How do I Communicate with an Inmate?

You may send messages to inmates by mail. To send mail to an inmate, address the mail as follows:

Inmate Name
c/o Mason County Jail
P.O. Box 519
Shelton, WA 98584

Inmates have access to telephones to make collect calls. They may not receive incoming calls or messages unless it is a life-or-death emergency. Claims of an emergency must be verified by jail staff prior to issuing the message to the inmate.

Monies for Commissary:

A commissary system is provided to Inmates at the Mason County Jail. Inmates are allowed to have funds placed in their commissary account.

Cash funds must be brought to the jail in person to be placed in the inmate’s account.

Funds may be sent via the US Mail in the form of a Money Order, Guaranteed Funds Check or Cashier’s Check. Cash funds will NOT be accepted. DO NOT send cash to an inmate via US Mail.

Or Deposit Funds Online Using Access Corrections Website

Medication Prescribed by a Physician:

Prescription medication can be dispensed to Inmates, provided: The medication must be prescribed by a physician and must be sent to the jail by the pharmacy where the prescription was filled in bubble pack form only. NO other container will be allowed.>

Personal Items or Books:

Inmates cannot receive personal items, however paperback books and magazines may be received directly from a publisher or bookstore, which is approved by the jail.

Programs Available for Inmates:

  • Drug and Alcohol Classes
  • Alternative Sentencing Programs
  • Community Inmate Labor Program
  • Mental Health Services