Multnomah County juveniles are held in custody at the following location:

Donald E. Long Detention Center
1401 NE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 988-3460

DCJ Rules for Visiting Detention (159.36 KB)

Regular visits

Sat and Sun, 2-4:30 pm (no check-ins after 4:15 pm)
Mon, Tues, Wed and Thu: 6-8 pm (no check-ins after 7:45 pm) - No Friday visitation

  • Parents/legal guardians and a rare exception of a Juvenile Court Counselor/Probation Parole Officer (JCC/PPO) approved adult in lieu of a parent/legal guardian (the exception requires a visiting permit on file). A visit only allows 2 visitors at a time and lasts about 30-45 minutes. As space allows, youth may have two visiting sessions per visiting day.
  • No visitors under the age of 18: no exceptions will be made.
  • Visits may be denied: when a youth is displaying behavior that jeopardizes safety and security; or if a visitor is uncooperative.

Professional visits

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 9 pm

A youth’s attorney/assistant does not require JCC/PPO authorization. All other professional visits require jcc/ppo authorization and a signed visiting card. Staff routinely check JJIS notes for Clackamas and Washington Co. clients.

Recording instruments/testing equipment are allowed during these visits.

Special visits

Contact the assigned Juvenile Court Counselor (JCC) or Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) Probation/Parole Officer (PPO). These visits occur outside of the regular visits schedule. They must be supervised by the JCC/PPO. These visits are not guaranteed. The JCC/PPO does not usually have extra time to supervise visits.

Other information

  • Mail: All letters must be routed through the us postal service (youth name - delh, 1401 NE 68th, Portland, OR 97213).
  • Medications: Must be prescribed for the youth, in the prescription bottle and handed directly to the on-duty. Nurse or on-duty custody services manager.
  • Personal property: Youth receive a receipt when admitted. Anything released requires both the youth’s and the receiver’s signature. Money can only be released with the permission of the  JCC/PPO. Custody managers may release any other property. *delivery of court clothing must be checked-in by custody staff.
  • Photos: Up to five (5) photos may be brought to youth during visits for them to take to their room.

Multnomah Co. Juvenile Dept
Donald E. Long (DELH)
1401 NE 68th Ave
Portland, OR 97213
(503) 988-3460

Clackamas Co. Juvenile Dept
2121 Kaen Rd
Oregon City, OR 97045
(503) 655-8342

Washington Co. Juvenile Dept
222 N. First Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124
(503) 846-8861