Harris County Juvenile Justice Center Inmate Mail
When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:
All mail sent to an inmate at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.
Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.
Main Phone: 713-222-4100
The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center Inmate Mail Policies, Mail Instructions, what type of mail is NOT allowed, Rules for Mailing letters, photos, postcards, emailing an inmate, magazines, newspapers, books and packages to Harris County Juvenile Justice Center in Baytown, Texas.
Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate receives his/her mail and not have it thrown away.
The Harris County Juvenile Justice Center has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.
Type of Mail Allowed for Harris County Juvenile Justice Center
Postcards & Letters
The Harris County Juvenile Justice Center allows letters, postcards and photos from approved individuals only. All other mail will be discarded by staff members.
To get on the approved mailing list call 713-222-4600 and ask to speak to the caseworker. In most cases, only immediate family will be allowed to mail letters to the resident, but each person is decided on a case-by-case basis.
If approved, mail letters to:
Resident’s first and last name
Harris County Juvenile Justice Center
Eastern, Texas 77002
Envelope/postcard must include a complete return address including sender’s first and last name or it will be rejected by staff members.
Emailing an Inmate
This facility does not offer email services.
Call 713-222-4100 or click here to see if email services are being offered at this jail and if so, how to sign up you and your inmate.
How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope
Inmate's First and Last Name
Baytown, TX 77002
All mail sent to an inmate at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center must include the senders name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.
Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and discarded.
To confirm the mailing address and/or any new policies regarding inmate mail call 713-222-4100 or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.
Mailed Items NOT Allowed
Letter containing inappropriate discussions/suggestions such as violence, escape, security risk.
Personal hygiene items
Anything that is inappropriate as deemed by staff
POLICIES REGARDING MAILING PHOTOS TO Harris County Juvenile Justice Center
Residents at this facility can receive photographs as long as they do not depict: violence, drugs, weapons, pornographic/lewd images or anything deemed inappropriate by staff members.
Important Mail Tips
Remember letters can only be received by approved family members.
Impersonating a family member in a letter could cause staff to ban all incoming letters to the resident and in rare cases cause you to be charged with a crime.
Click here to view contact information for the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center.