Ada County Jail

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Updated on: February 12, 2021

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Location 7210 Barrister Drive, Boise, ID, 83704
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Boise, Idaho is home to the Ada County Jail. The Ada County Jail is a medium-security facility that is responsible for housing no more than 1144 offenders.

The Ada County Jail will either be responsible for housing both sentenced and not sentenced offenders. Most of the offenders in the facility are not sentenced and could not post bail for one reason or another.

Ada County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Ada County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 7210 Barrister Drive, Boise, ID, 83704
Capacity 1144
Facility Type Adult
City Boise
Postal Code 83704
State Idaho
County Ada County
Official Website

Ada County Sheriff Department - Eagle Substation

Address 1119 East State Street, Eagle, Idaho, 83616
Phone 208-938-2260

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates will only be permitted to receive a postcard from you. Inmates will not be permitted to receive handwritten letters inside an envelope. All correspondence must be made through a postcard. All post cards must be standard size and they must not contain glitter or stickers.

Please keep in mind that all postcards that you send to an inmate will always first be read by a correctional officer to ensure that there are no illegal conversations going on through the mail. It is to keep everyone inside and outside of the facility safe.

Sending Money

While the Ada County Jail provides their inmates with three meals a day, inmates will also need to purchase other various things from the commissary. The commissary is just like when we go to the grocery store. All items will cost money.

You can send a money order with the inmate’s information on it to deposit funds into his or her account.

Phone calls

When it comes to an inmate calling you, they will have one of two options here at the Ada County Jail. An inmate will either be able to use the prepaid service from Global Tel Link or they will be able to call you with collect calls.

Majority of the inmates will opt in to use the prepaid service from Global Tel Link since there are no limitations when they are trying to call their loved ones like there is with collect calls.


Inmates in the Ada County Jail can have visitors. You will need to call the facility to find out when you will be allowed to come down and visit an inmate. When visiting you will be required to show your photo identification card. If you do not have that on you, you will not be allowed back into the visitation room.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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