Visiting Policies and Hours

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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: Monday - Friday: 4 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 12 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 2:30 - 4:30 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Charles H. Hickey, Jr. School: Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Cheltenham Youth Detention Center: Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center: Wednesday: 6 - 7:30 PM
Sunday: 1 - 2:30 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Thomas J.S. Waxter Children's Center: Monday - Friday: 4:30 - 6:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Western Maryland Children's Center: Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Treatment Center Visiting Hours
Backbone Mountain Youth Center: Monday - Friday: 4 - 6 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Green Ridge Youth Center: Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Garrett Children's Center (formerly Savage Mountain Youth Center): Monday - Friday: 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 10 AM - 12 PMn& 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Mountain View: Monday - Friday: 5 - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 10 AM - 12 PM & 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
Victor Cullen Center: Monday - Friday: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday: 1 - 3 PM
(virtual and on-site visits need to be pre-arranged)
   
* 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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