Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center

Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: January 15, 2021

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Location 2725 Highway 30 West, Jackson, KY, 41339
Official Website http://djj.ky.gov/facilities/detention-Centers.aspx

The Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center is commonly known as one of the mixed custody facilities that is situated in Kentucky.

The Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center is a facility that will hold short term alongside transient offenders in Jackson.

The correctional facility is named after Kentucky’s state district judge. As of 2019, the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center can house up to 38 offenders. The Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center will only house adult male inmates.

Most of the inmates who call Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center home are inmates that are non-violent and are at low risk. To be quite honest nearly all the inmates in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center will be released in about 6 months’ time.

The Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center will provide inmates with the following:

  • Educational Programs

  • Substance Abuse Education

  • Job Skill

  • Employment Preparation

  • Cognitive Intervention

  • Prisoner Reentry Initiative Programming

Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center
Facility Type State Prison
Address 2725 Highway 30 West, Jackson, KY, 41339
Capacity 38
Facility Type Juvenile
City Jackson
Postal Code 41339
State Kentucky
County Breathitt County
Official Website http://djj.ky.gov/facilities/detention-Centers.aspx

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Yes, you may send inmates mail and packages. You will need to follow protocol when sending items to an inmate. The main thing is to always have your return address on every piece of mail that you send.

Sending Money

Need to figure out how to send money to an inmate in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center? You must look no further. You can use JPay to help give inmate funds that they requested. This will take all a few minutes to do and the inmates will have access to the money instantly after you finish the transaction on your end.

Phone calls

All calls are monitored and will be capped at 15-minutes. Please do not try and call the inmate when they are in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center. You will not be able to get in contact with them.

Visitation

Inmates in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center are permitted to have visitors. Visitors are more than welcome to come on the weekends between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

You should note that an inmate is only allowed to receive one visit each weekend. These visits are permitted to last up to 2 hours if the space and time will allow.

You should also keep in mind that the inmate’s status and classification will ultimately decide if he will be allowed to have a contact or no contact visit.

When visiting please keep all your personal belongings in your vehicle and only bring your driver’s license with you.

Visiting Hours

Saturday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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