Programs & Services

Learn about the programs and services offered for incarcerated individuals of the Talbot County Corrections.


  • Commissary

    The Commissary is operated on a non-cash basis, and use the individual's commissary account. Personal hygiene items clothing, and a variety of snack foods are available. Incarcerated individuals are permitted one order per week.

    Individuals can make deposits for individual's's commissary account by following the instructions here: Commissary Deposits

  • Mail Delivery

    Legal Mail / Privileged Mail / Mail Orders

    Legal mail should be sent directly to the facility. Legal mail must be marked on the envelope as “Legal Mail” and will be opened by the incarcerated individual in the presence of facility staff. Address legal mail as follows:

    Talbot County Detention Center
    Name, ID Number
    115 West Dover St. #1
    Easton, MD 21601

    Non-Legal Mail

    All personal mail should be sent using the following address:

    Talbot County Detention Center
    Name, ID Number
    Facility ID Number: 5303
    PO Box 18247
    Greensboro, NC 27419

    Mail will be scanned and can be accessed by the inmate with their inmate tablet. Physical mail will be destroyed.

    Mail Requirements and Restrictions

    • The envelope must include the Facility Name, Inmate Name, Inmate ID number and the Facility ID or the mail will not be scanned.  The Facility ID for the Talbot County Detention Center is 5303.
    • NO case, personal checks or money orders mailed to the mail processing center.
    • Mail must be 10 pages or less per envelope
    • Page size must be no larger than 8.5" x 11
    • Mail can include written or typed pages, photos, drawings or greeting cards (NO Polaroid photos)
    • NO glitter, glue, tape, 3D elements, or electronic components (lights, music, animation)
    • NO items containing, depicting or relating to sexually explicit activity, gang activity, illegal activity, violence, drug or alcohol use, etc.
    • NO photos of nude or partially clothed persons
    • NO illegal substances or any other items considered to be contraband
    • NO magazines, books or packages mailed to mail processing center. NO publications of any kind.
    • NO originals of important documents or photos such as Birth Certificates, Driver's License, Social Security Cards, Green Cards, etc. as they will not be returned.
  • Communication / Messaging

    The inmate communications provider is PayTel Communications.  To set up an account with PayTel, visit or call 1-800-PAY-TELL. 

    The fastest way to communicate with an inmate is by phone or messaging through this system.


  • Community Service Program
  • Detention Case Management
  • House Arrest / Alternative Sentencing Program<
  • Inmate Addiction Services (MAT – Medically Assisted Treatment)
  • Education Program
  • Library Services
  • Medical Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Re-Entry Program
  • Religious Services
  • Weekender Program
  • Work Release Program
  • Pre-trial Services
  • Re-Entry and Community Collaboration

Page last modified Tuesday, January 9, 2024 12:24:57 PM