Ada County Juvenile Detention Center Family & Friends Information

Ada County Juvenile Detention Center

The Ada County Juvenile Detention Center in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, 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 Ada County Juvenile 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 Ada County Juvenile Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Ada 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 Idaho Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Ada County Juvenile 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.

Depositing Money for Communicating with an Inmate

How to Make a Deposit for Phone, Email or Visitation using GettingOut.com

Ada County Juvenile Detention Center uses GettingOut for some or all of its communication services with an inmate.

If you want to deposit money using this company for your use or your inmate's account, there are four ways to do it:

  • Online - They accept all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • At the Ada County Juvenile Detention Center using the kiosk in the jail lobby - (cash, debit or credit card) NOTE - Ada County Juvenile Detention Center may require identity verification so bring your driver’s license or some other form of ID.
  • By phone by calling 866-516-0115 - They have bi-lingual operators are standing by 24 hours 7 days a week to assist you with your deposit. Major credit cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
  • By using their app, either Android or iphone. - All credit cards mentioned above are accepted.

For all the information you need to know, including tips, guidelines and warnings about depositing money in a Ada County Juvenile Detention Center inmate's account for communication services, check out our Send Money page.


 

How Do Inmates in Ada County Juvenile Detention Center Make or Receive Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Ada County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

1.  Start by confirming that Ada County Juvenile Detention Center has the phone service you need to communicate with your inmate by the facility lookup here.
2. In the meantime, you can create an account here for GettingOut.
3. Then add funds to your account. This account can be controlled by just you, or by both you and your inmate.
4. Last, select Ada County Juvenile Detention Center, and then the inmate you wish to communicate with.

Ada County Services that are provided by GettingOut, a GTL company:
 - Phone Calls & Voicemail 
 - Video Visits (from home or jail lobby)
 - Email & Photo Sharing
 - Tablet Rental
 - Deposits


Phone & Voicemail Fees

1.  GettingOut charges $0.25 per minute for all phone calls, prepaid or collect, within Idaho.
2. Prepaid calls between Idaho and other states costs $0.21 per minute. International calls are $0.95 per minute.
3. There is a fee of $3.00 every time you add money to your account online, and it costs $5.95 if you add funds over the phone with a live agent.
4. You can also leave an inmate a short voice message for a flat fee of $1.25.

Note: Rates are subject to change.

Types of Phone Calls
Collect Calls
Collect calls allow you to accept and pay for calls to your land line (only) phone account. This means that if you accept your call from your inmate, all the charges for that call will then be billed to your land line phone account and will show up and be listed on your next local phone bill. Additional fees, costs, restrictions may apply.

Prepaid calls (Direct Calls)
With Prepaid Calls you can set up your account so that the inmate can only call you and/or you can just deposit money in their account and they can purchase prepaid phone cards through their commissary and call whoever they choose, provided the Ada County Juvenile Detention Center approves of the phone number.

Quick Connect
Quick connect is an alternative to collect calls. It allows you to quickly pay for a phone call with your credit card.  When your inmate calls you, follow the instructions from the automated voice system to pay for that one phone call, directly billed to your card.

Customer Service
If you have any questions about the Ada County Juvenile Detention Center GettingOut phone services, you can call them at 866-516-0115.

* All the information you need to understand making and receiving phone calls with inmates in Ada County, can be found on our Inmate Phone Page.


 

Ada County Juvenile Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Idaho Ada 71


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

6300 W. Denton Street
Boise, ID 83704


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Juvenile Detention: 208-364-4809

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
6300 W. Denton Street
Boise, ID 83704


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This facility, known as "Ada County Juvenile Detention Center" is also known as Ada County Juvenile Detention Center, Idaho, Ada.