Dobbs Youth Development Center Family & Friends Information

Dobbs Youth Development Center INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

Dobbs Youth Development Center

3060 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504


Photos and Videos of Dobbs Youth Development Center


Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Dobbs Youth Development Center:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Dobbs Youth Development Center
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Dobbs Youth Development Center
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Dobbs Youth Development Center Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Dobbs Youth Development Center
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Dobbs Youth Development Center

The Dobbs Youth Development Center, located in the city of Kinston, in Lenoir County, North Carolina is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 860 Bookings, with a daily average of 43 Inmates and a staff of 10.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Dobbs Youth Development Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Dobbs Youth Development Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Lenoir County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Dobbs Youth Development Center also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the North Carolina State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Dobbs Youth Development Center

North Carolina Lenoir 43


3060 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504



Inmate's First and Last Name
Dobbs Youth Development Center
c/o Juvenile's first and last name
3060 Dobbs Farm Road
Kinston, NC 28504

This facility, known as "Dobbs Youth Development Center" is also known as North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Dobbs Youth Development Center, North Carolina, Lenoir.