Visiting Inmates

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Jail Visiting Hours

Inmate Locations Day Times
1st & 3rd Floor (all women) Saturday 8:00 a.m., 9:00a.m., 10:00a.m.
  Sunday 8:00 a.m., 9:00a.m., 10:00a.m.
2nd Floor Units 2A, 2B, & 2C Saturday 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Units 2D, 2E, & 2F Sunday 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m
Work Center visiting is managed by a contract vendor Legacy. If you would like to call Legacy, their phone number is 1-888 729-4326.

At the Work Center we offer free visiting in the lobby, but you must contact Legacy to schedule and it must done four hours before the desired time you want to visit. 

Visits begin on the hour at 8, 9, or 10 and again at 1, 2, or 3.  We stop taking sign ups at 9:50 and 2:50 each day.

** Times shown are the official start times for each session.  You must sign up at LEAST 10 minutes prior to your intended visit time. Come early to ensure your position.  


The Whatcom County Jail is located in the Public Safety Building at the corner of Central and Prospect Streets in Bellingham.  The entrance is off Central Street, on the opposite (east) side of the building from the main entrance to the Sheriff's Office.

The Interim Work Center is located at 2030 Division Street in Bellingham.

Posting Bail

Bail may be posted 24 hours a day via the Jail lobby kiosk after hours. To access the lobby after hours, push the after hours button next to the jail's main entrance.

Receiving Calls From Inmates

If you are having trouble receiving collect calls from an inmate, please call 1-888-729-4326.