Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk, MA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Mass Juvenile Detention – Suffolk

617-788-8565

24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA, 02114

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/commissions-and-initiatives/jdai/

The Mass Juvenile Detention – Suffolk is a medium-security facility that serves all of Suffolk County.

Mass Juvenile Detention – Suffolk will house adults only, does not matter if they are male or female. Most of the inmates that come into the Mass Juvenile Detention – Suffolk are inmates who have just been arrested or inmates who are going through their court hearings.

Mass Juvenile Detention – Suffolk — General Information

Facility Name Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk
Facility Type County Jail
Address 24 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA, 02114
Phone 617-788-8565
City Boston
Postal Code 2114
State Massachusetts
County Suffolk County
Official Website http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/commissions-and-initiatives/jdai/

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates love to receive letters from their loved ones and to hear what they have been up to while they are finishing out their sentence in the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk.

You can send inmates letters, but you need to ensure that you have your return address on them as well as make sure you do not have any of the following:

  • Drawings

  • Using of Crayons

  • Stickers

  • Stamps, Envelopes, Paper

You should know that all incoming mail will be opened and checked in the mailroom of the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk prior to being given to the inmate it is officially addressed to.

The Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk has the right to dispose of any mail that does not follow their guidelines.

Sending Money

Inmates may request you to deposit money onto their books for a variety of reasons. The main reason why an inmate will ask you for money is so they can purchase various items they need/want from the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk commissary or what is also known as the canteen.

The commissary sells the following items:

  • Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Clothing

  • Entertainment Items

  • Personal Hygiene Care

To deposit money into an inmate's account, the easiest way is to come down to the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk with a money order. From there they will be able to collect it and the funds will be in the inmates account within a day or two.

Phone calls

The Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk is like most other county facilities in a way that they only provide inmates one way to call home. For an inmate to call home, they will have to make a collect call.

Collect calls are not always the best as they are not cost-effective, but they also cannot be received on a cell phone. For you to receive a collect call, you will need to have a landline installed in your home.

You should also remember that you, the receiver of the phone call will be the party that is in charge for paying the fee for call from the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk.

Visitation

The Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk offers its inmates to receive visitors on weekdays, Mondays through Fridays. Visitors are permitted to come into the Mass Juvenile Detention - Suffolk between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm.

Visitors will need to have their government-issued identification card such as their driver’s license to be allowed in to visit any inmate.

If you are bringing a juvenile under the age of 16, they will always need to be accompanied by you during the duration of the visit. You cannot leave the juvenile alone at any given time.

You must consent to being searched prior to being brought into the facility.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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