All About Stillwater Correctional Facility and Contacting Inmates

Connect With an Inmate All About Stillwater Correctional Facility and Contacting Inmates

Stillwater Correctional Facility Inmate: Getting in Touch With a Loved One

Getting in touch with a detained loved one at Stillwater Correctional Facility requires patience and particular information. Both virtual and in-person visits, pen-pals, phone calls, and money deposits are much appreciated by the prisoners at Stillwater Correctional Facility.

To locate and contact your prisoner, use DoNotPay for quick and easy results. Using DoNotPay's aid, you may send them letters and money, as well as learn exact details for you to arrange your visitations.

Stillwater Correctional Facility Contact Information

Address970 Pickett St, Bayport, MN 55003
WardenGuy Bosch
WebsiteStillwater / Department of Corrections (
Main Office Phone651-779-2700

Directions from the Twin Cities: From 94 East:

  • Take Hwy I-94 (US-12 East to Exit #258 (Hwy 95 North).
  • Go north to the city of Bayport. Turn left on 5th Ave North.
  • Go two blocks to Hwy 28 (Pickett Street) and turn right.
  • Follow Pickett Street for approximately 1/2 mile.
  • The visitor's parking lot is on the right side of the road, with the main facility entrance further down on the left.

How to Contact Inmates at Stillwater Correctional Facility

To smooth the transition from prison to the outside world, inmates are urged to spend time with family members who are not incarcerated. Friends and family members may be reached via phone and mail; in-person and virtual visits; and money can be sent to their funds.

In-Person Visitation

Face-to-face contact with family and friends helps detainees cope with their confinement, which is particularly important for those who have children. Visitors and convicts are protected by strict restrictions about in-person visits, which must be followed, or the visit will be canceled.

How it Works:

  1. All visits must be pre-scheduled and are restricted to two per month, with no exceptions. Visits are made to each unit as a whole. To make an appointment, call 651-748-7909 or utilize the Online Scheduling feature to schedule a visit. (12/23/2021) - All MN state correctional facilities are closed to visiting until at least January 17, 2022, due to the Omicron variant.)
  2. The temperature of all visitors must be checked. The visit is canceled if the temperature is 100.0°F or above. All guests over 2 must wear barrier masks. Visits will follow social distancing norms, including always keeping 6 feet apart. During the visit, no physical contact is allowed.
  3. Bring a picture ID. Valid driver's license, passport, or military ID.
  4. Obey the dress code; inappropriate clothes will impede entry. Don't wear apparel with foul language or images, and always wear shoes. You may also be requested to remove jewelry and wearable tech.

How to Send Money to Stillwater Correctional Facility Inmates

Inmates need funds to purchase snacks from the commissary or to pay for other amenities. Only convicts' ID Numbers may be used to make payments to their JPay account within the facility. Fines, expenses, and restitution may be paid from the inmate's account.

How to Use JPay to Send Money

  • Online: JPay accepts credit or debit cards for online payments.
  • Phone: JPay accepts phone payments at 1 (800) 574-5729 at any time.
  • Download the JPay app for your mobile device (Android, Apple iOS).
  • Inmates may deposit cash into their JPay account at any MoneyGram facility.
  • Send money orders to- JPay- P.O. Box 278170, Miramar, FL 33027, with a deposit slip attached

For any deposit, JPay charges a fee. This is something to consider while deciding on the amount of the deposit.

Phone Plans

Incarcerated people can place collect phone calls, which will charge the recipient of the phone call, or they may purchase their own phone time through the canteen. Inmates may not receive phone calls, emergency calls must be routed through the staff.

How to Send Mail to Stillwater Correctional Facility Inmates

Paper containing words/drawings; pictures (Polaroid images must have the backing removed); magazines and published materials delivered from the publisher; and clippings or reproductions of published items that fulfill requirements may be included in incoming mail. Commercial greeting cards and postcards that have been signed are permitted; however, cards that play music or have electronically recorded data on them are not permitted.

The weight of incoming mail is restricted to 16 ounces per item. Per envelope or mailing, a maximum of 20 photos are permitted. To send mail to an inmate, you must address your package properly:

  • Name and OID#
  • MCF- (facility name where an inmate is housed)
  • Facility Address

Difficulties You May Have Contacting Loved One in Stillwater Correctional Facility

It's difficult enough to learn that a friend or family member has been imprisoned, but not being able to connect with them makes the separation much more difficult. Don't spend time searching for nearby institutions, calling them, or asking other family members for information. Use DoNotPay to identify their location, ID numbers, and even send them letters with a few clicks to get in touch with them sooner.

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

DoNotPay Can Help You Locate an Imprisoned Friend:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!


Why Use DoNotPay to Help You Connect With an Inmate

The reason why DoNotPay has been successful with its continued service is due to to the fact that its:

  • Fast—You don't have to spend hours trying to solve the issue.
  • Easy—You don't have to struggle to fill out tedious forms or keep track of all the steps involved in solving your problem.
  • Successful—You can rest assured knowing we'll make the best case for you.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

After contacting an imprisoned relative, many individuals begin to consider additional legal matters. DoNotPay may be useful in the following situations:

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