Incoming Mail Changes:
As of January 10, 2022 we transitioned to a mail scanning service. However, effective Nov. 1, 2022, all correspondence from family and friends needs to be addressed as below (to ensure delivery, the envelope must include the following information):
Meherrin River Regional Jail VA
Inmate's Name, Jacket Number
PO Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131
As of September 23, 2022, we will no longer accept books or subscriptions from a publisher. Publications received after September 23, 2022 will be returned at the offender's expense or will be destroyed.
Effective March 1, 2022, we will no longer accept money orders through the mail. All incoming mail and money orders for offenders will be returned to the sender with the exception of legal mail and books/subscriptions from a publisher.
Legal mail ONLY will be accepted at the address below.
Meherrin River Regional Jail
PO Box 189
Alberta, VA 23821
Offenders at Meherrin River Regional Jail are encouraged to stay in touch with their friends and family. There is no limit on outgoing mail; however, outgoing mail will be marked with "Meherrin River Regional Jail Offender". When you are sending a letter please include the offender's name and housing assignment (if known).
All outgoing mail will be screened for contraband, for prevailing security reasons.
Offenders are authorized to receive money orders. Outside subscriptions to newspapers, magazines, or soft back books that come directly from a publisher are allowed but must be pre-approved by the Mail Officer prior to ordering. Only one (1) magazine or newspaper subscription is allowed at a time. Offenders can possess one (1) magazine and two (2) books from the publisher.
Questions concerning offender mail may be directed to our Mail Officer.