Tensas Parish Detention Center, LA

Updated on: August 7, 2022

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Tensas Parish Detention Center, Tensas Parish County, County Jail

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8606 Highway 65, Waterproof, LA, 71375

Louisiana

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The Tensas Parish Detention Center officially opened in 1984. It was not until 2005 when the Tensas Parish Detention Center underwent a renovation and expansion.

Typically, the Tensas Parish Detention Center will only house 20 inmates who are not residents of the county. These inmates will be obligated to pay a room and board fee of $55 per day.

Tensas Parish Sheriffs Department / Tensas Parish Jail

Address: 203 Hancock Street, St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366

Phone: 318-766-3961

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail is a great way to stay in contact with an inmate in the Tensas Parish Detention Center. Sending mail is a more cost-effective way to stay in much-needed contact with the inmate.

Please refrain from sending care packages. The Tensas Parish Detention Center does not permit you to send care packages to the facility.

Sending Money

When visiting an inmate, it is best to drop off a money order for the inmate as well. This money order will be put on the inmate’s books where the inmate can then transfer the money over to their Reliance Telephone System account or use in the commissary.

Phone calls

The days of having to pay for collect calls are over. Now the Tensas Parish Detention Center also gives the inmates the opportunity to use Reliance Telephone System.

The Reliance Telephone System is a third-party that the Tensas Parish Detention Center contracts for their inmate phone service.

The Reliance Telephone System is more widely used as it can make calls to mobile phones, unlike collect calls.

Visitation

Tensas Parish Detention Center limits 2 visits per day per inmate. Visits in the Tensas Parish Detention Center are held on Mondays through Friday between 9 am to 6 pm.

Visitors will be required to leave everything in their car or with a person who will NOT be visiting. Correctional officers will NOT allow anything in the visitation area.

All visits in the Tensas Parish Detention Center are strictly no-contact visits. You will NOT have the opportunity to hug or kiss an inmate. They will be on the other side of a piece of glass.

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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