Inmate Mail

Galveston County Inmate Mail Services. The address for inmates to receive Inmate Mail Services is:

Galveston County Jail
Inmates Name / Booking #
5700 Avenue H
Galveston, Texas 77551-4137

  • An inmate may only receive 4 photographs in their mail.  Inmates are only allowed 4 photographs total in their possession.  Extra photographs will be placed into the inmates property.
  • Inmates may not received cards that contain plastic or that are laminated.  Musical cards or cards containing metal will not be accepted.
  • Inmates may not receive mail that contains telephone cards.

Do not send Mail with Money Orders enclosed, it will be returned.


Galveston County Inmate Publication Services. The address for inmates to receive Inmate Publication Services is:

Galveston County Jail
Inmates Name / Booking #
5700 Avenue H
Galveston, Texas 77551-4137

  • An inmate SHALL only receive publications from a Authorized Publisher or Authorized Distributor of publication material.  Online Merchants, such as Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Wal-Mart, etc may be used. 
  • Books SHALL NOT be mailed from a brick and mortar store.  Publications shall be ordered via a Authorized Publisher or Distributor, and shipped via their respective distribution or fulfillment center.  Inmates are only allowed enough publications which which fit in their issued publication box.  Extra publications will be mailed home or destroyed.  Publication will not be placed in an inmates property.
  • Inmates may not received hard back publications.

Inmate Telephones

Galveston County Inmates have use of the ITI telephone system. Inmates will follow the Deputies instructions at all times in regards to telephone usage. Telephone usage is a privilege. Inmates should be advised of the following information if they have questions.
  • Inmates have 2 ways to call out – collect and pre-paid phone card.d.
  • Both ways allow the inmates to talk for up to 15 minutes.
  • Collect calls do not allow the inmates to call certain numbers, including cell phone numbers.
  • Pre-paid phone cards do allow inmates to call cell phones.
  • Calls can be made internationally and with the continental U.S.
  • Three-way call attempts will automatically alert the phone system and the call will be terminated.
  • If the dial pad is touched during a call, even accidentally, the call will be terminated.
  • The same restrictions apply to both collect and pre-paid phone card.
  • Pre-paid phone cards are ordered through Commissary only.
  • Money is placed on the phone card each weekday after 4:30pm if at all possible.
  • If a pre-paid phone card is lost or stolen, it must be reported to administration as soon as possible.
  • Inmate Telephone Inc. (ITI), the inmate phone system, will not refund or replace money for a card that is stolen.
  • If an inmate is found in possession of a phone card that does not belong to them, it should be confiscated immediately and returned to the owner or to Administration. .
  • Pre-paid phone card money is not transferable to another inmate or another agency.
  • To block a call from an inmate in the Galveston County Jail, please listen to the entire message and follow the prompts.

To setup prepaid calling accounts for an inmate at Galveston County Jail please call 888-949-3303 or visit ConnectNetwork

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