The Juvenile Detention Facility will pay the postage for two personal letters per week per minor. Minors may have self-adhesive stamps while in custody, which may be used to pay for postage on additional letters they choose to write and send.
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The Juvenile Court Clerk can be reached at:
11270 B AvenueAuburn, CA 95603Phone: 530-745-2100
Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
If both parents visit on the same date but do not want to visit the minor together, each visit will be one hour a week.
A minor’s natural parents have precedence for visiting. A stepparent may visit only with the Juvenile Detention Facility Supervising Probation Officer’s authority and permission.
Homework and school books may be brought in for a minor to work on and use while incarcerated. However, it will be entirely up to your child to work on this homework during their day room hours. Outside homework and school books will not take the place of the regular school curriculum scheduled at the Juvenile Detention Facility.
All incoming mail to minors should be addressed as follows:
[Minor’s Name]c/o Placer County Juvenile Detention Facility2929 Richardson DriveSuite BAuburn, CA 95603
Incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband. On occasion, probation staff may read mail for safety and security purposes.
Photographs will be accepted for an incarcerated minor and given to the minor dependent on their progress within the facility. These photographs must not contain material related to or insinuating sexual activities or lewdness, the use of drugs or alcohol, violence, or gang related activities. Pictures that violate this policy will be withheld and placed in the minor’s property bag. Photos must be printed on regular photo paper.
No packages of any kind will be accepted by the Juvenile Detention Facility. If it is suspected an article of mail contains items other than a letter, this mail will be withheld and returned to sender, or given to the minor’s Supervising Probation Officer for disbursal.
Your child cannot be put in the Juvenile Detention Facility because of behavior problems. For assistance with a “beyond control” child, contact the Placer County Children's System of Care Program at 530-889-6700, or contact the Crisis Resolution Center at 866-251-7584.
Yes, there is a full-time Mental Health Practitioner assigned to the Juvenile Detention Facility who offers counseling services and group counseling sessions.
There is a full-time medical staff assigned to the Juvenile Detention Facility. They can be reached at 530-886-4873.
Upon a minor's detention at the Juvenile Detention Facility, they may make three phone calls to parent/guardian, attorney, and/or employer. Minors are also able to complete phone calls to parents and/or legal guardians from a payphone, on a collect call basis only. Phone cards cannot be used.
The three Placer County Probation Offices are as follows:
The California State Legislature repealed Statewide counties ability to impose Juevenile Fees that were previously authorized. The State repeal became effective January 1, 2018. Therefore, no assessments of these fees were made by Placer County effective July 1, 2017 forward.
The Juvenile Fees repealed include: Juvenile Hall Costs of Support, Juvenile Electronic Monitoring, Juvenile Home Supervision, Juvenile Supervision, and Juvenile Drug Testing. Note that Restitution to crime victims and Restitution Fines will still be charged and collected. These items are not affected by the repeal.
Yes, your child can be searched at any time, anywhere. A probation officer or law enforcement officer can also search his/her room, home, vehicle, and space at his/her place of employment at any time.