Do you have a family member or friend lodged at the Kent County Jail you wish to visit or contact? Below is some helpful information.
All visits have to be scheduled 24 in advance. A visitor may schedule by:
Kent County will now be offering at home, internet video visits!
Married inmates will be allowed to visit when both are incarcerated. Married inmate shall be responsible to prove they are legally married. Married inmates will be limited to one visit per week.
An inmate that has been admitted into the hospital will not be allowed visitors. Attorney or emergency visits due to serious medical conditions must be approved by an on duty Shift Sergeant only. These approved visits are subject to the hospital's visitation rules. The person wishing to visit must come to the visiting/information desk at the Kent County Correctional Facility to register. The visiting/information staff will not give the pass to the visitor without the Deputy at the hospital giving the final approval. The visitor, upon arriving at the inmate's hospital room, must present to the Deputy a valid, pictured government-issued I.D. to verify their identity.
Inmates housed in administrative segregation unit will receive one (1) visit per week. Only two (2) visitors will be allowed to visit.
Visiting for the administrative segregation units will take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays only. The visiting times are 8:00am to 11:00am; 1:00pm to 4:00pm; and 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
Visiting hours for the Community Reentry Center (CRC) are Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 11:00am; 1:00pm to 3:00pm; and 6:00pm to 10:00pm Residents of the facility must initiate the visiting process by registering for a specific visiting time for a visit.
Attorneys and ministers may visit between the hours of 8:00am to 10:00pm, 7-days-a-week.
Professional visitors wishing to visit must come to the visiting/information desk at the Kent County Correctional Facility and register. A valid approved issued I.D. must be presented to staff. Professional visitors without any of the following listed approved I.D's must get prior approval to visit an inmate from Jail Administration by calling (616) 632-6401 or Inmate Service Administrator by calling (616) 632-6379.
Professional visitors will not be allowed access without approved ID or pre-approval from Jail Administration.
Professional visitors will be allowed to visit from 8:00am to 11:00am; 1:00pm to 4:00pm; and 6:00pm to 10:00pm.
701 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Lawrence A. Stelma
703 Ball Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503