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Henrico County Regional Jail East - New Kent County

County Jail

Last Updated: May 19, 2021
17320 New Kent Hwy, Barhamsville, VA 23228

Regional Jail East is for County Jail offenders sentenced to at least twelve months.

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Henrico County Regional Jail East - New Kent County basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 804-652-1211

The Henrico County Regional Jail East - New Kent County is a medium-security detention center located at 17320 New Kent Hwy Barhamsville, VA which is operated locally by the Henrico County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Henrico County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Barhamsville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Henrico County Regional Jail East is located on 76 acres in New Kent County and was built as part of a regional agreement between Goochland, Henrico and New Kent counties and is maintained and secured by the Henrico County Sheriff and the Henrico County Sheriff’s Office. Jail East is a state of the art “new generation” jail that uses the direct supervision approach and holds the distinction of being the first campus-style jail in the Commonwealth.

Direct Supervision - Direct supervision offers a barrier-free environment between deputies and inmates to encourage communication and more effective supervision. This style helps promote a proactive approach to solving problems. Deputies assigned to Jail Security and Jail Services maintain the safety and order of the facility. Jail Security staff work in the inmate housing areas, move inmates throughout the facility and see to their safety and well being. They provide security to the community by preventing jail disturbances or escapes. Jail Services staff provide programs and services to the inmate population which include laundry, recreation, visitation, property control, mail delivery and religious services.

One of Virginia’s most progressive facilities - Jail East is a progressive facility that features training and rehabilitation by offering a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services as well as educational and vocational training. Classes, programs and services are provided to assist the inmates to achieve their educational and vocational goals upon their release. These programs are offered through the cooperative effort of staff, community volunteers and outside agencies. The following are examples of the programs offered.

GED Preparation and Testing

  • Automotive Repair – completion offers Master Mechanic certification
  • Cosmetology -1500 hour preparation program for the state boards.
  • Computer Technology
  • Substance abuse and relapse prevention
  • Group and individual counseling
  • Project Hope

Inmate Locator

Henrico County Regional Jail East - New Kent County publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Virginia. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Henrico County Regional Jail East - New Kent County and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 804-652-1211.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Henrico County Regional Jail East - Visitation

Visitation reservations may be made in person or by calling the Henrico facility where the inmate is being detained OR you may enter and Online Visitation Request and you will receive a confirmation email to confirm the day and time.

Visitors must provide the following information when making reservations

  1. Number and full names of all parties, (4) persons per visit
  2. Date of Birth of all visitors
  3. Inmates full name
  4. Contact Telephone Numbers

Based on availability, reservations may be made one (1) week in advance, Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

The time frames below highlight the schedule of visitation periods for each facility.

All males and females reservations will be in accordance with the current visitation schedule at both facilities.

In order to allow time for identification verification, visitors are requested to arrive (30) minutes prior to their scheduled reservation.

Depending on availability, late arrivals may constitute cancellation of your reservation

All rules, regulation, policy, procedures and laws governing inmate visitation must be strictly adhered to during this process unless otherwise indicated by competent authority

Jail East Reservation Visitation Schedule – Effective 10.31.19 for Visitation Starting 11.09.19 TIME DAY UNIT 08:00 – 08:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 8 POD C 09:00 – 09:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 8 POD B 10:00 – 10:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 8 POD A 11:00 – 11:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 7 POD B 01:00 – 01:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 5 POD A,B 03:00 – 03:45 SATURDAY BUILDING 7 POD A 08:00 – 08:45 SUNDAY BUILDING 3 POD A, H 09:00 – 09:45 SUNDAY BUILDING 3 POD E, F 10:00 – 10:45 SUNDAY BUILDING 3 POD B, D 11:00 – 11:45 SUNDAY BLDG 3 POD C,G (G Pod if Eligible) 01:00 – 01:45 SUNDAY BUILDING 4 POD A, B 03:00 – 03:45 SUNDAY BUILDING 6 POD A, B

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Inmates relocated after reservations have been made will affect their visitation schedule.

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