Sheriff's Office
48 Court Street
Building #8
Canton, New York 13617

Ph: 315-379-2222
Fx: 315-379-0335

Brooks J. Bigwarfe - Sheriff

Sean P. O'Brien - Undersheriff

Coralee Barrett – Secretary to the Sheriff

St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office
Correctional Facility

Inmate Telephone Calls

Inmates at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility are permitted to make outgoing calls to friends and family through the inmate telephone system provided by GTL. You may set up and account with GTL to receive collect calls from inmates by calling toll free 1-866-230-7761. You may also visit the website at

Please be advised that an inmate's telephone privileges, except for attorney calls, may be suspended by the SLCCF as a result of pending disciplinary actions, administrative actions, as part of a disciplinary sanction, or if telephone use presents a threat to security.


The contents of any incoming packages are to be purchased from and mailed directly to the facility, through a company whose ordinary business includes the sale and shipping of such items. 

The following is a list of items that inmates may receive:

Undergarments; to include;
-          Underwear/boxers
-          Socks (white only)

Printed materials and publications, to include;
-          Paperback books
-          Magazines
-          Newspapers

Facility approved religious article (s)


The items listed may also be purchased by the inmate through the facility commissary program.
Depositing Funds for Inmates

An account is set up for each inmate at the time of booking into the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility. This account allows friends and family to deposit monies so the inmate can purchase personal items, snacks, postage, etc. through the inmate commissary.

You can deposit funds into an inmate’s commissary account in the following ways - you will need the inmate’s name and inmate’s number:

  1. Call toll free: 1-866-394-0490
  2. Online at:
  3. A money kiosk machine is available at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility. This kiosk allows family/friends to drop money off twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. A service fee of $3.25 will be applied for each cash deposit (up to $200). A service fee of $4.95 will be applied for each credit card deposit. The service fee is charged solely by the vendor.
  4. Mail money (no checks or money orders accepted) to:
Inmate name
St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility
17 Commerce Lane
Canton, New York 13617

 Inmate Mail

We encourage friends and family members to correspond with inmates during their incarceration at the SLCCF. Inmates are allowed to send and receive unlimited correspondence that complies with the SLCCF Mail Policy.

Postage paid envelopes and writing paper is available for inmates to purchase through the facility commissary (see Inmate Funds).

 Mail Rules

  1. Correspondence must be typed in black ink or handwritten in black or blue ink pen and/or non-colored pencil only. No crayons, markers, colored pencils or the like.
  2. Correspondence must be on plain white paper, free of stains, spills or discoloration.
  3. Drawings must be on plain white paper, free of stains, spill or discoloration and done in black ink pen and/or non-colored pencil, only.
  4. Greeting cards may be sent but must be single-layered and white in color. 
  5. NO glitter, glitter glue, confetti, stamps (other than postage stamps), stickers, labels, or seals are allowed on letters, drawings, greeting cards or the envelope, or in the envelope the mail is sent in.
  6. All correspondence must be free of perfume/cologne.
  7. All inmate mail should be addressed as follows:
Inmate Name
St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility
17 Commerce Lane
Canton, New York 13617

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