Wilmington Jail Information

300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801

Wilmington Jail is a low security city jail located in city of Wilmington, New Castle County, DE. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Delaware state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Wilmington Jail are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Delaware Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Wilmington Jail including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Wilmington Jail Prison Information

Jail Name :Wilmington Jail
Jail Type :City Jail
Location:300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801
Contact Numbers:302-654-5151
Postal Code:19801
State :Delaware
County:New Castle County
Jail Webpage://www.wilmingtonde.gov/government/police

Wilmington Jail Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Wilmington Jail, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Delaware statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 302-654-5151.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Wilmington Jail make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution (HRYCI) / Gander Hill

1301 East 12th StreetPO Box 9279, Wilmington, DE, 19801 302-429-7700

Plummer Community Corrections Center

38 Todds Lane, Wilmington, DE, 19802 302-761-2800

Women's Work Release Treatment Center

38 Todds Lane, Wilmington, DE, 19802 302-761-2800

Wilmington Jail

300 North Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801 302-654-5151

New Castle County Jail

NCC Police Headquarters3601 North DuPont Highway (Route 13), Wilmington, DE, 19801 302-395-8450, 302-255-0043

Elsmere Bureau of Police Jail

11 Poplar Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805 302-998-1173

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