Jackson Parish Correctional Center

The Jackson Parish Correctional Center is an ICE detention center that is located in Jonesboro, Louisiana. This facility houses detainees who are in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

For information about an ICE detainee housed at the Jackson Parish Correctional Center, call (318) 259-8799 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

When you call, have the detainee's information ready, including their full name (first, last, and hyphenated), any known aliases, their date of birth, and their country of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Jackson Parish Correctional Center are daily between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

General Rules

Visits can last a maximum of two hours. All visits are contact visits.

Adult visitors must have a valid photo ID to enter the facility. Minors who are visiting must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older).

All visitors (adults and minors) are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. If you refuse to cooperate with a reasonable search, you will not be admitted. 

You are not allowed to carry any items into the visiting area or pass any items to detainees. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted at Jackson Parish Correctional Center. 

Free public parking is available on the premises.

Attorney Visits
Attorneys and paralegals may visit detainees Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Consular Visits
Consular officials are allowed to meet with their detained nationals at any time. When possible, arrangements should be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer in advance by calling (318) 259-4309. All consular officials should bring appropriate credentials. 

Clergy Visits
Clergy are allowed to visit detainees housed at Jackson Parish Correctional Center at any time. However, arrangements must be made in advance through the chaplain's office by calling (318) 259-8799.

Physical Address

Jackson Parish Correctional Center
287 Industrial Drive
Jonesboro, LA 71251
United States

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/DUKnu33aoPB9wj4P6

General Phone Number

Facility Main Phone: (318) 259-4742
Field Office Main Phone: (504) 599-7800

Immigration Court: 1-800-898-7180
Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): (703) 605-1007

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Jackson Parish Correctional Center
Detainee Name
Alien Number, Housing Unit/Dorm/Bunk Number
287 Industrial Drive
Jonesboro, LA 71251
United States

When sending a detainee mail through the US Postal Service, you must include the last four digits of their Alien number, plus your name and address. The staff at Jackson Parish Correctional Center does not read incoming detainee mail, but they do screen it for contraband. 

Sending Packages

Detainees at Jackson Parish Correctional Center are not allowed to receive care packages. However, a detainee may receive items that are considered necessary for travel or release from agency custody with approval of the ICE Deportation Officer.  

Before sending packages to detainees, contact the facility mail clerk at:

(318) 259-4309;
287 Industrial Drive
Jonesboro, LA 71251

Detainees who are being removed from the United States are allowed one small piece of luggage. This can be sent after receiving approval from the Supervisory Deportation Officer. For security reasons, no electronic devices (cell phones, electric razors, laptop computers, radios, etc.) are accepted.

How to Call an Inmate

Detainees at Jackson Parish Correctional Center can't receive incoming calls. However, if you need to leave an urgent message you can call (318) 259-8799. The message should include the detainee's full name, their alien registration number, and a telephone number where you can be reached.

How to Send Money

You can send money to a detainee at Jackson Parish Correctional Center by mailing a money order or cashier's check directly to the detainee. Do not send cash. The processing officer will put the money into the detainee's account and issue a receipt.

Mail the cashier's check or money order to:
Jackson Parish Correctional Center – Property Officer
Detainee’s full name and A-number
327 Industrial Drive
Jonesboro, LA 71251

Note: Cashier’s check or money order must include the detainee’s full name and A-number.

To Post a Delivery Bond

When a detainee in ICE custody is placed into removal proceedings while they are in the United States, a delivery bond may be posted. When you post a delivery bond, you are required to show proof of identity.

Bonds for aliens detained by ICE can be posted at ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nationwide, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., local time. For a list of ICE ERO bond acceptance offices nearest you or for bond information, click here. You must have the last name of the detainee and their alien registration number before calling. 

Acceptable forms of payment are: 

  • money orders
  • cashier’s checks 
  • certified checks

Payments must be made payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security” or “Immigration and Customs Enforcement.”

Programs For Inmates

This information is not publicly available. 

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Careers at Jackson Parish Correctional Center

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