(970) 244-3500

Inmate Funds

Inmates are allowed to spend up to $100 a week on commissary items. Commissary is ordered on Wednesdays and delivered on Saturdays for all inmates.


To deposit money on an inmate’s commissary account or “books,” you have several options:

    1. You may make cash or credit card deposits on the lobby kiosk.

You will need a government ID to use the kiosk. The kiosk will not accept coins or dollar bills.
The Detention Lobby hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday – Friday, except on holidays.

    2. You may also make credit card deposits online at www.accesscorrections.com or via phone at 1-866-345-1884.


Inmate Property Release

  • Property Release ImageInmates who have not yet been housed and are currently in Booking may have property released at any time during business hours.
  • Inmates who have been housed may have their property released to a designated person on:

Mondays            3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Fridays              12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • Inmates must fill out a Property Release Form prior to the release time. (Found on inmate tablet and in Booking)
  • If you are receiving the property, you will need to present a valid government-issued photo ID.
  • There will be no property releases on County-observed holidays.

Inmate Mail

Please note this process has been changed. Starting April 20, 2022, your Inmate’s Mailing Address is changing. All inmate personal mail, such as letters and drawings, will be digitally delivered via a tablet. Read more here (English). (Español)


Paper letters may be sent via the US Postal Service to:

Mesa County Detention Facility
Inmate's Full Name and Booking Number
PO Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131

All personal incoming inmate mail will be scanned and delivered to the inmates electronically. Legal mail should still be sent to the facility.



Paperback books and magazines will ONLY be accepted when mailed directly from the publisher. For example, books sent directly from BarnesandNoble.com or Amazon.com will be accepted. Books sent from local bookstores will not. The content of the book or magazine must be appropriate or else it will be returned to the sender.

Paperback books/magazines may be sent via the US Postal Service to:

Mesa County Detention Facility
Inmate’s Full Name and BN# (Booking Number)
P.O. Box 20000-5017
Grand Junction, CO 81502-5017

Package contents are delivered to the inmates daily, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Please allow several extra days for package contents to reach an inmate due to sorting, screening, weekends, postal and/or county holidays, etc.

Inmate Email

inmate emailFriends and family members who want to communicate with inmates electronically may do so by first setting up an account at www.gettingout.com

Once inmates are placed into housing, they may have access to tablet-like devices that will permit them to send and receive electronic messages similar to email.

Not all housing areas have access to tablet-like devices.

Note: All inmate personal emails are subject to monitoring.


Jail Information Line

(970) 244-3536 (recording)