Kent County Juvenile Detention Information

1501 Cedar Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-1390

Kent County Juvenile Detention is a medium security county jail located in city of Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. It houses juvenile inmates below 16 years of age who are convicted for crimes which come under Michigan state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Kent County Juvenile Detention including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Kent County Juvenile Detention Prison Information

Jail Name :Kent County Juvenile Detention
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:1501 Cedar Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-1390
Contact Numbers:616-632-5750
City:Grand Rapids
Postal Code:49503-1390
State :Michigan
County:Kent County
Jail Webpage://

Kent County Juvenile Detention Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Kent County Juvenile Detention, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Michigan statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
1501 Cedar Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-1390

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 616-632-5750.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Kent County Juvenile Detention make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 6 nearby jails/prisons

Kent County Correctional Facility

703 Ball Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 616-632-6300

Kent County Re-Entry Center

1330 Bradford Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 616-632-7730

Kent County Juvenile Detention

1501 Cedar Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503-1390 616-632-5750

East Grand Rapids Department of Public Safety - Police Jail

770 Lakeside Drive, SE, East Grand Rapids, MI, 49506 616-949-7010

Grand Rapids Community College Police Jail

25 Lyon Street NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 616-234-4010

Grand Rapids Jail

01 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 616-456-3400, 616-456-3364

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