Please view our Inmate Visitation Policy

Please schedule visiting at:




OFFICIAL VISITING HOURS: 0800 to 2100 daily


  • Face-to face non-contact visits and video visitation

    • No Visiting Wednesday

    • Thursday – Tuesday: 0800  – 1100, 1200  – 1600, 1900 – 2100

    • Visiting Closed: 1100 – 1200 & 1600 – 1900



Effective July 1, 2023, the MHU Unit 2 visit schedule will be as follows:

  • This schedule applies to Face to face, non-contact visiting
 Saturday      Sunday    
 Session 1:  MHU2A 0700 0730    Session 1:  MHU2C 0700 0730  
 Session 2:  MHU2A 0800 0830    Session 2:  MHU2C 0800 0830  
 Session 3:  MHU2B 0900 0930    Session 3:  MHU2A 0900 0930  
 Session 4:  MHU2B 1100 1130    Session 4:  MHU2A 1100 1130  
 Session 5:  MHU2C 1200 1230    Session 5:  MHU2B 1200 1230  
 Session 6:  MHU2C 1300 1330    Session 6:  MHU2B 1300 1330  



Currently, the visitation center is only open Monday’s and Tuesday’s from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM

  • Video Visitation

  • Closed: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (future), & Friday (future)

  • Closed Holidays

    • Open: 0800 – 1030 & 1200 – 1530 (future)

    • Closed: 1030 – 1130

Master Visiting Schedule:

This schedule applies to the following:

  • Face to Face Visiting – PSC West
  • Video Visitation – PSC East (Public Lobby)
  • Video Visitation – Sheriff’s Detention Visitation Center (Off-Site) for the PSC East & REACT
  • Video Visitation – Public Visiting from Home for the PSC East & REACT
  • Video Visitation – Paid Visiting (Public Visiting from Home) for the PSC East & REACT
  • Contact Visiting – Minimum Housing Units 1 & 2


Sheriff’s Detention Visitation Center (Off- Site)

·         Video Visitation

·         Open: MON, TUES, THURS (future), FRI (future)

·         Closed: WED, SAT, SUN (Closed Holidays)

Sheriff’s Detention Center PSC East & PSC West, REACT

·         Face to Face – Non Contact & Video Visitation

·         Visit Week Starts THURS and ends on TUES

·         No Visiting on WED


0800 to 0830

0800 to 0830

0900 to 0930

0900 to 0930

1000 to 1030

1000 to 1030

Closed 1030 to 1130

Closed 1030 to 1130

1200 to 1230 Future

1200 to 1230

1300 to 1330 Future

1300 to 1330

1400 to 1430 Future

1400 to 1430

1500 to 1530 Future

1500 to 1530

Closed to the Public at 1600 Future

Closed 1600 to 1900


1900 to 1930


2000 to 2030


All Visiting Closed at 2100

Minimum Housing Units 1 & 2

Contact Visiting (SAT & SUN Only)



2A: 0700 to 0800

1A: 0700 to 0800

2A: 0830 to 0930

1A: 0830 to 0930

2B: 1100 to 1200

1B: 1100 to 1200

2B: 1230 to 1330

1B: 1230 to 1330

2C: 1400 to 1500

1C: 1400 to 1500

2C: 1530 to 1630

1C: 1530 to 1630

Sheriff’s Detention Visitation Center (off-site) Staff Hours:

MONDAY – TUESDAY – THURSDAY (future) – FRIDAY (future) – Closed Holidays

  • 0700 to 0800: Administrative Hours

  • 0800 to 1030: Visiting

  • 1030 to 1130: Closed

  • 1200 to 1550: Visiting (future)

  • 1600: Closed to Public (future)

  • 1600 to 1700: Administrative Hours (future) 

For Information: Visitors can log onto GTL Visitation Scheduling to complete visitor registration and to begin scheduling visitation. For more information, please download the online brochure.


