Canteen is available to inmates who have been fully classified and committed to jail. It is for the purchase of snack foods and personal articles not provided by the jail. The canteen is a contract service and is not directly operated by the jail.

Canteen Funds can only be placed into an inmate account in the following ways:
  • Whatever non-evidence related funds are in possession at time of commitment to jail, or TOUCHPAY Payment System
    • An electronic kiosk is located in the jail lobby. Family or friends can deposit money in the account using cash, credit cards, or debit card.
  • Web Deposits / Phone Number
    • Family or friends can call 866-345-1884 or visit the Access Corrections website and find Portsmouth City Jail to deposit money using a credit card.
No funds or Money Orders will be accepted in the lobby or in the mail
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