How can I send mail to an inmate?
SmartJailmail is now available for friends and family to communicate electronically with an inmate in our facility. SmartJailMail is free to sign up, and an easy way to send and receive messages at a small fee. Inmates can also receive photos through SmartJailMail.
To get connected: https://www.smartjailmail.com
For safety and security reasons, all mail, with the exception of legal mail must be in the form of a postcard. They can be purchased or computer generated which will allow for pictures to be printed rather than mailed separately. Letters contained within envelopes will not be accepted. To ensure the correct inmate receives the postcard, include the inmate’s permanent number (I.D.#). Inmates are allowed to send mail out and are provided with pen, paper and envelopes if indigent. Mail is collected and disbursed daily.
Postcards will not be accepted in the following form:
Lee County Maximum Security Jail
2115 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lee County Corrections
2501 Ortiz Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Monies may be mailed to inmates in an envelope addressed to the facility and must state the inmate’s name and booking number. FOR DEPOSIT ONLY. must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope or it will be returned to sender. Personnel will deposit the monies in the inmate’s account and complete a money receipt and forward a copy of the receipt to the inmate.
You cannot send the inmate anything else. Even sending the following items to an inmate is prohibited:
If you send any of these items to an inmate, the mail will be returned to you.