Visiting Policies and Hours

Coronavirus Information

DJS Suspends In-Person Visitation at All Facilities​​​

DJS is working closely with the Governor's office and other state agencies to monitor the latest information on the Coronavirus. Please review the Maryland Department of Health's FAQs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website for updates and tips.​

Visitation Rules:

  • All visitors under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent.
  • You must have a photo ID.
  • Each youth may have up to two v​isitors per visit.
  • A youth may refuse a visitation.
  • All visitors are subject to a pat down search and a scan with a metal detector.
  • Visitors may not bring personal belongings such as handbags and phones into a facility.
  • Facilities hold regular visitation at least two days per week for a period of two hours each day. Check with the specific facility for their schedule.
  • Special visits outsid​e the regular schedule may be arranged by contacting the youth’s facility case manager.
  • A particular visit may be terminated or visitation privileges suspended if the safety or security of the facility is involved or a visitor is under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or their behavior is otherwise inappropriate. View our family information page for more details on visitation or visit the DJS Policies​ page​.

 

Visitation Schedule:

Detention Facility Visiting Hours
Alfred D. Noyes Children's Center: Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center: Thursday: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sunday: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center
(Youth Pending Adult Charges):
Wednesday: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM for Youth Charged as Adults
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM for Youth Charged as Adults
Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School: Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cheltenham Youth Detention Center: Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center: Wednesday: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thomas Waxter Children's Center: Thursday: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Western Maryland Children's Center: Monday: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Treatment Center Visiting Hours
Backbone Mountain Youth Center: Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Green Ridge Youth Center: Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
J. DeWeese Carter Center: Wednesday: 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Saturday: 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Meadow Mountain Youth Center: Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Savage Mountain Youth Center: Wednesday: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM,
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Victor Cullen Center: Saturday: 8:45 AM - 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:45 AM - 10:45 AM, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
   
* If approved visitors are unable to visit during regular visitation, special visits may be arranged by contacting the facility case manager. All special visits must be approved by the facility superintendent.
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