Mail Supplies

The Bexar County Jail does not allow mail supplies to be sent to inmates.  All supplies must be bought from commissary.  The Jail commissary carries stationary, envelopes and stamps.  It may seem that the Sheriff’s Office is just trying to make more money off of the inmates but this is actually a safety issue.  Various drugs can be soaked into the paper.  The glue on the envelopes and stamps is another place that drugs can be added.  You can add money to an inmate’s commissary so he can buy stationery and other items.

28 thoughts on “Mail Supplies

    • admin

      Girlfriend – For ways to add money to commissary go to the category titled “Money For Commissary”. Click on it. The page that comes up will have links on different ways you can add money to his commissary account. He will receive your letter if you have addressed it correctly and he can write back to you.

    • admin

      Mary Ann – Call Central Records at 210-335-6201. You will need either the individuals name and date of birth or is sid number.

      • Jennifer

        Markers yes…. I’ve had mine returned for decorating them with glitter and one returned for decorating it with stickerz. So no glitter or stickers

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  1. Kathy

    My husband has no money in his commissary and I won’t be able to for a little while. How to I get ahold Of human services to please give him paper envelope and stamp? Also will they only do this once?

  2. Pat

    I sent my son the writing supplies gift on February 11, 2015. The money was taken out of my account on Feb. 12 and he has yet to receive the gift. What can I do about this? Thank you.

  3. Sarah

    I am preparing to send a book to my brother from Penguin Random House publishers, and the way you fill out the address does not allow for 5 lines, as the proper way indicated on this website. How should I address this?

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