  1. All Fields on the visitor request form must be complete. Incomplete forms will not be accepted or submitted.
  2. Visit request forms and visitor appeal forms are available online at
  3. All visitors must have an email address to register for visitor approval and to schedule visitation.
  4. Visitors must present valid governmental identification each time they visit an inmate. Acceptable ID must depict, at the minimum, the bearer’s name, date of birth, physical description, and signature. Any person who falsely identifies themselves to gain admittance into a Stanislaus County Detention Facility, is guilty of a misdemeanor and may be prosecuted (California Penal Code Section(s) 4570.5).
  5. All visit request forms will be reviewed and processed within 72 business hours, from the time of submission. Minors must be listed on the visitor’s request form before being approved to visit.
  6. Any visitor applicant who is currently on probation, or has an open case will be denied. Any visitor applicant who has been confined in a state prison facility within the last five years will not qualify for visitor approval. Visitor applicants who have been incarcerated in any county Jail may not visit within 30 days of their release. Any visitor applicant who has been incarcerated for charges involving weapons, violence or any felony controlled substances may not visit an inmate in Stanislaus County within 3 years of their release from custody, final disposition of sentence, or release from probation or other alternative to custody.
  7. If it is determined that an individual is a victim of the inmate they are attempting to visit; they are prohibited from visiting that inmate.
  8. If it is determined that an individual has a valid and active restraining order against an inmate, they are prohibited from visiting the inmate named on the restraining order until the order has expired or a judge has rescinded the order.
  9. A maximum of 4 visitors are allowed at one time for visits at the Sheriff’s Detention Center (PSC East & West), REACT, and the Sheriff’s Visitation Center. A maximum of 3 visitors are allowed at Minimum Housing Units 1 and 2 (contact visiting).
  10. Minor children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian during visitation. The accompanying parent or legal guardian must be an approved visitor and present an original or certified copy of a birth certificate or proof of guardianship at the time of the visit.
  11. Visitors who are unable to adequately supervise their children while inside the facility, will not be allowed to visit and will be asked to leave the facility. Visitors who are disruptive or cause disturbances that result in a crime may be arrested. If a visitor is escorted from the facility for disruptive behavior, the visitor will be denied approval to visit until re-approved by the facility commander.
  12. An inmate may refuse to see a visitor at any time. Inmates must submit an inmate request form to delete visitors from their approved visitor list.
  13. Visitors must conform to the dress code approved by the facility commander that is listed here and posted in the public lobbies. Displays by visitors of gang colors, symbols, marks, or attire representing gang affiliation are strictly forbidden in visiting areas. Appropriate attire is required. No short shorts or dresses, no spaghetti strap tops or dresses, no inappropriate verbiage on clothing, shirts must cover the stomach area completely. Visitors who do not meet these criteria will not be allowed to visit.
  14. Suspension of regular visitation for reasons of safety, security or under exigent circumstances may occur at the direction of the shift supervisor or facility commander.
  15. Visitors who aid or assist, or attempt to aid or assist, an inmate in escape from jail will be permanently banned from visitation and may be prosecuted under California Law (California Penal Code Section(s) 4534, 4535, 4550).
  16. Bringing firearms, explosives, alcoholic beverages, narcotics and controlled substances into a detention facility is a crime and cause for arrest (California Penal Code Section(s) 2772, 2790, 4573, 4573.5, 4573.6, 4573.8, 4573.9, 4574).
  17. Visitors who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to visit and may be subject to arrest.
  18. Cameras, radios, cell phones, audio/video recording devices, purses, bags, baby strollers, car seats, diaper bags, oversized hats, keys, backpacks, briefcases, wallets, food or drinks, or similar objects that could be used to compromise facility security are banned from visiting and secure perimeter areas within the grounds of the facility.
  19. Visitors will not give or take anything from an inmate without prior approval from the shift supervisor (California Penal code section(s) 2540, 2541, 4570, 4570.1)
  20. Any person found to be communicating, in any manner, with an inmate other than the inmate they signed up to visit; may be found to be in violation of a crime, which could be cause for arrest (California penal Code Section(s) 4570, 4570.1).
  21. Any visitor who destroys, damages, or defaces any facility property will lose approval of visiting privileges and be escorted from the facility. If the damage is determined to be a crime, the visitor may be arrested (California Penal Code 4600).
  22. Visitors entering a Stanislaus County Detention Facility may be subject to a search of their person, vehicle or property. The type and scope of the search will be based on the facility and the potential access the visitor has to the facility or inmates.
  23. Hostages will not be recognized for bargaining purposes during escape attempts by inmates.
  24. Visitors may only visit one inmate per day.

Download the .pdf version of the Visiting Rules.