Mercer County Juvenile Detention, NJ Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

Updated on: July 30, 2020
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Mercer County Juvenile Detention


1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638

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The Mercer County Juvenile Detention houses inmates that have been charged with state or federal charges. Sitting on 40 acres of land, this jail is large in size and can accommodate around 70 inmates at any point in time. Some inmates are in the pre-trial stages and other have been convicted of a crime.

Mercer County Juvenile Detention — General Information

Facility Name Mercer County Juvenile Detention
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 70
Address 1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638
Phone 609-434-4125
City Trenton
Postal Code 8638
State New Jersey
County Mercer County

Mercer County Sheriffs Office

Address 175 South Broad Street, Trenton, New Jersey, 08608
Phone 609-989-6100
Fax 609-989-6185
Website website

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For a list of current inmates, click here. You can also call 609-434-4125 if you have any additional questions about a particular inmate.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

You can only send mail for inmates at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention via the US Postal Service. Do not use UPS, FEDEX, or any other third-party shipping provider. In addition to the inmate’s information, also include the sender’s name and address on the envelope. Without the sender’s information, the mail will be discarded and not passed on to the inmate.

Address the mail to:

(Inmate's Complete Name)
Mercer County Juvenile Detention
1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638

Sending Money

The easiest way to send money to an inmate is to do it online. From that webpage, you select from the different drop down menus, choosing “New Jersey” and “Mercer County.” After you identify the inmate, you will be able to safely and securely deposit money into an inmate’s account easily.

Phone calls

Any money you despite can be used for an inmate's commissary account. The inmate at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention can either purchase commissary items or make phone calls. In addition to the inmate’s commissary account, you can deposit money with the inmate telephone provider, which will allow the inmate to call you collect and have the charges paid from this account. You can make a deposit to a telephone account here.

Inmates cannot receive incoming calls, but can make outgoing calls with the prepaid account or by calling collect.


Video Visits are conducted in the Mercer County Juvenile Detention lobby on video terminals. Inmates can receive up to 2 20 minute visits per week. In order to make sure the inmate isn’t exceeding his limits, you should plan your visit ahead of time.

Adults need to visit separately, unless they are the parents of the inmate. Children can only visit if a parent comes with them. Plan to bring valid identification and dress conservatively.

Plan your visit during one of these timeframes:

On-site Visitation Hours

Friday & Saturday: No Visitation hours

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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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