Kent County DE Jail | Dover, Delaware

555 S Bay Rd
Dover, DE 19901-4617

(302) 736-2161
Kent County DE Jail
County Jail

Kent County DE Jail

Kent County DE Jail is a prison facility located in the city of Dover, serving Kent County and surrounding areas. The address of record for Kent County DE Jail is 555 S Bay Rd. This is located in Dover, DE, 19901-4617, a city in Kent. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.

Prisons in DE like Kent County DE Jail can often make it difficult and costly for inmates to call the outside. Some prisons charge over $10 a minute to make a long distance phone call. The best way to avoid these fees is to set up a local phone number that will ring your phone number(s) no matter where you live. provides this service and you can reach them at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Once you are able to communicate with your inmate, you can start making plans for visitation. There are many types of prison facility in DE. City Jails, County Jails, State Jails and State Penitentiaries. Each will have it's own rules and times for visitation, calls and mail.

Kent County DE Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.

Kent County DE Jail is in the EST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Kent County DE Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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