Probation

Our Mission:

"The Butte County Probation Department is committed to enhancing public safety through rehabilitation and accountability."

Visiting Juvenile Hall

Parents, step-parents and court-appointed guardians are allowed monitored visiting privileges. You must bring government-issued picture identification with you.

Scheduled Visiting Times, including check-in time

I. Initial Parental Visit:

A minor may have an initial visit of up to 30 minutes following his/her booking into Juvenile Hall. This visit may only occur between 9:30am-11:30am, 1:30pm-4:30pm, or 6:30-7:30pm, pending available staff coverage.

II. After-court Parental Visits:

These visits are permitted only after detention proceeding (the first court appearance). These occur immediately after court on Monday and Friday. For detention proceedings on Tuesday and Wednesday, these after-court visits occur 6:30pm-7:30pm

III. Regular Parental Visiting Hours:

Sunday:

Condor (C pod) 10:30am - 12:00pm

Eagle (E pod) 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Falcon (F pod) 3:00pm - 4:30pm

IV. Holiday Parental Visiting:

*New Years, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Falcon (F pod) 9:00am - 10:15am

Eagle (E pod) 10:45am - 12:00pm

Condor (C pod) 3:30pm - 4:45pm

V. Minor’s Birthday Family Visit: 3:15pm-4:15pm, or as can be arranged. Parents, grandparents and siblings may visit if it does not fall on one of the other visiting times. Parents must call a one full day in advance to arrange the visit.

VI. Parental Visitation by Appointment: 6:30pm-7:30pm Call Juvenile Hall between 8am-5pm at least a day in advance. Tuesday – Condor (C pod) Wednesday – E (Eagle pod) Thursday - Falcon (F pod)

VII. Monthly Family Visits: After 30 days of detention, a minor may enjoy monthly family visits in addition to those visits listed above. Parents will be notified.

 

ITEMS ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT IN BY PARENTS:

Minors are provided with basic living needs, such as food, clothing, medical care, bedding and personal care items. No outside food or beverages may be brought in. Refreshments can be purchased using the visiting area's coin-operated machines. Parents may bring in lip balm (soft tube only), one paperback book (this book will be donated to the facility when the minor has finished reading it), postage stamps, and prescription medications (parents must sign authorization to administer). No other items will be permitted to be brought to the facility by parents. Any item mentioned above must be screened and searched by Juvenile Hall staff prior to the visit. This list is subject to change.

No children or others will be allowed to wait in the facility during visiting.

No matches, lighters, cigarettes or other tobacco products are allowed in Juvenile Hall. In addition, section 871.5 of the Welfare & Institutions Code states, in part: "any person who knowingly brings or sends into, or who knowingly assists in bringing into, or sending into any county juvenile hall.... any controlled substance,...or any firearm, weapon, or explosive of any kind shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison."

 

 Contact Probation

Butte County Probation
Oroville Phone:    530.538.7661
Chico Phone: 530.879.7555

Juvenile Hall
Phone:    530.538.7311

Steve Bordin
Chief Probation Officer
530.538.7663

 

 Location and Hours

Butte County Probation
42 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

 

Probation And Community Services
1370 Ridgewood Drive, Ste. 22
Chico, CA 95973

 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 4:30pm

Juvenile Hall
41 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Excludes Holidays