Superior Court of Washington

for cowlitz county


Youth Services Center

1725 1st Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
Detention: 360.577.3101
Fax: 360.414.9280

Detention Information

Telephone: Residents are allowed to call their parents, guardians, clergy, attorney and caseworker. They may call their parents or guardians each day when they are not in school. All calls are collect.

All problems concerning resident phones should be taken up with Gateway Technologies billing department @ 1-888-610-7079.

Residents are not allowed incoming phone calls.

If you do not have a phone, please make prior arrangements with the detention staff as to how the resident can call you.


Medications: Prescription medications must be packaged in single dose packets only. If you cannot find a pharmacy that will package the medications in single dose packets, please call detention; staff will be glad to give you a list of pharmacies that will.

Residents sentenced to 72 hours or less are not allowed visits. They may bring their own toothpaste and hair brush.

577-3101 EVACUATION PLAN 577-3101

In the event of a natural or man-made disaster, Cowlitz County Juvenile Detention will release residents from detention. Parents or guardians should contact the Detention Center for information pertaining to the release of their child. Residents who cannot be released, will be transported to the nearest safe facility.


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