Visitor InformationDo you know someone in jail?
How can bond/bail be posted?
When can you visit?
When are inmates released?
Will inmates receive medications?
How can I contact an inmate?
How can personal items be delivered?
What types of programs and services are available to inmates?
This information is provided to help answer these questions and to make your visit to the Grovetown Detention Center as pleasant as possible. Please read this carefully before visiting or attempting to contact an inmate.
There are three ways to bond/bail someone out of jail: cash, property or a bail bondsman.
Be prepared to wait. Individuals will be released upon completion of all required paperwork. We do not provide transportation from this facility.
You may communicate with inmates at any time via the U.S. Postal Service. Hand delivered letters will not be accepted. All incoming mail is subject to search for contraband (with the exception of legal documents upon verification).
Do not send any packages. They will not be accepted!
Address all letters and cards as follows:
Name of Inmate
Grovetown Detention Center
306 East Robinson Ave.
Grovetown, GA 30813
We are unable to deliver phone messages to inmates, excpet in cases of emergency. A phone is provided for inmates to make collect calls. You must be willing to accept the charges.
Money for Inmates
Inmates will be allowed a maximum of $10 at any time. The on-duty jail officer must accept these funds. We will accept the following:
Three sets of t-shirts, undergarments and socks will be accepted on behalf of the inmate. No items will be accepted which contain vulgar, distasteful or sexually-oriented material. Personal care items will be accepted. Examples are deoderant, shampoo, toothpaste and feminine hygeine producst.
No food, candy or soda will be accepted.
Newspapers and/or magazines are accepted if mailed directly from the publisher. No vulgar, distasteful or sexually-oriented magazines will be accepted. Inmates may have a Bible and two hard cover or paperback books or puzzle books.
Inmates are allowed to accept unopened tobacco products.
Visitation: Saturday and Sunday, 1-3 p.m., by appointment
A picture ID is required to visit an inmate. Family members must be at least 16 years old or accompanied by a parent or guardian. Non-family members must be at least 18 years old. A time of 30 minutes is allowed per visit per weekend. No visitors are allowed on legal holidays.
You may contact the on-duty jail officer at 706-863-1212 Monday through Friday until 5 p.m. prior to a planned visitation weekend and make an appointment. Children must remain under the control of parent/guardian. Visitors may be subjected to a personal search at any time while inside the facility.
Possession of illegal substances will result in arrest. Attempting to pass any kind of contraband to an inmate will also result in arrest.
You will not be allowed to visit an inmate if you are not properly dressed. Visitors must conform to the following dress code:
All recognized clergy are allowed to visit inmates. Proper identification will be required. Clergy may visit inmates at any reasonable hour. In case of death of emergency notification, please contact the on-duty supervisor to make arrangements. A Chaplain is available for counseling upon request.
Emergency assistance is available 24 hours a day. Prescription medication will be administered to inmates, if provided. All prescriptions must be current and in the name of the inmate. All medications, including over-the-counter medications, must be in the original container.
Educational program information is available upon request.
For information not provided here, contact the on-duty jail officer at 706-863-1212.
City of Grovetown
103 Old Wrightsboro Road
Grovetown, GA 30813-3015