Berks County Youth Center, PA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 3, 2020
Berks County Youth Center

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  • 1261 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA, 19533-9197
  • 610-396-0310

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Opened since 1984, Berks County Youth Center is a medium-security detention center located in Leesport, Pennsylvania. This facility was originally designed to house a total of 48 inmates, but by 2004, the Berks County Youth Center experienced over a 240% increase in the average daily population for the facility and needed to expand.

Currently, 40 Corrections Deputies, 5 Corrections Sergeants, and 1 Lieutenant are responsible for providing safe and secure housing for inmates being held in the custody of the Berks County Youth Center.

Berks County Youth Center offers a Jail Alternatives Program which offers alternative programs to qualifying inmates. Such alternatives include Work Release, Community Service, and Electronic Home Monitoring.

Berks County Youth Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Berks County Youth Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1261 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA, 19533-9197

  • Phone

    610-396-0310

  • Capacity

    48

  • City

    Leesport

  • Postal Code

    19533-9197

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Berks County

  • Facility Name

    Berks County Youth Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1261 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA, 19533-9197

  • Phone

    610-396-0310

  • Capacity

    48

  • Country

    Berks County

Berks County Sheriffs Department

  • Address

    633 Court Street, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601

  • Phone

    610-478-6240

  • Fax

    610-478-6222

  • Email

    [email protected]

  • Website

    website

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To search for an inmate housed at Berks County Youth Center, click here This report lists the names and basic information of each inmate and is updated every 15 minutes.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Berks County Youth Center may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

When addressing the envelope to an inmate, use the following format:

Name of the Inmate
C/O Berks County Youth Center
1261 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA, 19533-9197

Magazines and books may be sent to an inmate if they are directly from the publisher. Inmates are not allowed to be mailed packages, although family and friends can order them items and goods through iCare.

Sending Money

The Berks County Youth Center accepts money for inmates 24 hours a day via the kiosk in the jail lobby. The kiosk accepts cash and credit/debit cards. Money orders will be accepted through the mail. All money orders must be made out to "Berks County Youth Center". Money can also be sent to the inmate’s account online using JPay services.

The Berks County Youth Center does not accept personal checks for inmates.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed to make outgoing calls using the phone system, SECURUS Technologies. All of the calls are prepaid, and you can add funds to your inmate’s account anytime. If you have questions about setting up an account, you can call Berks County Youth Center at 610-396-0310.

Visitation Rules

Visitation occurs via video from the visitor’s home/device or in the lobby of the Berks County Community Justice Center which is located at 1261 County Welfare Road, Leesport, PA, 19533-9197. Inmates are usually allowed one 40-minute visits per week. Each inmate may have two visitors at a time.

ONSITE video visitation:

  • Once per week per inmate

  • You can schedule an appointment online or at the Berks County Youth Center lobby

  • Minors (under 18 years of age) must be supervised by an approved adult during the entire duration of the visit.

  • Anyone appearing to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will not be allowed to visit

  • All visitors must wear appropriate clothing including shoes and shirts.

  • Jail staff may refuse a visit due to inappropriate dress or conduct while visiting

To be eligible for an OFFSITE video visitation you must:

Offsite visitors must provide their own equipment and the necessary internet connections to participate in video visiting.

Visitation must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance, but no more than 14 days in advance.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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