Metro Youth Detention Center Information

700 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Metro Youth Detention Center is a low security city jail located in city of Louisville, Jefferson County, KY. It houses juvenile inmates below 16 years of age who are convicted for crimes which come under Kentucky state law. It houses the people who have been arrested and are awaiting trial, sentence or pending plea. Most of the inmates serving their time in Metro Youth Detention Center are sentenced for less then a year for crimes which are less serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC)

Below we have given information about the Metro Youth Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Metro Youth Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :Metro Youth Detention Center
Jail Type :City Jail
Location:700 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202
Contact Numbers:502-574-6177
Postal Code:40202
State :Kentucky
County:Jefferson County
Jail Webpage:

Metro Youth Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Metro Youth Detention Center, 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 Kentucky statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
700 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 502-574-6177.

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 Metro Youth Detention Center 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 7 nearby jails/prisons

Louisville Community Correctional Center

316 East Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY, 40202 502-574-7507

Metro Youth Detention Center

700 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202 502-574-6177

Louisville Metro Department of Corrections

400 South Sixth Street, Louisville, KY, 40202 502-574-2167

Louisville Metro Police Jail

600 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY, 40202 502-574-8477

St. Matthews Police Jail

3940 Grandview Avenue, St. Matthews, KY, 40207 502-893-9000

Jefferson County Metropolitan Corrections

400 S. Sixth Street, Louisville, KY, 40202 502-574-2167

Indian Hills Police Jail

3738 River Road, Louisville, KY, 40207 502-893-1375

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