Wake County Sheriff's Office | Gerald M. Baker, Sheriff

Instructions for Depositing Funds for an Inmate Account

Due to COVID-19, NO IN PERSON DEPOSITS WILL BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. 

Due to COVID-19 all inmate deposits may be made online through Access Corrections here.

NO IN-PERSON DEPOSITS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME.

Transactions can be made in person at either of the two facilities:

John H. Baker Jr. Public Safety Center
330 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh
Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Wake County Detention Center (1st Floor, Visitation Glass Window)
3301 Hammond Road, Raleigh
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

By Mail

Inmates may also have money deposited into their inmate's trust fund by money orders, certified checks, payroll checks, etc., sent through the mail. The money orders or checks should be made payable in the inmate's full name. Money orders, certified checks, payroll checks, etc., will be held in escrow for 14 days. This allows enough time for the money order to clear the bank. After the 14-day time period, the Inmate will have access to those funds. No personal checks will be accepted.

Availability of Funds

Money orders, certified checks and inmate payroll checks will be available to the residents after a 14-day escrow period. Cash deposits are available to the inmate IMMEDIATELY.