and packages to Burnett Bayland Reception Center in Houston, Texas.

Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate receives his/her mail and not have it thrown away.

The Burnett Bayland Reception Center has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.


Type of Mail Allowed for Burnett Bayland Reception Center

Postcards & Letters

The Burnett Bayland Reception Center  restricts residents from receiving mail from anyone other than immediate family members. Immediate family members include mother, father, step-parents If married to the bio-parent, siblings and legal guardians.  

If approved, mail letters to:

Resident’s first and last name

Burnett Bayland Reception Center

6500 A Chimney Rock

Houston, Texas  77081

Envelope/postcard must include a complete return address including sender’s first and last name or it will be rejected by staff members.



Mailed Items NOT Allowed

Letter containing inappropriate discussions/suggestions such as violence, escape, security risk.

Musical cards

Pens

Blank envelopes

Food items

Personal hygiene items

Anything that is inappropriate as deemed by staff



How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope

Burnett Bayland Reception Center
6500 A Chimney Rock
Houston, Texas 77081

All mail sent to an inmate at the Burnett Bayland Reception Center must include the senders name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and discarded.

To confirm the mailing address and/or any new policies regarding inmate mail call or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.

Policies Regarding Mailing Photos to the Burnett Bayland Reception Center

Residents at this facility can receive photographs as long as they do not depict:

Violence

Drugs

 Weapons

 Pornographic/lewd images

 Anything deemed inappropriate by staff members.



Important Mail Tips

Remember letters can only be received by approved family members.

Impersonating a family member in a letter could cause staff to ban all incoming letters to the resident and in rare cases cause you to be charged with a crime.

Mail is important to the resident. Write often.

Click here to view contact information for the Burnett Bayland Reception Center.



Emailing an Inmate

This facility does not offer email services.

Call 713-222-4400 or click here to see if email services are being offered at this jail and if so, how to sign up you and your inmate.

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