Kern County Juvenile Hall Family & Friends Information

Kern County Juvenile Hall INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Kern County Juvenile Hall in Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 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 Kern County Juvenile Hall 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 Kern County Juvenile Hall are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Kern 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 California Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Kern County Juvenile Hall 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 to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Kern County Juvenile Hall

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Kern County Juvenile Hall, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Kern County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Kern County Juvenile Hall

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Kern County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Kern County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

Kern County Juvenile Hall

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Kern 24


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1831 Ridge Road
Bakersfield, CA 93305


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
c/o Kern County Juvenile Hall
1831 Ridge Road
Bakersfield, CA 93305


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This facility, known as "Kern County Juvenile Hall" is also known as James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall, Kern County Juvenile Hall , Kern County Juvenile Hall , California, Kern.