Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center, NC Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Lenoir County W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center

252-527-0243

130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC, 28501

https://www.lenoircountysheriff.com/detention-division

The Lenoir County W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located in Kinston, North Carolina that is operated locally by the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office. Lenoir County Sheriff was sworn into office on January 1, 2017.

There is a capacity of 285 inmates at this facility. The mission of the Lenoir County W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center is: To deliver detention services and operations necessary for the protection of society, provide a safe environment to the staff working in the building, and maintain the proper well-being of incarcerated persons.

Programs offered at this facility include GED classes, indoor/outdoor recreation, art classes, religious services, parenting classes, and substance abuse classes.

Lenoir County W.E. “Billy” Smith Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 285
Address 130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC, 28501
Phone 252-527-0243
City Kinston
Postal Code 28501
State North Carolina
County Lenoir County
Official Website https://www.lenoircountysheriff.com/detention-division

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates may receive letters in any quantity. Mail is delivered five days per week (Monday through Friday), except on federal holidays. All incoming mail will be opened and inspected by jail staff.

To send postal mail to an inmate, use the following format:

[Inmate's name and SID number is REQUIRED]
[Include Unit location, if known]
Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center
130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC, 28501

Contact the Mail Room at 252-527-0243 for any questions regarding mail services.

Sending Money

There are several ways you can deposit money to an inmate’s account:

Online:

By Phone:

  • You may call 866-345-1884 to deposit mail to an inmate’s account over the phone.

In-Person:

  • Payments are accepted by participating locations. For more information and to find locations please visit the Cash Pay Today website or call 844-340-CASH (2274)

Smart Phone App:

  • The Access Corrections application is available from the Apple Store (iOS Devices) or from Google Play (Android Devices).

Phone calls

ICSolutions offers two calling programs for inmates at Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center.

The Prepaid Collect Calling account helps to pay for any calls received from an inmate at the Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center. Accounts can be opened or funded on the ICSolutions website. Assistance with an account can be reached 24 hours by calling ICSolutions at 888-506-8407 or 252-527-0243.

The Debit Telephone Account Funding allows money to be added to an inmate’s Debit Telephone Account. Assistance with funding a Debit Telephone Account can be reached by calling ICSolutions at 888-888-8413.

Visitation

Visitation at Lenoir County W.E. "Billy" Smith Detention Center is a privilege, not a right.

The TouDouze Video Visitation Center is located at 130 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC, 28501 (two blocks south from the Main Jail).

  • Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 AM- 4:00 PM

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • To register, schedule, or cancel visits ONLY: Thursday and Friday: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Information is also available at the Main Jail and Annex Front Lobbies. All public visits are at the Video Visitation Center. Inmates may receive (2) twenty-minute visits per week. Visitations must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance or up to one week in advance.

  • You must register for a VizVox account to schedule a visit, register here.

  • Once registered you may login and schedule a visit.

  • Registration and scheduling may also be completed at the Video Visitation Center on Thursday and Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

For more information, you can visit the ICSolutions website.

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

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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