Columbia County Juvenile Detention Family & Friends Information

Columbia County Juvenile Detention

The Columbia County Juvenile Detention in Gainesville, Columbia County, Florida, 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 Columbia County Juvenile Detention 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 Columbia County Juvenile Detention are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Columbia 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 Florida Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Columbia County Juvenile Detention 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 Purchase Commissary for an Inmate in Columbia County

To purchase commissary online for an Columbia County Juvenile Detention inmate, follow these instructions:

  • Start here and click ‘PLACE ORDER in CommissaryDeposit.com
  • Choose Florida
  • Choose Columbia County Juvenile Detention
  • View the date your order will be delivered, then click ‘NEXT’.
  • Search for, then Select your inmate from the Columbia County Juvenile Detention list.
  • Choose the amount to send.
  • Register, and Pay for the deposit transaction

Note: You will be charged a fee to purchase commissary for your Columbia County inmate. In addition, there is a maximum amount you can spend, usually about $250.00. 
Items you may Purchase from CommissaryDeposit.com:

  • Clothing - thermals, underwear, bras, shoes.
  • Stationary, envelopes, stamps, playing cards, board games
  • Toiletries, hygiene, reading glasses, medicated creams, aspirin
  • Soda, energy drinks, coffee, packaged meat & fish, soups, cookies, chips, pastries.

Contact Information
Customer Support page.
Customer Support phone:   912-584-6102
Email - [email protected]
Customer Support Hours - Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

For complete information on fees, products, policies, deadlines, rules, minimum and maximum purchases and all the information you need to know regarding purchasing commissary for your inmate in Columbia County, go to our Inmate Commissary Page for details.


 

Columbia County Juvenile Detention

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Florida Columbia 48


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

3440 Northeast 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Juvenile: 352-334-1609

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center
3440 Northeast 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609


This facility, known as "Columbia County Juvenile Detention" is also known as (juveniles housed at Alachua Regional Juvenile Detention Center), (Serves the following counties: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, Union), Columbia County Detention Center, Columbia County Detention Center, Florida, Columbia.