- Facility Name
- Wilmington City Jail
- Facility Type
- City Jail
- 11 Poplar Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805
- Postal Code
- New Castle County
- Official Website
- Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
- 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
- Holiday Closed
No one wants to get that dreaded phone call that a friend or loved one is in jail and needs help. Not only are there a host of emotions, but there are a host of questions.
Those who are arrested in Wilmington City will most likely be incarcerated in Wilmington City Jail, Delaware. The mission of the city jail is to maintain a secure and safe court system with seamless inmate transport and civil process to preserve public safety.
The jail partners with those in the community to lower recidivism by providing faith-based programs that empower returning citizens to become protective members of society.
As a jail that wants to see the best come out of a sticky situation, below you will find the answers you are looking for.
Doing an inmate search is the step you should do after you get a phone calling letting you know a friend or relative is in jail. An inmate search allows you to make sure the inmate has been booked, can be bailed out, as well as other pertinent information.
To begin an inmate search, click here. To learn more about the inmate, click on view detail. Write down the offender’s Inmate ID, bail information, and housing facility as you will need this information in the future.
To get updates on the status of an update, you can use VineLink.
Bailing an Inmate Out
Inmates who have not been sentenced for a crime can typically be bailed out of jail prior to their court date. To find out information on bailing an inmate out of jail, call 302-998-1173.
Longer Term Inmates
For inmates who are not able to be bailed out or who are serving their sentences at Wilmington City Jail, there are plenty of opportunities for them to keep in touch with family and friends. Below you will learn about visitation, phone calls, sending mail, and sending money to inmates who will be longer term.
You will need to have proper identification in order to visit an inmate. Visitation occurs seven days per week from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Inmates will be able to make collect calls to friends and family. You will not be able to call and talk to an inmate. No messages will be taken.
If you want to keep in contact with an inmate at the Wilmington City Jail, sending mail is a great way to do so. Use the following format to send mail to an inmate:
(Resident’s first and last name & resident’s number)
Wilmington City Jail
11 Poplar Avenue, Wilmington, DE, 19805
Many inmates will have family or friends put money on their accounts. This money is only used to purchase items at commissary. Items such as writing supplies, hygiene products, and clothes are permitted.
To send money to your loved one, you can do so over the phone or via the web.
- Internet: web.connectnetwork.com
- Phone: 1-800-483-8314
For any further information about an inmate or the Wilmington City Jail call 302-998-1173.