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Mail & Money 

How to Address Correspondence

Inmate’s name and ADC number
Name of unit P.O. Box or street address
City, state and zip code

What can be sent by mail

All books, magazines, newspapers and catalogs must be mailed directly from the publisher, bookstore, educational institution, or recognized commercial or charitable outlet. No food or care packages may be mailed into an inmate. All incoming and outgoing inmate mail may be read, except for privileged correspondence with the inmate’s attorney; federal, state, and local court officials; any administrator of the Department of Correction, Board of Correction; and the media. If properly marked as privileged, the correspondence will be opened in front of the inmate and only inspected for contraband.

How to send money

If sending money via mail you may only send money orders. Please include the inmate’s name and ADC number so that the correct account can be credited. The inmate will notify you of correct form to attach with money order and mailing address. Family and friends can also send money online through the Department of Correction’s website. This method requires a credit card and involves a small processing fee.