Resident Visitation, Phone Calls & Mail

Visitation

Hours: 

Monday through Friday: 

6:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. 

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 

1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. 

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

All visits must be scheduled within 24 hours of the visit. Please call (309) 634-4201.

There is a maximum of 4 visitors per scheduled visit.

Authorized Visitors:  Parents, Guardians, Stepparents, Children 9 years of age or under, Grandparents and Attorneys of Record. The Juvenile's Attorney, Probation Officer, and Case Manager may visit at any time. Visitors may be required to bring proof of marital status or legal guardianship.

Note: In the event that parents (or other authorized individuals) are unable to visit during regularly scheduled times, special arrangements can be requested. Visitors traveling more than one hour to visit; special arrangements may be made for extended visits. All will need prior approval from an Assistant Superintendent.

ALL ADULT VISITORS MUST HAVE CURRENT, VALID IDENTIFICATION WITH THEM EACH AND EVERY TIME THEY COME FOR VISITATION.

REASONS FOR REFUSING A VISIT:

*A detained juvenile may refuse to visit with any person.

*The Detention Center may delay or cancel a visit for safety or security reasons. These reasons will be given to the visitor.

*A person who appears to be under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol will NOT be allowed to visit.

*A visit may be terminated if the resident or visitor behave inappropriate or in a disorderly manner.

GENERAL RULES:

*There is no smoking in the Juvenile Detention Center.

*Coats, hats, pagers, cellular phones, aluminum cans and glass bottles are not allowed in the Juvenile Detention Center. Please place these items in the lockers provided.

*Detention Center Staff reserve the right to disallow any foreign object in the building at their discretion.

Phone Calls

Incoming phone calls are not allowed for residents. Resident are allowed to making outgoing phone calls throughout their stay at the detention center. Residents are allowed call parents and/or legal guardians. Calls to anyone other than those stated are prohibited.

The amount of phone calls allowed is based off of the facility's level system. Every resident is given a phone call during their intake process. After their initial phone call at intake they are allowed to make 2 phone calls per week. Additional phone calls are based on behavior and resident level.

Phone calls are 15 minutes in length. Phone calls may be made from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

Residents can request to call their Attorney, Probation Officer, or Caseworker at any time during their stay.

Mail

Residents may receive mail throughout their stay at the Juvenile Detention Center. Residents receive their mail as it arrives at the center. All incoming mail is opened and inspected for contraband and inappropriate materials. Residents are not allowed to accept photographs or any other items that might be sent via postal mail.

Sending Mail

Residents are provided with stationary and envelopes so they can send mail to parents, family and friends through the U.S. Postal Service.

No mail will be allowed from or sent to another institution without written permission from both institutions.