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Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center, LA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 22, 2023
Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center
Location 1613 Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA, 70508
Official Website

About the Jail

The Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center is a medium security correctional facility for adult offenders in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish County, Louisiana. This Lafayette Parish County jail has been operating since 1981 and is located at 1613 Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA, 70508. Today, it has a capacity to house approximately 191 detainees. The monthly average of total bookings in the Lafayette Parish County jail is 69.

The Lafayette Parish County facility typically houses adult Lafayette Parish County offenders of all races from Lafayette Parish County and sometimes from surrounding locations. It houses Lafayette Parish County perpetrators awaiting trial, sentencing, or bond and Lafayette Parish County detainees serving short-term sentences, usually less than a year. Most inmates serving time in this Lafayette Parish County correctional facility are those convicted of less serious offenses, such as misdemeanor offenses. Those convicted of severe felonies after trial are transferred to Louisiana state or federal detention facilities.

The Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department website operates and manages the Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center. More than 32 staff members are tasked with the facility’s daily operations. Lafayette Parish County jail provides safety and security for the detainees and visitors at the jail.

In a typical year, this facility uses more than 620 detainees in its in-office work details to administer its kitchen, laundry, and other activities.

Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Search

If you believe someone you know or a loved one is in Lafayette Parish County detention facility, the first place to begin your search is on the Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department’s website. This Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department allows you to start an inmate search using their search tool. This inmate search system is updated immediately after each perpetrator is booked into the correction facility.

To search, this site requires you to provide the following details about the detainee:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Subject Number
  • Booking Number

If you cannot locate your detained loved one in this database, you should call the Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department and ask. You can contact the Lafayette Parish County facility at 337-291-7130. Remember, the correction facility staff will typically ask you to give the inmates’s full name, age, gender, race, or physical description.

Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center — General Information

Facility Name Lafayette Parish Juvenile Detention Center
Facility Type County Jail
Address 1613 Surrey Street, Lafayette, LA, 70508
Telephone Carrier TelMate Inmate Calling
Facility Type Juvenile
City Lafayette
Postal Code 70508
State Louisiana
County Lafayette Parish County
Official Website

Lafayette Parish Sheriffs Department

Address 316 West Main Street, Lafayette, Louisiana, 70501
Phone 337-232-9211

Visiting 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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.