Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center | Visitation FAQ Mail Phone | KY

Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center

The Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center in the city of Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be 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 Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Jefferson County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the /state-prisons/kentucky or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Louisville Metro Youth 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, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Jefferson County Inmate Search


How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail


Inmate Phone use for this facility


Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online


Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts


Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines

 

We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Jefferson County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Jefferson County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Kentucky Jefferson 120


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

700 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202


TELEPHONE NUMBER

502-574-6177


FAX

502-574-6486

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center
700 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202


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