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Visiting at Pine Hills Youth Correctional Facility (PHYCF)

General Procedures

Persons planning to visit are required to contact the youth's caseworker in advance to make arrangements. (406) 232-1377

All visitors are subject to search.

Picture identification will be required to obtain visitation.

Visitors must be 18 years old or accompanied by parent or legal guardian and must have prior approval by the youth's assigned caseworker.

All visitors are subject to a criminal history background check before entrance to the secure facility. If avisitor has a criminal background, the visit must be approved by the Superintendent.

Visitors are required to sign a form agreeing to obey all visiting rules.

All vehicles are to be secured while at the facility.

Pine Hills is a tobacco free facility; all tobacco products, lighters, matches, etc. must be secured in a locked vehicle.

All handbags, wallets, backpacks, etc. must be secured in a locked vehicle or in lockers available  at the time of check in.

Cameras may be brought in and left in the Business Office or with Security. Pictures may be taken by staff if time and availablity allows.

Approved clothing for the youth must be left at the Business Office or Security Office.

Money (cash and money orders only) may be deposited into the youth's account at the time of a visit or left with a Security Officer for deposit on the next business day. Receipts will be issued for all transactions.

Food items may be brought to the visitors' room and will be inspected by Security staff. No food items may be taken to the housing unit of the youth.

Youth and visitors may be permitted to embrace and kiss at the beginning and end of visits and hold hands during a visit. All other forms of physical contact are prohibited and will be cause for termination of a visit.

The shift supervisor or designee must approve visitation outside of the visitors' room (Youth are not allowed to visit in or around a vehicle).

Exceptions to Pine Hills visiting rules may be made in emergency situations.

Visiting Hours

Monday through Friday  9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Weekends 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Visitors may visit only once per day ( exceptions may be approved by the caseworker).

Termination of Visiting

Visitation may be terminated at any time for facility safety and/or security reasons.

If a visitor desires to leave the visiting room and return, an adult must remain with the youth; otherwise the visit will be terminated.

Any violation of visitation rules is immediate grounds for termination of the visit.

Transportation to Miles City is available by air and bus.

Taxi service in Miles City is available at (406) 234-1414.

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