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Bellingham, WA 98226-8014
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Whatcom County Jail Work Center
Sheriff Bill Elfo
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Whatcom County Jail Work Center | Bellingham, Washington

Bellingham is home to the Whatcom County Jail Work Center. This prison facility serves Bellingham and other cities in the Whatcom County area areas. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Bellingham WA, 98226-8014 in Whatcom before traveling or booking hotels.

Maintaining contact with friends and family is important for the health and wellbeing of both inmates and their family. Sadly, many prisons don't make this easy. Phone charges of up to $14 a minute for long distance calls create financial burdens on inmate families who must pay for these calls. Thankfully services from Securtel help avoid these additional charges by creating a local phone number an inmate can call that will connect to any long-distance number. By eliminating the long-distance surcharge, inmates can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live. You can set this up with Securtel.coml at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in WA. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.

Whatcom County Jail Work Center is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.

Whatcom County Jail Work Center is in the PST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Whatcom County Jail Work Center is Sheriff Bill Elfo. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Whatcom County Jail Work Center with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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Whatcom County Jail Work Center Map