Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center

Bon Air JCC

Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center, located in Chesterfield County, is a 284-capacity facility serving a coed population of males age 14-18 and females age 11-20 who have been committed by the juvenile court. Residents placed at the facility have been adjudicated of crimes ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. Residents receive mental health and rehabilitative counseling services. Specialized treatment programs include substance abuse, aggression management, sex offender, and intensive therapeutic programming. Academic and career readiness training are provided on campus. Residents are able to earn a high school or high school equivalency diploma. Recreation, religious services, and volunteer programming are also provided. Communication with family members and natural supports are encouraged to maintain and further develop relationships. Residents may communicate by mail, phone calls, and during visitation.

Visitation

All residents are afforded visitation privileges. Personal items must be secured in the vehicle; keys must be surrendered at the door. All visitors are subject to a search. All visitors 13 years of age and older must have picture identification and be on a pre-approved visitor list. Visitors are expected to refrain from wearing suggestive or offensive clothing. Directions to the facility and specific rules regarding visitation are mailed to the guardian upon arrival of the resident and well before the opportunity to visit. To read DJJ’s full Visitation Policy, click here.

Visitation hours

  • Wednesday – 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday - 8:30-11 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.

Officers of the court, law enforcement personnel, legal counsel and their staff may visit with residents by making arrangements with the assigned JCC Counselor. Photo identification is required. Visitation is confined to business days and hours. Exceptions to these guidelines require the approval of the JCC Superintendent.

How To Volunteer

Bon Air JCC wishes to expand its volunteer program in the areas of recreation and arts, specifically musical instrument instruction and chorus. The facility also needs volunteers to establish support groups for Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Donations are accepted for academic scholarships; recreation equipment, games, art supplies, musical instruments and PG-rated movies also are needed.

Volunteers are needed:

  • Monday – Friday, 6:30- 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m.
  • Sundays – 6:30-8 p.m.

All volunteers must comply with applicable Department policies and facility rules. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of the youth at our facility, contact:

Beverly Tackett, Volunteer Coordinator
Bon Air Juvenile Correctional Center
1900 Chatsworth Avenue
Bon Air, VA 23235
(804) 323-2647
Email: Beverly.Tackett@djj.virginia.gov

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Contact Info

Acting Superintendents:
Aaron Dixon & Russell Jennings
Address:
1900 Chatsworth Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone:
(804) 323-2550
Fax:
(804) 323-2440
Hours:
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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