Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility, TX Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 22, 2020
Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility

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The Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility is a medium-security detention center located in Waxahachie, Texas. This county jail is operated locally by the Ellis County Sheriff's Office.

Not all inmates in Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility have been sentenced. Many inmates in Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility are waiting for their trial or sentencing. The average stay in this facility is less than two years.

Inmates are offered different programs while serving time at the Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility, including educational programs and counseling programs. Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are among the programs offered. Religious services and Bible studies are also available.

Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    111 West Franklin Street, Waxahachie, TX, 75165

  • Phone

    972-825-4934

  • Capacity

    4

  • City

    Waxahachie

  • Postal Code

    75165

  • State

    Texas

  • Country

    Ellis County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    111 West Franklin Street, Waxahachie, TX, 75165

  • Phone

    972-825-4934

  • Capacity

    4

  • Country

    Ellis County

  • City

    Waxahachie

  • Postal Code

    75165

  • State

    Texas

  • Official Website

    Website

Ellis County Sheriff / Wayne Mccollum Detention Center

  • Address

    300 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165

  • Phone

    972-825-4901

  • Website

    website

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

To find someone who is serving time, you can do a Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility inmate search here on the Texas Department of Corrections webpage. Simply search the inmate’s first and last name, and you will find the inmate you are looking for, along with information such as date of birth, charges, and mugshots.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility are allowed to send and receive letters. Letters mailed to inmates shall be no larger than 12" by 16".

Address your envelope as follows:

Inmate full name and CID number

C/O Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility

111 West Franklin Street, Waxahachie, TX, 75165

The only item which may be enclosed with correspondence mailed to an inmate is 10 or less unframed photographs no larger than 4" by 6.”

Inmates may receive magazines or books if they are sent directly from the publisher.

Photographs and letters that contain inappropriate subject matter or depicting nudity, sexual acts, physical violence or gruesome subject matter will be discarded.

Sending Money

If you want to send money to an inmate, so know that Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility does not accept cash by mail or in person. Cash received through the mail will be returned to sender. US Postal and Western Union money orders will only be accepted by mail. The mailing address is:

Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility
111 West Franklin Street, Waxahachie, TX, 75165

Access Corrections Secure Deposits is another convenient way to deposit funds into your inmate’s account. Use your Visa or MasterCard to send money with one of the following options:

1. Smart Device: Download our Android or iOS app.

2. Online: www.accesscorrections.com. The app and online options offer the lowest handling charge!

3. Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility’s Lobby Kiosk: Easy to use and accepts cash.

Commissary

A commissary is a store within the jail. Inmates who have money on their accounts can buy snacks and other things from the commissary.

The Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility’s Commissary sells various products like clothing, shoes, snacks, personal hygiene products, books, magazines, and games.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility may use telephones that are in their cells. Calls are free within the local dialing area. Collect call phones are available to make calls outside of the local dialing area. The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls, and the calls are terminated at 15 minutes.

When an inmate calls you collect, you are responsible for the fee. You can call Securus Correctional Billing at 1- 800- 844-6591 for the collect call fee in your area.

Visitation Rules

Visitation at Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility is a privilege, not a right.

Each inmate is allowed one 30-minute visit three times a week. A maximum of two adults will be allowed to visit at any one time.

A dress code is enforced for all visitors coming in to visit. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) will result in denied visitation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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