Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center

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Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center Information

When a youth arrives at the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center the parents or legal guardians are alerted as soon as possible and provided with the location of their child along with why they have been detained. This may include having been charged with an offense due to illegal conduct, they have attempted to hurt themselves and require supervision, and parents will be contacted if an emergency occurs during their detention. All meals follow the school breakfast and lunch programs and are designed to meet the nutritional needs of the youth. Also following the guidance of the local school board is the education program that offers regular classes during the weekdays as well as a GED program, with classes following the schedule and calendar of the public schools. Medical services are provided onsite and include a full time nurse as well as a doctor who consults when needed and a therapist from Horizon Behavioral Health to mee the mental health care. To encourage cooperation and positive decisions there are positive aspects throughout and additional programs to assist youth in continuing to make positive decisions include a strict schedule, recreation including movies, social skills activities, street law program, alcohol and drug education, and school classes. Mail: Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center 1400 Florida Avenue Lynchburg, VA 24501 Incoming mail must have the name of the juvenile on the envelope and only letters are permitted with no other items. Juveniles are provided with two envelopes and two stamps each week. Phones: Detainees are permitted three phone calls each week without restriction on who they can call, but phone privileges may be suspended due to behavior. Visitation: Visits are provided twice a week, and the day and time depend upon the housing assignment as follows: Pod A, Pod B & Post-Dispositional Males Tuesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 1 to 2 pm Pod C & Post-Dispositional Females Thursday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 4 to 5 pm Re-Entry Program Males & Females Wednesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 2:30 to 3:30 pm Community Placement Program (CPP) Males & Females Wednesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 2:30 to 3:30 pm

Phone: 434-455-7878

Physical Address:
1400 Florida Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 25401

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Juvenile's first and last name
c/o Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center
1400 Florida Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 25401

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

To search for an inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 434-455-7878 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up Bedford County Criminal Court Cases, as well as Virginia Criminal Court cases online for every other county, and daily court dockets for each of the state's courts. If you are not sure what court your inmate is to appear in, this is a list of all the courts in Virginia, broken down by each court circuit.

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search

The Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center maintains an average of 48 offenders in custody on any given day. The Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Bedford County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 4,160 offenders.

The following charts of Bedford County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Bedford County Corrections Department, the state of Virginia Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Bedford County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Bedford County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years.

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About the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center
When a youth arrives at the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center the parents or legal guardians are alerted as soon as possible and provided with the location of their child along with why they have been detained. This may include having been charged with an offense due to illegal conduct, they have attempted to hurt themselves and require supervision, and parents will be contacted if an emergency occurs during their detention. All meals follow the school breakfast and lunch programs and are designed to meet the nutritional needs of the youth. Also following the guidance of the local school board is the education program that offers regular classes during the weekdays as well as a GED program, with classes following the schedule and calendar of the public schools. Medical services are provided onsite and include a full time nurse as well as a doctor who consults when needed and a therapist from Horizon Behavioral Health to mee the mental health care. To encourage cooperation and positive decisions there are positive aspects throughout and additional programs to assist youth in continuing to make positive decisions include a strict schedule, recreation including movies, social skills activities, street law program, alcohol and drug education, and school classes. Mail: Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center 1400 Florida Avenue Lynchburg, VA 24501 Incoming mail must have the name of the juvenile on the envelope and only letters are permitted with no other items. Juveniles are provided with two envelopes and two stamps each week. Phones: Detainees are permitted three phone calls each week without restriction on who they can call, but phone privileges may be suspended due to behavior. Visitation: Visits are provided twice a week, and the day and time depend upon the housing assignment as follows: Pod A, Pod B & Post-Dispositional Males Tuesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 1 to 2 pm Pod C & Post-Dispositional Females Thursday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 4 to 5 pm Re-Entry Program Males & Females Wednesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 2:30 to 3:30 pm Community Placement Program (CPP) Males & Females Wednesday: 6 to 7 pm Sunday: 2:30 to 3:30 pm
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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, call the jail’s booking line at 434-455-7878.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Bedford County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Bedford County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Bedford County and other Virginia and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Directions / Map to the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center
Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center? What is the Schedule?

