Detainee-Inmate Funds

Depositing funds

Detainees and inmates can use funds to purchase canteen items including toiletries, clothing and food.

Funds may be deposited at the Lobby deposit center kiosk between 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.  You can also place funds on an account by visiting or by calling 1-866-345-1884. For your convenience the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office now accepts MasterCard and Visa.


Canteen Packages

Family and friends may now purchase canteen packages for detainees and inmates.  Detainees and inmates are allowed two (2) packages per month not to exceed $125.

To place an order, you may visit  You may also call 1-800-546-6283 (Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 11:59 p.m. & Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST).


Obtaining funds post-release

Detainees/inmates can collect left-over funds by contacting the Canteen Department at extensions 3270, 3239 or 3290. After providing an accurate address Canteen will mail a check made out to the individual’s name. Individuals cannot collect funds in person at the facility.