Effective August 1st in person visitation will be on Saturdays only Visitors can start arriving at GRCC at 8:30 am, no visitors allowed in after 11:30 am, visitation closes at 2:00 pm. There is no limit on time a visitor can stay, but if visitation gets full, the person that has been visiting the longest, their visit will be terminated first to make room for new ones coming in. Visitors do not have to schedule their visit, but must be on the inmates approved visitors list and inmates are only allowed one visit per day. Visitation dress code is enforced and it's the inmates responsibility to notify their visitors of the visitation dress code and rules. Vending machines will be open, inmates will not be allowed to use the vending machines or handle money, visitors will have to purchase items themselves and open them in front of staff and completely remove the item from all wrapping and place on a paper plate and return to the table for the inmates and visitors to share.
Video visits are still available each Tuesday and may be scheduled by the visitor through Securus. Video visits are 25 minutes in length and must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.
General Visiting Rules
All visitors must be on the approved visiting list. A visitor shall complete a visiting information form and forward it to the Warden's office or call and provide the information to the assigned Classification and Treatment Officer before any visit is allowed. It is the inmate's responsibility to inform the potential visitor of this requirement and to send a form and the Warden's address to the potential visitor.
An inmate shall not receive a completed visitor information form from a visitor or submit it to a Classification and Treatment Officer.
Visitors may not be dropped off or picked up for the visit. Visitors may not remain in the vehicle while others visit.
An inmate in the regular visiting area shall be allowed brief physical contact (example: holding hands, kissing, and embracing). This contact shall be permitted within the bounds of good taste and only at the beginning and end of the visit.
All visitors must adhere to the dress code. No hooded shirts will be allowed.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children shall be under control at all times and shall be the responsibility of the accompanying adult. Any disruption to other visitors may result in the visit being terminated.
Children under the age of eighteen (18) shall not visit unless approved and included on the inmate's visiting list and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or by another immediate family member with written parental or guardian approval. A family member accompanying a minor who is not the parent or guardian shall have the written, signed, and notarized consent of the parent or guardian. This consent shall be presented to the visiting officer upon registration.
The inmate may hold his minor child, or minor stepchild, on his lap in an appropriate manner during the visit. Any inappropriate behavior may lead to an immediate termination of the visit and possible disciplinary action.
There are no outside visits or playgrounds available.
Please be aware of all visiting rules and guidelines prior to your visit. If you have questions, we encourage you to ask the inmate. Policy states, the inmate shall notify his family and friends of the institutional rules governing visits.
Visitors Dress Policy
No low cut or provocative clothing (tank tops, halter tops, see-through clothing, sleeveless garments, Spandex, etc.)
No clothing that fails to completely cover the midriff and bosom.
Shorts or skirts shall be no higher than 2 inches above the knee cap.
Jeggings and/or leggings are not permitted.
Undergarments must be worn.
No head apparel unless it is religious in nature.
No clothing with derogatory emblems, graphics, slogans, rips or holes.
No open toe shoes, sandals, or flip flops.
A visitor shall limit jewelry to one (1) ring, one (1)
necklace with one (1) medallion and if necessary, a medical alert item. A
visitor with more jewelry shall return the jewelry to the visitor’s locked
Please remember that the Visitation Supervisor will make the final determination regarding dress code. Just because you don't think something is inappropriate does not mean it's not offensive or disrupting to other people.
For security purposes, jackets and coats shall not be permitted in the visiting area. These garments can be stored in the following ways: visitors may leave them in their vehicles or hang them on wall pegs in the outer visitation area.
A violation of the visiting procedures or laws may result in visiting restrictions. If this is necessary, a written notice shall be sent to the visitor describing why and how long the restriction will be. Criminal prosecution may be initiated against the visitor in case of a criminal violation. A visitor may be suspended permanently for violation of institutional policies and procedures or violations of law.