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Visitation

Visitation appointments are made by the visitor. An inmate must be classified and assigned to a housing unit to receive a visit. Each inmate is afforded one visit per week at the Detention Facility in the lobby using the visitation kiosks. First-time visits must be arranged at the Detention Facility Front Desk at (828) 250-4610 or (828) 250-4557. Additional visits can be scheduled online for your convenience.

Visitation Rules

  • Visitors must have valid state or federal ID card or driver's license. All identification must contain bearer's photograph.
  • Minors fifteen (15) years old, or younger, do not need identification when a parent or legal guardian accompanies them.
  • Adults sixteen (16) years old, or older, must have proper identification to visit.
  • Children may not be left unattended at any time.
  • No purses, female wallets, bags, pocket knives, weapons, cellular phones, radios, cameras, pens, pencils, paper, tobacco items, matches, lighters, pictures, nail clippers, nail files, sharp items, or recording devices of any kind are allowed.
  • No items may be left unattended in the lobby area.
  • A visit may consist of one adult and one child.
  • Inappropriate behavior including but not limited to abusive language or use of obscenities will immediately end your visit.
  • You and the inmate must remain fully clothed at all times.
  • An inmate may have five people on his/her approved visitor list. You must be on the inmates approved list in order to visit.

Staying In Touch

Reaching out with phone calls, mail, and commissary funds

Phone Calls

Inmates may use the phones to make calls during any free time for the housing unit they are assigned. The calls are not collect. You must have an account set up for your phone or have funds deposited for the inmate to use for phone calls. Purchase calling cards & phone time online.

Mail

Inmates may write and receive letters. You may send photos to the inmate. Each inmate may have up to 10 photographs in their possession—no other items are permitted via the mail. The mail will be searched for contraband and will be delivered to the inmate in a timely manner Monday through Friday, except holidays. Mail containing contraband or addressed to an inmate not in the Facility will be returned.

Inmate Mailing Address:

[Inmate Name]
Detention Facility
20 Davidson Drive
Asheville, NC 28801

Commissary

The Inmate Commissary is the inmate store where health and comfort items may be purchased. Items such as aspirin, crackers, food, additional personal items, writing material, and sodas may be purchased in the commissary. Inmates can receive money for their account from family and friends to spend in the commissary online at JailATM or via the kiosk located in the main lobby of the Detention Facility.

Property

The Detention Facility does not routinely accept property for inmates. Additional clothing and additional personal items are provided or you may deposit money for the inmate to purchase additional items through the commissary.

Locate & Contact

Detention Facility

Inmate Deposit Customer Service

Inmate Video Visitation

Inmate Phone Time


Contact

Major Daryl Foster
Facility Administrator

Captain Anthony Gould
Detention Bureau

P: (828) 250-4550

Detention Facility
20 Davidson Drive
Asheville, NC 28801

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.