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Mobile County - Strickland Youth Center Visitation Center

County Juvenile

Last Updated: October 02,2020

Visitation Hours

Visitation for a county or regional juvenile facility is limited to immediate family only. Mother, father, sisters, and brothers are allowed. The visitation rules are very strict, we suggest reaching out to the staff to get their specific limitations.

General Visitation Information

James T. Strickland Youth Center - Visitation


The James T. Strickland Youth Center is a secure area. All residents’ identities are protected and considered confidential. The visitation policy is strictly enforced.


A. Mother/Father
B. Grandparents
C. Brothers and Sisters, age 18 and older only.
Picture I.D. with birth date required for each visit.
D. Any sibling with a different last name from the resident may require prior approval from the court before being allowed to visit.

Only those with approved visitation will be allowed in the building. The James T. Strickland Youth Center will not serve as a waiting area for unauthorized guests. Please make arrangements at home for the care of young children and others who will not have access to the building.

Visitation hours are:
Tuesdays – 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Saturdays – 9:00am to 11:00am
Residents are limited to 2 visitors for 15 minutes.

All unauthorized packages, purses, smoking materials, pocket knives or other weapons are not allowed in the building. In order to provide better security for residents, parents, and detention staff please be advised that a metal detector is in use at door 1.

Items allowed include the following: 3 pair of socks, 3 pair of underwear, Resident’s medication, 2 books (softback only), 1 Bible (softback only), 3 pictures (no alcohol, gang, drug, nude images allowed), stamps, 1 deck of cards. Female residents are also allowed a perm, and conditioner/shampoo combination.