Department of Adult & Juvenile Detention
King County inmates may be housed in the Regional Justice Center Detention Facility located in Kent or at the King County Correctional Facility located in Seattle. Do you need to locate an adult inmate? Use our Jail Inmate Lookup Service.
King County Juvenile Detention is responsible for the care and custody of youth who are detained in the Youth Services Center. Click on the link above for more information related to juvenile detainees.
Video visitation offers a convenient manner to visit inmates instead of traveling and waiting in long lines and is available at the MRJC in Kent and at the KCCF in Seattle.
The standard fee is $12.95 for 25 minutes; however, a promotional cost will be $5.00 for 25 minutes. You may sign up for Securus Video Visitation by going to: https://securustech.net/en/web/securus/videovisitation
If you are an Attorney, simply follow the “Getting Started” instructions and when prompted, select “Attorney” for private video visitation sessions. You will be required to provide your Bar ID which will be validated by DAJD staff. You must complete this process to ensure private video sessions are not recorded.
For more information call Securus at 1-877-578-3658 or visit at http://securus.custhelp.com/app/answers/list
Find information on visiting adult inmates at the Seattle or Kent Jail. If you don't know which facility is housing an inmate use our Jail Inmate Lookup Service to find their location. Please be advised that public video visits and inmate telephone calls are recorded and subject to monitoring.
For visiting Juvenile detainees, refer to the juvenile detainees visitation guidelines.
There are several ways to deposit money to an inmate’s account.
For a timely response from King County Public Health - Jail Health Services, please email the information to JHSRequests@kingcounty.gov . Please include the inmates name, booking number, the nature of your concern, and your contact information. You may also call 206-296-1234 and follow the prompts and leave a message. To find the inmates booking number, please use our Jail Inmate Lookup Service.
The Resource Guide was prepared under the direction of the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention to assist those leaving detention and returning to the community. The Resource Guide provides links and contact information about resources that may be able to provide assistance in areas like housing, domestic violence, health care, alchohol & drug treatment and counseling services among other topics.
Didn't find what you were looking for? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to find answers to the most commonly asked questions.
We're always on the lookout for qualified corrections officers, detention officers and other staff. Here's a link to our DAJD jobs web page.
- Community Center for Alternative Programs (CCAP)
- Community Work Program (CWP)
- Electronic Home Detention (EHD)
- Helping Hands Program (HHP)
- Intake Services Unit (ISU)
- Work Education Release (WER)
Our community corrections programs strive to use evidence-based practices that promote pro-social behaviors and lifestyles. Our alternatives and services are available to persons charged with an offense who are incarcerated or who are facing incarceration. In order to be eligible to participate, a person must be ordered to the program by the court. The court may use the alternative programs pretrial and after conviction. All persons ordered must be statutorily eligible for the program. Learn more about community corrections programs...