This page is about the Tarrant County Jail located in Fort Worth, Texas. Been here before? Tell us about it by clicking here.
The Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth, TX is not just one building but is actually made up of five different buildings located in different parts of Tarrant County, so make sure you know which building your loved one is housed-in before visiting.
- Building 1–Lon Evans Corrections Center
- 600. W. Weatherford, Fort Worth, TX.
- Building 2–Belknap Unit
- 250 W. Belknap, Fort Worth, TX.
- Building 3–Green Bay Unit
- 2500 Urban Drive, Fort Worth, TX
- Building 4–Tarrant County Jail Correction Center
- 100 N. Lamar, Fort Worth, TX
- Building 5–Cold Springs Unit
- 1815 Cold Springs Road, Fort Worth, TX
How Do You Locate An Inmate:
The best way to locate an inmate is online–click here. You can also try calling the jail at 817-884-3116 but with so many facilities it is easier to look online. By looking online you can also see the charge, bond (if any), and arrest date.
Where Is The Tarrant County Jail Located:
There are five (5) buildings but the primary jail address is 100 N. Lamar Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. For the other addresses see above.
What Time Is The Jail Open:
This jail is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When Are Prisoners Arraigned:
Inmates are usually book at the Tarrant County Correction Center at 100 N. Lamar Street, Fort Worth, TX. Inmates may then be transferred to other facilities.
When Are Visiting Hours:
Visitor sign-up starts 30 minutes before visiting hours and visitor sign-up ends at 8:30PM. Be sure and get there before 8:00PM in case of lines or delays because after 8:30PM you will not be processed to visit your loved one.
- Building 1–Lon Evans Corrections Center 9AM-9PM.
- Building 2–Belknap Unit 9AM-9PM.
- Building 3–Green Bay Unit 9AM-9PM.
- Building 4–Correction Center 9AM-9PM.
- Building 5–Cold Springs Unit 9AM-9PM.
- Male Visitation-Even Hours
- Female Visitation-Odd Hours
Inmates are only allowed two visits per day and only two adults are allowed at a time. But you can bring as many children under the age of 16 as you want. Also, if a jail Captain gives permission, an inmate can have more visits. Visits from an attorney do not count.
To visit, anyone over the age of 18 must have a valid (not expired) identification with their picture. Valid forms of ID include a valid driver’s license from any state, an Identification Card from the Texas Department of Public Safety, and Military ID cards. Visitors under the age of 18 may use a school identification card.
One final note, if you were released from Tarant County Jail within the last six (6) months, you cannot visit an inmate.
What Is The Phone Call Policy:
Inmates are allowed to make collect calls from jail–you will be billed for these so be careful not to accept too many. Inmates are not allowed to receive incoming calls.
How Can I Write A Letter To An Inmate:
You can write an inmate a letter and send it USPS. Here is how you address the letter:
Inmates Full Name and CID Number (Click here to locate CID)
C/O Tarrant County Jail
100 N. Lamar
Fort Worth, TX 76102
How Can I Leave An Inmate Money:
You can leave an inmate money in person at the Tarrant County Jail Corrections Center 100 N. Lamar Street, Fort Worth, TX. You can leave cash or money order almost 24 hours a day 7 days a week. You cannot leave money from 6:00AM-6:30AM, 2:00PM-2:30PM, or 10:00PM-10:30PM. Anyone can leave money for any amount. Be aware no loose coins are accepted.
Where Are Impound Vehicles Are Stored:
To determine if and where your vehicle has been impounded call the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department at 817-884-1212. They will tell you if the vehicle has been impounded and give you the contact information of the towing company. They will not give you the fees but you can call the towing company and find that out.
Once An Inmate Has Been Released Where Can I Pick Him Up:
The Tarrant County Jail releases all inmates (even the ones at different buildings) are released from the Corrections Center at 100 N. Lamar. Inmates can be released 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
Here are some helpful phone numbers for Tarrant County Jail:
Jail Inmate Information– 817-884-3116
Bond Desk– 817-884-1216
Medical Information– 817-884-3064
Mail Distribution– 817-884-3170
Inmate Property– 817-884-1970
Jail Administration– 817-884-1187
How Can I Post Bail For An Inmate:
Bail for Tarrant County Jail can be posted anytime. Bail is posted at the Bond Desk, which is located at Tarrant County Corrections Center 100 North Lamar, Fort Worth, TX. To see if there is a bond amount you can check online here or you can call Tarrant County Jail Inmate Information at 817-884-3116.
What is Pretrial Release:
Pretrial Release is unique to Tarrant County Jails. Pretrial Release is a bond office that Tarrant County pays. Inmates are required to meet certain minimum qualifications for Pretrial Release. Call 817-884-1465 to see if an inmate qualifies for Pretrial Release. To give you an idea about some of the most basic requirements see below:
- You must be a Tarrant County resident.
- You must be in jail for a crime you committed against Tarrant County.
- You cannot be on parole or have any previous felony convictions.
- You have to agree to appear in cout.
- You must provide a valid form of identification.
- You cannot be in jail for a first-degree felony.
- You cannot have a history of bond forfeitures.
What Is The Website:
You can click here to visit the site.