Ways to communicate:
Telephones: Inmate Canteen phones are available from 6:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M. daily. Inmates may place collect calls. Visit www.inmatecanteen.com for more information regarding telephone calls.
Citizens may choose to have their phone number blocked in order to prevent an Inmate from calling them. A citizen would need to call the jail and request their telephone number blocked by a supervisor.
Email: You may email an inmate by logging onto www.inmatecanteen.com . You will need to set up an account with a credit card. Your credit card will not be charged until you make a purchase.
From this website you may email an inmate, receive emails from an inmate, text an inmate, receive texts from an inmate, deposit funds onto an account, schedule telephone calls with an inmate and schedule a video visitation with an inmate, for a fee.
Mail: There is no limit on the amount of mail Inmates send or receive as long as Inmates have stamped envelopes and paper. Inmates that are indigent are allowed two stamps and two envelopes each week on commissary.
All Inmate mail must be addressed in the following way:
Elbert County Jail
Inmate(Inmates full name}
P.O. Box 486
Kiowa, CO 80117
The full legal name of the sender and addressee must appear on the envelope; nicknames will not be accepted. Any mail received without both full names on the envelope will be returned to the sender or destroyed if there is no return address. All incoming mail except for properly labeled Legal mail will be opened and scanned; the same procedure is done for outgoing mail.
Visitation: All non-professional visits to the Elbert County Jail are non-contact. Visiting hours are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily. Inmates are allowed up to 30 minutes of visitation time per day.
Visitation sessions may be monitored for nudity or other inappropriate behavior (such as drug use). Video visitation visits with inappropriate conduct, will be terminated and the Inmate will be restricted from video visitation sessions for a minimum of 10 days.
Persons violating protection orders or no contact orders by use of telephone calls or video visitation sessions, can and will result in additional criminal charges. This includes video contact of minors by Inmates with sexual related offenses (if a protection order bars contact with minors).
Professional visits: It is recommended that professional visits be scheduled and approved in advance with jail staff. If not, an immediate visit cannot be guaranteed.
You can call the Elbert County Jail at 303-805-6120 or 303-621-2027 with any further questions that you may have.