Inmates are permitted to receive funds for deposit to their commissary accounts. However, you should wait until an inmate has received a permanent housing assignment, and is transferred to that housing unit, before sending money.



Effective Friday, September 9th, 2016 Family and Friends will no longer be able to make Credit Card deposits at

Family and Friends will be able to make deposits to at any of four (4) locations listed below using the Lobby Kiosks. These deposits will be Cash only.

Lobby hours for deposits are 07:15 am – 10:00 pm

Main Jail
555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Paul Rein Detention Facility
2421 NW 16th Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

The Joseph V. Conte Facility
1351 NW 27th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

North Broward Bureau
1550 NW 30th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

These locations also have ATM machines that Family and Friends can utilize to get Cash to deposit into the Lobby Kiosks.

Family and Friends can utilize Western Union to send deposits Online, In Person, or by Phone. Western Union accepts Credit Cards via phone or on-line.

Select Broward Sheriff Inmate Bank

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Western Union Quick Collect

For Web transactions, visit

  • Click on Bill Pay and choose Correctional Facility Options

Cash payments can be made at a participating Western Union Agent location or you can pay using a credit or debit card by calling 1-800-634-3422 or online at

To contact an Agent, Call Western Union at 1-800-325-6000 or visit to find the nearest Western Union Agent location.

For payments by phone, call Western Union at 1-800-634-3422 (press option 2).

For each Commissary Quick Collect transaction the following information must be provided:

  • Pay to: Sheriff of Broward County
  • Code city & state: CANTEEN, FL
  • Account number: Inmate's name and arrest number
  • Attention: Inmate's name, date of birth and purpose: commissary

Money orders

Money orders may be mailed to inmates (for instructions, see "Guidelines for Inmate Mail").

Cash deposits

Cash deposits to inmate accounts ARE NOT accepted by mail. Cash may be deposited to inmate commissary accounts through kiosks located in BSO jail facility lobbies (Conte, Paul Rein, Main Jail, or North Broward). Cash deposited will be available to an inmate thirty-minutes following the deposit. Cash deposit is accepted seven (7) days a week. No change will be made through the kiosks.

Depositors must present the name and arrest number of the inmate and the exact cash amount to be deposited.