Rappahannock Juvenile Center is open, however NO OUTSIDE VISITORS allowed under further notice. There is limited visitation for court officers. Please call ahead at (540) 658-1691.
The Rappahannock Juvenile Center (RJC) provides secure incarceration for court-ordered youth, crisis intervention, substance abuse, and counseling services serving the 15th District Court Unit comprising of the City of Fredericksburg, King George County, Spotsylvania County and Stafford County.
Upon entry into the RJC, a call will be made to the parent or legal guardian. If your child has been detained at the RJC, you will receive a parent information packet containing contact information and a brief description of services provided. All children in the custody of the RJC will be provided with all necessary clothing and hygiene items.
The Rappahannock Juvenile Center (RJC) has zero tolerance for all forms of sexual abuse and harassment against any youth in its custody. Suspected or alleged acts of sexual abuse and harassment shall be referred for investigation to the Department of Social Services and law enforcement in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
If you suspect that a juvenile has been subject to sexual abuse or harassment that occurred while in the custody of the facility, you can report it by calling (540) 658-1691 ext.125 or using the contact information listed on this website.
All reports are taken seriously and investigated as outlined in the Federal PREA Standards. Anyone knowingly reporting false accusations may be prosecuted.