Visitation Policy

Taylor County Juvenile Justice Center
Detention Visitation Rules and Hours

Visitation Hours

Monday through Friday 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Face to Face visit (15 minutes) or Phone calls (10 minutes)  

Weekends and designated Taylor County Holidays will be phone visitation only

(10 minutes) 1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

  1.  Persons approved for visitation shall be restricted to the juvenile's parent(s), legal guardian, or custodian, and will be required to present and provide a valid identification card at each visit.

2.  No infants or children shall be allowed to visit, and children shall not be left in the lobby unattended.

3.  Approval for visitation shall be arranged through the juvenile's assigned probation officer and an approved visitation list will be created.

4.  Any visit that is not authorized by the juvenile probation officer will not be permitted.

5.  Tobacco use (smoking or dipping) is prohibited in the facility.

6.  Food and beverages are not allowed in the lobby or the visitation area.

7.  Visitors may not provide juveniles with candy, gum, cigarettes, matches, or any other item.

8.  Purses, cell phones, cameras, keys or any other personal items are not allowed in the visitation room.  Keys and identification may be placed on the reception counter.  Staff will not be responsible for items left on the counter.

9.  Unless previously approved, no more than two (2) people are allowed to visit the juvenile at one time.

10. Juveniles will receive one visit per visitation period.  Therefore, parents who are divorced or separated are encouraged to coordinate their visitation schedules.

11. Juveniles are allowed a face to face visit or a telephone call, but cannot have both on the same day.

12. If a juvenile is not receiving a contact visit, he/she may request to make a telephone call.

13. The telephone schedule is the same as the visitation schedule, except on weekends and designated Taylor County holidays.

14. Staff at the detention center will initiate all telephone calls to persons on the approved visitation list.

15. Any violation of the visitation rules could result in termination of visitation and/or denial of future visits.

16. Only the Facility Administrator, detention supervisors, or probation supervisors may allow deviation from the facility's visitation rules.