All visits must be made in advance by calling (805) 781-5389. Youths are allowed two, 1 hour visits per week. Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes prior to the visit. If you are unable to make your scheduled visit, please call and cancel. Visits are limited to parent(s), guardian(s), and attorney or other individuals approved by the minor's Probation Officer. Visitors will be required to pass through a metal detector and/or hand wand. All visitors are subject to search upon entering the facility. Any visitor that has an outstanding warrant will be subject to arrest.
of being under the influence.
Visitors who bring in any contraband such as but not limited to drugs, tear gas, alcohol or weapons into a county juvenile facility will be prosecuted under 871.5 WIC.
Visiting privilege may be suspended or terminated for the safety and security of the minor or facility at any time.
Visiting Rules include screening the visitor with the input of the assigned DPO. We check for active warrants, criminal history, and whether or not a visitor is on probation. Decisions are made on a case by case basis. We also look at past abuse issues. We ask visitors to leave purses, jackets, etc outside. Visitors are not allowed to pass items back and forth with the minor.
Any paperback books or magazines brought for any youth while in custody will become donated property to San Luis Obispo Juvenile Hall.
When are juveniles allowed to make phone calls?
Minors can make 2 phone calls at the time of booking. After that they can make unlimited collect calls during specified free-time. If a minor's family is unable to accept collect calls we can allow them to use the facility phone at our expense.
For more information on San Luis Obispo County's Juvenile Hall, see the Juvenile Hall Handbook.