Alta Jail, IA Prison Inmates
- Postal Code
- Buena Vista County
- Phone Number
- City Jail
- 223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002
- Official Website
About Alta Jail
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Located in Iowa, the Alta Jail houses adult inmates over the age of 18 who have already been convicted of a crime under Iowa law. Most inmates are serving time for longer than one year; therefore, there are commissary accounts set up for them.
This mail does not maintain an online listing of inmates. The best way to locate an inmate is to know the full legal name and date of birth and call either 712-749-2525 or 712-749-2525.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
All mail sent to inmates is opened and inspected prior to delivery to an inmate. You can send mail to this address, made out to the attention of the inmate:
223 South Main Street, Alta, IA, 51002
Do not send large packages and do not send contraband. Send letters and postcards that are not provocative in nature.
Inmates who are currently imprisoned at the Alta Jail have access to commissary accounts. You can add money to an inmate’s account via money order, check or cash. You also have the option of depositing money directly into the inmate's account in person at the administrative office in the Alta Jail.
Make sure that when you send money via money order or check, include the inmate ID number and full name on the back of the slip.
Commissary accounts can be used to purchase various supplies, and inmates need money deposited in order to use the accounts.
While inmates cannot receive phone calls, they can make phone calls. Recipients must be on an approved list, and inmates can make phone calls between 7:00AM and 7:30PM. Inmates will make phone calls collect and the calls will be paid for by the receiver of the phone call. Phone calls can last up to 30 minutes, but during peak periods calls might be restricted to 10 minutes in duration. You can ask at the Alta Jail to be added to the list of people an inmate can call, and they will work the pre-approval process.
Typically, visitation can be any day between 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Two people can visit at one time for up to 15 minutes. Dress conservatively and bring government issued identification with you. Do not bring anything into the Alta Jail with you, as not only will it be rejected, but you could be asked to leave before your visit takes place.
Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.