All visitors to Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home (CJDH) are subject to search upon entry:

  • Visitors not wearing appropriate attire or who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed entry.
  • Hostile, argumentative, or disruptive visitors will be asked to leave immediately.

Please Note - Updated May 15, 2020

Effective Monday, May 18, 2020, the Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home will be offering no-contact visitation for parents and legal guardians of residents. For more information, please see our Letter to Parents Regarding No-Contact Visitation (PDF).

Attorneys and professional visitors who cannot communicate with their client via telephone can still call our Assistant Director, Willie May, at 804-706-2753, to discuss what accommodations may be made.

  1. Parental Visitation
  2. Treatment Programs Visitation
  3. Professional Visitation

Parental Visitation

Parental visitation is limited to parents, stepparents, and legal guardians. No other family members are permitted to visit without prior administrative approval. Picture identification is required for entry.

Visitation Hours

The hours for visitation are:

  • Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Sundays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Alternate visiting times require prior administrative approval.

Items Not Permitted

  • Cameras
  • Cell phones
  • Food and beverages
  • Keys
  • Lighters
  • Mail (can only be distributed through the U.S. Postal Service)
  • Purses
  • Tobacco products
  • Weapons

This list is not considered all-inclusive and CJDH reserves the right to prohibit any items considered a safety and security risk from being brought into the facility. Please leave all items in your car or use the lockers provided free-of-charge in the visitor’s lobby.

Items Allowed

  • Medication - View Medical Services for more information on prescription medications
  • Money - You may leave money for the residents to purchase soft drinks and items from the snack machine on weekends
  • Any other items require administrative approval

More Information

For more information, please call 804-748-1460 and ask to speak with a supervisor or administrator on duty.