The Whatcom County WA Jail in Whatcom County serves the city of Bellingham and other smaller towns in Whatcom. The address of record for Whatcom County WA Jail is 311 Grand Ave. This is located in Bellingham, WA, 98225-4048, a city in Whatcom. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
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. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in WA will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.
Whatcom County WA Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
Whatcom County WA Jail 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 WA Jail 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 WA Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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