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center uses CIDNET for Remote Video Visitation between inmates and their friends and family.  
Register here.





Frequently Asked Questions
Instructions on How to Use CIDNET
CIDNET Instrucciones
Contact Customer Support

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center uses CIDNET for Remote Video Visitation between inmates and their friends and family.  
Register here.


Friends & Family Portal Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Instructions on How to Use CIDNET
CIDNET Instrucciones
Contact Customer Support

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center?

How to Make and Receive Phone Calls and Video Phone Calls from an Inmate in Bedford County

To register and sign up for a phone account with CIDNET Inmate Phone Service, follow the instructions below:

  • Register and create an account with CIDNET.
  • Type in your Email, Time Zone and First & Last Name of your Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center inmate.
    1. Click the Create Account button.
    2. Read the Terms of Use, then click Agree.
    3. Login to your email and open the CIDNET email.
    4. In the email, click the Complete Your Verification link.
    5. Choose a Security PIN and a Password.
    6. Click the Sign In button.
  • After logging in, from the Menu, choose the state of Virginia, then the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, then your inmate's name.
  • Once you have completed this, the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center will have to give final approval for you to set up a phone account with your inmate.

For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues regarding making phone calls with an inmate in Bedford County, visit our full page guide

NOTE: All phone conversations are recorded. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!
Also, be warned that some phone providers are collecting voice prints for a database which law enforcement agencies are building.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, and what can I send them?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, and what can I purchase?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center using an Online Messaging Service?

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center uses CIDNET for Digital Mail Messaging between inmates and their friends and family.  
Register here.



Friends & Family Portal Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Instructions on How to Use CIDNET
CIDNET Instrucciones
Contact Customer Support

How to send a text or email to an inmate in Bedford County

To send and receive secure texts or emails from an inmate housed in Bedford County follow these instructions:

  • Register and create an account with CIDNET.
  • Choose a Security PIN and Password.
  • After logging in, from the Menu, choose the state of Virginia, then the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center, then your inmate's name.
  • Once you have completed this, the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center will have to give final approval for you to communicate by email with your chosen inmate.

For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues with Texting and Emailing an inmate in Bedford County, visit our full page guide

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center have Access to Tablets or Computers?

Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center may now offer CIDNET Tablet Rentals to their inmates.

CIDNET is the same company that handles inmate phone systems, video visitations, email and texting and digital letters.

The tablets can be rented on a monthly basis and while not directly connected to the internet, the inmates can use them for the following activities:

  • Phone Calls - Inmates may make calls directly from their tablet allowing for more privacy. The rates are the same as the phones in the unit, and the calls are still recorded and monitored.
  • eMessaging - Communicate via a text based message or picture. Fee based system.
  • Education - Free educational platform and course catalog that provides thousands of educational resources.
  • Self Help -Inmates have daily access to mental health and addiction recovery programming.
  • Music - Top-40, Hip-Hop, Country, Rock, Gospel, and more.
  • Law Library -  Legal research with up-to-date case information.
  • eBooks - Thousands of available titles.
  • Religion - Religious resources for spiritual guidance.
  • Games - Inmates can play their favorite games. Available through monthly subscriptions
  • Facility Services - Digital access to submitted forms, requests, facility documents, and notifications from staff.

Here's how it works:

  • Register here
  • Pay for the subscription.
  • You get charged the 1st of each month. 
  • You get charged a full month even if it's only used for a partial month.
  • No activation or early termination fees.
  • Your inmate will recieve their tablet in 3-5 business days, after you pay.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 434-455-7878 for further assistance.

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Other Jails in Bedford County

What are the other City and County Jails in Bedford County?

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Other Jails Nearby

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Search for an Inmate in Bedford County

This facility, known as "Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center" is also known as Amherst County Juvenile Detention, Bedford County Juvenile Detention, Appomattox County Juvenile Detention, Campbell County Juvenile Detention, Charlotte County Juvenile Detention, Nelson County Juvenile Detention, Lynchburg Juvenile Detention, Bedford Juvenile Detention, Lynchburg Reg. Juvenile Detention Center - Bedford.