Merced County Juvenile Hall Family & Friends Information

Merced County Juvenile Hall INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Merced County Juvenile Hall in Merced, Merced 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 Merced 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 Merced County Juvenile Hall are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Merced 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 Merced 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 an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Merced County Juvenile Hall

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Merced 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 Merced 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.


 

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the Merced County Juvenile Hall 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 Merced County Juvenile Hall, 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 Merced County Juvenile Hall 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 Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in Merced County Juvenile Hall

To deposit money into the account of an inmate in Merced County, follow these instructions:

  • Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
  • Select California.
  • Select Merced County Juvenile Hall
  • Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate.  This can be found by calling (209) 381-1400 or by looking up the inmate's name in the Inmate Search link above.
  • Enter your billing information and send money.
  • You can also deposit cash using the kiosk at the Merced County Juvenile Hall

For all the information you need regarding making an inmate deposit, what it costs, how much you can send, how long it takes for your inmate to receive funds and more, check out our Send Money Page.


 

Merced County Juvenile Hall

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Merced 118


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2840 W. Sandy Mush Road
Merced, CA 95341


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

(209) 725-3506

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
c/o Merced County Juvenile Justice Correctional Complex
2840 W. Sandy Mush Road
Merced, CA 95341


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This facility, known as "Merced County Juvenile Hall" is also known as Merced County Juvenile Justice Correctional Complex, Iris Garrett Juvenile Justice Center, Merced County Juvenile Hall , Merced County Juvenile Hall , California, Merced.