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Los Angeles County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: July 02, 2022
11705 S Alameda St, Lynwood, CA 90262
Los Angeles

Century Regional Detention Center is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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Los Angeles County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 213-473-6100

The Los Angeles County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 11705 S Alameda St Lynwood, CA which is operated locally by the Los Angeles 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. Los Angeles County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Lynwood Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Adults Bonding with Children: the ABC Program - The Adults Bonding with Children (ABC) program allows inmates to build and maintain a parent relationship during their time in jail. This program not only is beneficial to the female inmate, but gives the children an opportunity to share a connection with his or her mother.
Adult Basic Education - This series of courses is offered to students preparing for the formal GED preparation course. It features a systematic “building block” approach to development of improved reading, writing, and math skills.
GED Completion - For inmate students who have not yet achieved a high school diploma, this program offers an alternative diploma in the form of a state-approved equivalency series in the areas of language arts (reading, writing, and comprehension skills), mathematics, science, and social studies
Computer Operations - Covers the basics of Microsoft Office 2010 suite operations, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.
Culinary Arts - Active training in food services, baking, cooking and the full spectrum of food preparation.
Sewing Class - Provides training in basic sewing techniques. Participating inmates learn to operate sewing machinery in the creation of dolls—which are donated to inner-city schools across the county—and various articles of clothing.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Courses - These include several programs designed according to the Twelve-Step model, such as Celebrate Recovery, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and others.
IMPACT Drug Treatment Program - The inmates who are involved in the IMPACT Program are selected by designated Drug Courts within the Municipal and Superior courts of Los Angeles County. Inmates must have approval by an authorized Drug Court, the contact service providers (IMPACT Center) and the Sheriff’s Department, to participate in a twelve-step curriculum partially based upon the tenets of the Narcotics Anonymous program. When an inmate completes the program, the IMPACT staff makes a recommendation to the court for follow-up monitoring, which can last up to eighteen months. The monitoring may include drug testing, non-custodial supervision, employment authorization, and continued participation in the twelve-step program.

Inmate Locator

Los Angeles County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in California. 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 Los Angeles County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center 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 213-473-6100.


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

Visitation Information

LA County Jail-Century Regional Detention Center - Visitation

Visiting Hours:

Saturday and Sunday:

  • 7:30 am -12:30pm
  • 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm [the last visit goes up at 5:30 pm]

Professional Visits:


  • 9:15 am – 1:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm [last visit goes up at 4:00 pm]

Visitors must register in the Inmate Visitation System prior to scheduling an appointment with the inmate. To determine if your inmate can receive scheduled visits, logon to the Inmate Visitation System. You will be able to make an appointment with the inmate if the scheduling screen shows a list of time slots. You may contact Inmate Information (213) 473-6100, to verify if the inmate visit status is correct. * Visits are 30 minutes per day, Saturday and Sunday ONLY Inmates are granted one visit per day and two visits within our visiting week. A maximum of two visitors are permitted at one time during your scheduled appointment. Children [17 and under] count as one visitor regardless of age.

- Visiting registration is located at the Main Lobby Center. All Registered Visitors must arrive 30 Minutes prior visiting start time for visit check-in. Visitors must bring their Confirmation Number/Receipt and Proper ID. [see Visitor Identification section] - If anyone arrives late, please inform the on-duty staff immediately of your scheduled appointment as the visit is now subject to cancellation. We will try to accommodate as best as possible to re-schedule your visit for another time block on the same day or other date/time. Visiting personnel will stop processing appointments 40 minutes after the hour.

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