The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation has implemented several changes due to COVID-19 to our facilities, programs and probation offices to help ensure the health and safety of our clients, residents and staff. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Visiting residents at correctional facilities
Our department has made temporary changes to in-person visits at the Adult Corrections Facility, Juvenile Detention Center, and the Youth Residential Treatment Center (County Home School), to help ensure the health and safety of our residents and staff. Additional communication options have been made available to residents.
Adult Corrections Facility
Video visiting available at the facility. Residents can make phone calls. Residents can send and receive mail. For questions about communicating with residents, please contact the Adult Corrections Facility at 612-596-0001.
Juvenile Detention Center
In-person visiting available seven days a week with a pre-scheduled appointment. To schedule a visit, please contact the Juvenile Detention Center at 612-348-8122. Residents can also video chat and make phone calls to parents and guardians. Residents can send and receive mail. For questions about communicating with residents, please contact the Juvenile Detention Center at 612-348-8122.
Youth Residential Treatment Center (County Home School)
In-person visiting available Tuesday, Friday and Saturday with a pre-scheduled appointment. To schedule a visit, please contact the County Home School at 612-596-0550. Residents can also video chat and make phone calls to parents and guardians. Residents can send and receive mail. For questions about communicating with residents, please contact the County Home School at 612-596-0550.
Find COVID-19 data for each facility.
Probation office changes
Our department has temporarily moved several probation services to alternative locations. If you have an in-person meeting with your probation officer, you should contact them before your appointment to confirm the location.
How to contact your probation officer
- All clients should contact their probation officer by phone or email, do not show up in person if you do not have an appointment.
- If you do not have your probation officer's contact information, email POConnect@hennepin.us.
- Adult probation clients who need immediate assistance, call 612-348-2110.
- Juvenile probation clients who need immediate assistance, call 612-348-3700.
Program and service changes
Our department, in coordination with district courts, has temporarily suspended or altered certain programs and services to help ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff.
Sentencing to Service (STS)
Adult and juvenile STS has resumed with limited operations. Additional health and safety measures required for clients. Learn more about STS.
One-Day DWI program
Program being facilitated virtually, classes not currently available in-person. Clients can register by phone. Learn more about the One-Day DWI program.
Family Court Services
Family Court Services staff continue to conduct business by phone during normal business hours, the physical office is temporarily closed. Learn more about Family Court Services.
When you visit county buildings (including all probation offices and correctional facilities)
- All visitors to county facilities who are not fully vaccinated are required to wear face coverings.
- Fully vaccinated people do not have to wear face coverings in county buildings, but are welcome to do so.
- Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after the last dose in a person's vaccine series. Children under 5 are exempt from this requirement.
- Some buildings continue to have face covering requirements for visitors, regardless of vaccination status.
- We ask that visitors who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms not enter county facilities.
- We do not require visitors to have received a COVID-19 vaccination to enter a county facility.
Buildings and service areas with continued face covering requirements
- Adult Correctional Facility - Entire facility
- Public Safety Facility - Only in congregate areas
- Juvenile Detention Center - Entire facility
- Youth Residential Treatment Center - Entire facility
- Courts - Inside courtrooms, jury deliberation rooms, and other court-controlled spaces, identified in the Minnesota Judicial Branch COVID-19 Preparedness Plan