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Grant County Jail
Lt. Dan Durand
509-754-2011 ext. 2401
The Grant County Jail has been operating in its present
location since January 1986 and is a
188 bed facility.
In 1999 the
Work Release Center opened to provide housing for minimum
to medium security post-sentence inmates, and to allow local courts the option
of work release as a sentencing alternative.
Frequently Asked Questions
When are visitation hours?
Can my phone be blocked so an inmate
at the jail cannot call me?
Possibly. By contacting the Grant County
Jail you can request a phone block be installed. Keep in
mind that once your phone block has been added it will
not be removed.
Can I put money on an inmate's
Funds may be deposited on inmate accounts:
Please mail to:
Grant County Jail Inmate
INMATE'S FULL NAME
P.O. Box 37
Ephrata, WA 98823
Can I bring in books or magazines for
Paperback books and magazines can only be
accepted through the mail and only if mailed directly
from the publisher or bookstore. Publications containing
lewd or violent material will not be given to the
inmate, but will be place in their property.
What other items can I bring for an
The only items we will accept at the
front window are:
Prescription medications. Medications
must be in the original bottle, the inmate's name
must be on the label, and they cannot be expired.
Prescription eyewear. We will accept
one pair of eyeglasses or contacts.
Court Clothes. Once an inmate has a
confirmed trial date, we will accept adequate
clothing for them to wear at trial. No other
clothing will be accepted.
Can I find out an inmate's release
Release date information will not be
given to the public. If the inmate wishes you to know
their scheduled release date, they must tell you in
person, by phone or by mail.
Can you please pass a message to an
Corrections personnel will pass on phone
numbers for the inmate to call in the first 24 hours of
custody. After 24 hours, the only messages passed will
be in the case of a verifiable medical emergency or
death. Inmates have access to phones which call collect
only. If you have a block on your phone preventing
collect calls, the inmate will not be able to contact
Can I do my commitment from another
county at the Grant County Jail?
Yes, provided the sentencing court has
authorized you to do your time out of county. All out of
county commitments will be charged a $70.00 a day fee by
the Grant County Jail. All fees must be paid in full at
the time you start your commitment.