Wells County Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Wells County Jail

The Wells County Jailopened as a solution to housing prisoners safely, efficiently and humanely.

The prison is operated and maintained by Indiana Sheriff’s Office.

We have given below important need to know information such as how to find someone at Wells County Jail, how to send money, mail, and visit inmates.

Wells County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Wells County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 1615 West Western Avenue, Bluffton, IN, 46714
Phone: 260-824-3426
Facility Type: Adult
City: Bluffton
Postal Code: 46714
State: Indiana
County: Wells County
Official Website: https://www.wellscounty.org/sheriff-jail-information/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at the Wells County Jail are allowed to receive letters, photographs, and money orders for their commissary account. The inmates are not allowed to receive any kind of sexual or nudity photos.

You can send the inmate's mail to the address listed below:

Inmate's Name
In Care of the Wells County Jail
1615 West Western Avenue, Bluffton, IN, 46714

Sending Money

You can use the kiosk in the Wells County Jail lobby to deposit funds into an inmate's commissary account. The kiosk is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. The kiosk accepts cash, Visa, Discover, and Mastercard’s.

If it's more convenient for you to mail a money order to the jail, you can do so. Make sure to make all money orders payable to the Wells County Jail.

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Phone calls

Inmates at Wells County Jail are not permitted to receive incoming phone calls. The jail staff won't take any messages for the inmates either.

The jail supplies phones for the inmates to use. The inmates are allowed to make prepaid collect, prepaid calling cards and collect calls.

For their phone service, the Wells County Jail contracts with Pay Tel Communication. Inmates are allowed to talk for 20-minute increments at a time. The call will be disconnected when the 20-minutes is over.

Email

The inmates at Wells County have access to their Pay Tel Communication account. However, they do not have access to the internet.

The Pay Tel Communication account allows inmates the ability to message their friends and family back home, so it's more than just a phone service. There is a fee associated with this service.

Visiting Hours

Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are permitted to have one visitation per calendar week.

This visitation can have up to three people only. This includes children as well.

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