Tidewater Detention Home Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: July 29, 2022
Tidewater Detention Home

757-382-6648, 747-382-6364

420 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23320


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Situated in Chesapeake, Virginia, you will find the Tidewater Detention Home.

The Tidewater Detention Home is classified as a minimum-custody state facility. This Tidewater Detention Home is a state facility that only houses adult male inmates who are no younger than 18 years of age.


The Tidewater Detention Home is prideful on the vocational opportunities that they give their inmates. These inmates can be a part of many vocational programs that will garner the skills that they can take with them when they get officially released from the institution.

All inmates in the Tidewater Detention Home will be kept in an open dormitory-style living situation.

Even inmates in the Tidewater Detention Home will have the chance to work outside the institution in positions that are heavily supervised.

Most of the inmates in the Tidewater Detention Home will work in one of the correctional industries programs.

Tidewater Detention Home — General Information

Facility Name Tidewater Detention Home
Facility Type State Prison
Address 420 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA, 23320
Phone 757-382-6648, 747-382-6364
City Chesapeake
Postal Code 23320
State Virginia
County Independent City County
Official Website http://www.vjda.org/member-facilities/tidewater-detention-home/

Inmate Search

To get the information you need on an inmate in the Tidewater Detention Home, you will need to check out the roster that the Virginia Department of Corrections has graciously provided you.

This roster is updated daily and gives you nearly all the information you will be needed on an inmate. Just know the inmate’s name to easily locate them in the roster.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Sending mail to the Tidewater Detention Home is an easy process. All incoming mail will require you to have your return address along with the inmate’s identification number and name.

Then all mail will be checked by a correctional officer and given to the inmate a few days after it arrives at the facility.

Sending mail is a great way to stay in contact with an inmate while they are in the Tidewater Detention Home.

Sending Money

Unlike other state facilities that use JPay. The Tidewater Detention Home uses Access Corrections for you to deposit money into an inmate’s commissary account.

You will be able to deposit funds by your credit and debit card online, over the phone, or in person.

Phone calls

You will be permitted to have 15-minute phone conversations when an inmate calls you from the Tidewater Detention Home. These conversations will be recorded. You will NOT be permitted to use your call features when you are talking to an inmate. Please refrain from using these features as it can have your call disconnected immediately.


All visitors will be required to have filled out a visiting application. Once their application is approved, then they will be permitted to have visitation privileges and visit the inmates on the day’s visitation is held.

You should note that the visitation schedule is going to be broken down by dorm unit. You will be required to arrive at least 15-minutes before the visiting time starts, so you can be processed fast and efficiently. If you arrive late, you will forfeit your visit.

You should also note that the visiting schedule does rotate occasionally, so you will want to contact the Tidewater Detention Home to see which schedule is current.

Visiting Hours

Saturday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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