Indigent Inmates

Indigent Inmates (Those having less than the cost of five first class stamps in their account for 15 days) will be eligible to receive:

  • One writing pad.
  • One pencil.
  • Five stamped envelopes.
  • One bar of soap.
  • One tube of toothpaste.
  • One toothbrush.
  • One mini deodorant.
  • One 4 oz. Bottle of shampoo.

The cost  of indigent canteen and indigent postage will be deducted from any funds received by an indigent inmate. Indigent inmates receive indigent canteen once every 30 days and an Indigent Canteen Request Form must be submitted. Postage allowance for indigent inmates will not total more than Five stamped envelopes per week, including legal mail. An Indigent Postage Request Form must be submitted.

About Us

The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office CareMart website is a division of the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office Inmate Canteen.  Our Goal is to provide a convenient method for the public to purchase gifts for the inmates within our facility, and CareMart is a new, innovative approach in providing  you with this convenience.  While visiting CareMart online you can choose from a variety of top name brands that we have put together in gift packages, along with other choices such as Fresh Favorites (Fresh Cooked Restaurant Style Meal), or you can provide them with additionalclothing itemsthat they may desire while incarcerated.  We hope our efforts have made things more convenient for everyone, and we look forward to serving your needs.