How can someone write to an inmate being held at the Roanoke City Jail?

The mailing address for inmates is:

Smart Communications - Roanoke City Jail 

Inmate Name - ID Number

3735 Franklin RD SW #275

Roanoke, Va 24016

The inmate's name and ID number must be clearly printed on the outside of the envelope or postcard to ensure the mail is posted correctly. Mail not containing the inmate ID Number and name will be "Return to Sender."

Cash is no longer accepted through postal mail. Please mail envelopes containing a money order and a blank cover page to the following address:

Roanoke City Jail

Attention: Inmate Accounts

324 Campbell Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

Make Money orders payable to:

Roanoke City Jail Inmate Fund c/o "Inmate's Full Legal Name"

* In the memo line: Inmate ID Number

Please include your contact information if there is a discrepancy. 

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1. What items are prohibited in the Roanoke City Courthouse?
2. What are the operating hours of the Roanoke City Courthouse?
3. Can you be asked to leave the Roanoke City Courthouse for inappropriate dress?
4. What are the visiting hours for inmates housed at the Roanoke City Jail?
5. How can I leave money on an inmate's account?
6. How can someone write to an inmate being held at the Roanoke City Jail?
7. Can I make a phone call to someone being held at the Roanoke City Jail?
8. I've heard that inmates at the Roanoke City Jail have to pay for their own medicine and medical care. Is that true?
9. What is the "dollar a day" program?
10. I'm reporting to jail to serve weekends or a deferred sentence. What items am I allowed to bring with me?