Juvenile Justice Center
Please Note: If you have any
questions, want to schedule a visit or for any temporary changes to visitation
due to COVID-19, please contact the Kane County JJC at (630) 406-7480
Dear Parent or Guardian:
The DuPage County Juvenile Detention Center closed its doors
in 2012. All youthful offenders who
require detention are housed in the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center (JJC)
at 37W655 IL Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois.
The JJC wishes to explain to you our policy regarding
resident visitation. What follows is
information on all aspects of visitation with the intention that the process is
as smooth and enjoyable an experience as possible for all involved. If you have additional questions or concerns,
please contact the JJC at (630) 406-7480.
Times and Scheduling
Visitation will occur three times weekly;
residents are allowed one (1) thirty (30) minute visit on Sunday, one (1)
thirty (30) minute visit on Tuesday and one (1) thirty (30) minute visit on
Thursday per calendar week.
There are two (2) visiting sessions on Tuesday
and four (4) visiting sessions on Sunday and Thursday. Each session is thirty (30) minutes in length
with a five (5) minute break in between periods to allow for visitor and resident
pm to 1:30 pm 2:30
pm to 3:00 pm 6:00
pm to 6:30 pm
pm to 2:05 pm 3:05
pm to 3:35 pm 6:35
pm to 7:05 pm
pm to 2:40 pm 7:10
pm to 7:40 pm
pm to 3:15 pm 7:45
pm to 8:15 pm
Note: No visitors will be allowed into the facility for
visitation after 3:00 pm on Sunday after 3:20 pm on Tuesday or after 8:00 pm on
3. Level 1 and Level 2 residents are
allowed to visit with only parents/guardians and biological children.
4. Level 3 residents are permitted to
visit with parents/guardians, biological children, and approved extended family
members (i.e. grandparents, great-grandparents, siblings, aunts/uncles).
5. The JJC requests that visitors
make appointments prior to the visitation times. The phone number to schedule a visitation
time is (630) 406-7480. Appointments can
be made any time of the day or night.
6. Only visitors who are currently in
visitation and those who are scheduled for the next visitation time slot will
be allowed in the building. All other
visitors must wait outside of the building.
Children must be supervised by an adult while in the facility’s lobby;
JJC and court security staff are not permitted to supervise visiting children.
7. All visitations will be contact,
unless otherwise determined by a supervisor.
8. All visitors will be required to
sign a visitation register prior to visiting a resident.
Visits shall be supervised to the
extent that privacy is assured.
10. Visitors are subject to search, as
provided by law.
Note: No packages,
purses or electronic devices are permitted in the facility.
All visitors are required to have a valid photo
All visitors are required to pass through a
metal detector, which is monitored by security personnel. Anyone who activates the metal detector will
be required to remove personal property until they no longer activate it.
Note: Visitors shall
leave jewelry and other metal objects at home or locked in their vehicles. Security personnel must approve all visitors
past the metal detector.
3. All coats and hats must be secured in a locker
located next to the visitors’ waiting room.
4. Visitors are not allowed to bring in any food or
5. Hygiene products are provided for residents by
the JJC. They will not be accepted from
6. No money will be accepted for residents.
7. No written correspondence will be allowed to
pass through visitation. All mail must
be sent though the U.S. Postal Service.
8. There is no smoking allowed in the JJC.
9. If visitors leave for any reason, the visit will
10. Visitors under the influence of alcohol or a
controlled substance will be denied visitation with residents.
11. No gang colors or any gang representation will
12. Staff or security personnel may terminate a
visit at any time for excessive noise, failure to follow staff directions or
any other reasonable cause.
Two (2) visitors will be allowed to visit at a
time to include: parent/legal guardian (must have current proof of
guardianship), biological children and/or court-approved visitors.
If there are multiple visitors beyond two, the
time will be divided by that number, or as determined by the resident.
Step-parents may visit only if they are
currently married to the resident’s parent; live-in paramours are permitted as
long as they are accompanied by the parent.
Biological parents are permitted to visit unless
court ordered otherwise.
When children of any age are visiting, they must
be accompanied by a parent/guardian.