The Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility is also known as the Whatcom|island|san Juan County Correctional Facility. The Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility is situated adjacent to the Whatcom|island|san Juan County Public Safety Building. The facility is also nearly one mile from the Whatcom|island|san Juan County Courthouse.
The facility was built back in November of 1991. The jail section of the building had to be approved by the State Department of Corrections. It was approved to house nearly 49 long-term inmates, 9 48-hour inmates, and 2 4-hour inmates, which brings the total up to a grand total of 60 inmates at one time.
The Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility is NOT certified to house ANY juvenile inmates. The facility can only house adult inmates. They house both male and female inmates. By law, they need to separate the male and female inmate population.
The Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility not only works with the Whatcom|island|san Juan County Sheriff’s Office. They also work with other law enforcement agencies including the County Correction facilities in Washington alongside the state prisons.
The Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility offers its inmates a wide variety of programs and services. These include but not limited to the following:
- Adult Education
- Adult Social Services Programs
- Adult Work Programs
- Adult Community Service
These programs are designed to help inmates improve upon themselves to become productive members of society.
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility
311 Grand Avenue, 6th Floor, Bellingham, WA, 98225
Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility Prison Information
|Jail Name||Whatcom County Juvenile Detention Facility|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||311 Grand Avenue, 6th Floor, Bellingham, WA, 98225|
|County||Whatcom|island|san Juan County|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|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|