LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center Inmate Visitation

LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center

Address:
450 Bauchet Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone:

213-893-5327

Visitation Options, Hours, Schedules & Rules

Visitation times and schedules for remote visitation with an inmate at LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center with GTL are available to you after logging in and selecting the inmate you wish to visit with.

* Visitation schedules are subject to change.
* The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

  • Whether or not there are restrictions in place due to COVID or other factors such as security issues.
  • The day of the week.
  • Where the inmate is housed.
  • The inmate's sex.
  • Whether or not it is a Holiday.

* Each inmate is allowed one or two visits (or unlimited visits!), ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week.
* Inmates with special privileges may be allowed additional visits.
* If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 213-893-5327 to ask for special consideration.
* Call 213-893-5327 to ask about normal visiting hours at the jail, and procedures for scheduling a visit other than video visitation.

Video Visitation with an Inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center

LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center offers Video Visitation for Inmates using the Services of GTL, aka ViaPath Techologies

In order to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL you need to first register with GTL.

Next Steps:

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For at-home video visits: Sign in to the visitation scheduling site 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit. Test your connection, and follow the steps to start your visit.
For on-site video visits: Arrive at the facility at least 15 minutes prior to check-in. A valid photo ID is required. 

All your questions can be answered after you register, at the Frequently Asked Questions page, or call 855-208-7349 during the following hours:
6AM – 4PM MST Monday – Friday, or 
7AM – 4PM MST Saturday – Sunday

Costs for Visits are subject to change but generally run less than $10.00 for a 30 minute visit.
Payment can be made with Visa, Mastercard debit, credit or gift cards.

Visitation Options, Hours, Schedules & Rules

Visitation times and schedules for remote visitation with an inmate at LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center with GTL are available to you after logging in and selecting the inmate you wish to visit with.

* Visitation schedules are subject to change.
* The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

  • Whether or not there are restrictions in place due to COVID or other factors such as security issues.
  • The day of the week.
  • Where the inmate is housed.
  • The inmate's sex.
  • Whether or not it is a Holiday.

* Each inmate is allowed one or two visits (or unlimited visits!), ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week.
* Inmates with special privileges may be allowed additional visits.
* If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center may allow you an extended visitation. Call 213-893-5327 to ask for special consideration.
* Call 213-893-5327 to ask about normal visiting hours at the jail, and procedures for scheduling a visit other than video visitation.

Visitation Approval for LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center

LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate.

  • Carefully fill out the application. Incomplete paperwork is cause for denial.
  • Honesty, especially regarding past criminal convictions, probation etc., is important. These things will most likely show up on the background check – which if lied about on the application, will cause visits to be denied.
  • GTL requires detailed verification before allowing you to use their services.

Who can Visit an Inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center?

Who can Visit and Inmate at the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center?

  • Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center.
  • Visitation applicants in in Los Angeles County must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.
  • Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.
  • Call 213-893-5327 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
  • It is likely that the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call 213-893-5327 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.
  • If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.
  • If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.
  • The LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

NOTE: GTL, the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center visitation service, will need to verify that you say who you claim to be prior to giving you permission to use their services online or at the jail lobby kiosk. This will require uploading your driver's license or other state issued ID.

LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center Visitation Dress Code

The LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

  • Remote Visits are monitored by the jail.
  • If you are dressed inappropriately your visit will be shut off.
  • The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 

General Clothing Do's & Don'ts for Remote Visitation
* Wear clothes that are not revealing.
* Don't wear see-through material.
* Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
* Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
* Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.
* The following types of clothing are also prohibited:
* Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
* Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
* Clothing depicting anything obscene.

How to Arrange Video Visitation with LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center Inmates

Follow these instructions to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL.

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For all the information you need to know regarding scheduling, cost, rules, tips and guidelines of inmate visits at the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception 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 LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception 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 LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception 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 to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Los Angeles County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Los Angeles County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Los Angeles County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in LA COUNTY JAIL - Inmate Reception Center check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Los Angeles County.


 

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