Mobile County Youth Detention Center Family & Friends Information

Mobile County Youth Detention Center

The Mobile County Youth Detention Center in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Mobile County Youth Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Mobile County Youth Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Mobile County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Alabama Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Mobile County Youth Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the Mobile County Youth Detention Center by Phone

Follow these instructions on how to open an account with GTL Connect Network (aka Viapath Technologies)

  • Advance Pay - This phone account allows you to prepay so that your inmate can call you (and only you) whenever he/she wants and the cost of each call is deducted from your balance. You can even be notified by text when your balance gets low. You still have the option of accepting or rejecting each call.
  • Pin Debit  -  This option allows you to fund an inmate's commissary account and lets him pay for phone calls to you and others with the money. You will have no control over who your inmate calls.
  • Voicemail  -  You can leave a secure voicemail without having to contact the facility. When you call the local phone number for a facility offering Inmate Voicemail (call Customer Service at 877-650-4249 to get the local voicemail number for Mobile County Youth Detention Center, you will be informed of the cost for leaving a message. To leave your message, simply select the inmate by ID number. Then, record your voicemail.

For full instructions on the Mobile County Youth Detention Center Inmate Phone Syste, what the costs are, how it works, and tips and guidelines on rules, regulations and saving money on calls, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How Do You Send Text or Email Messages to an Inmate in the Mobile County Youth Detention Center?

To send messages to a Mobile County inmate follow these instructions:

Since Mobile County Youth Detention Center contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling the Mobile County Youth Detention Center account.
 

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Mobile County Youth Detention Center.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Mobile County Youth Detention Center.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Mobile County Youth Detention Center.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Mobile County Youth Detention Center.
- Over the phone 877-810-0914.

For all the information you need regarding messaging a Mobile County inmate at the jail, including how it's done, how much it costs, rules and regulations and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with an inmate is recorded. Use discretion in what you discuss.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Mobile County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Mobile County Youth Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Mobile County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Alabama, then choose Mobile County Youth Detention Center
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Mobile County Youth Detention Center, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Mobile County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Mobile County Youth Detention Center, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Mobile County.


 

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On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 


Inmate Phone use for this facility


Visitation Rules and Schedules


Mobile County Youth Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines

 

We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Mobile County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Mobile County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Mobile County Youth Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Alabama Mobile 119


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2315 Costarides Street
Mobile, AL 36617


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
c/o James T. Strickland Youth Center
2315 Costarides Street
Mobile, AL 36617


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This facility, known as "Mobile County Youth Detention Center" is also known as James T. Strickland Youth Center, Mobile County Youth Detention Center, Alabama, Mobile.