Visitation is by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled online at at least 1 day in advance. View this document for instructions and information on the appointment scheduler.  If you do not have access to the Internet you may register at the kiosk in the lobby of the Eau Claire County Jail.


Non-contact video visitation will be held at the Eau Claire County Jail located at 710 2nd Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703. All visits are monitored

Visiting hours are at the following times:

Monday through Friday Jail Public Visitation 1

  • Starting at 9 am and ending at 11:25 am
  • Starting at 2 pm and ending at 4:25 pm

Wednesday and Sunday evening

  • Starting at 6:30pm and ending at 9:25pm

We ask visitors  to arrive 10 minutes before the start of their scheduled visitation Visitors must present a valid government issued photo ID.

Inmates are allowed two 25 minute visits per week. Visitors are allowed to visit 4 times a week. Visitors can schedule back to back visits with the same inmate.

Each inmate is permitted to have up to four visitors at one time. Inmates are allowed two adult visitors per visit, minors (individuals under the age of 18) must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian and be registered for the visit.

Visitation is by appointment only - See "Scheduling a Visit" above


Articles of clothing for inmates must be dropped off during business hours (8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday) with the office associate. Medications and other medically necessary items will be the only items accepted 24 hours a day. Money for inmates can be dropped off 24 hours a day in the kiosk in the jail lobby vestibule.

Visitors are expected to be courteous to other visitors. Loud talking, excessive emotionalism, or any other type of disruptive behavior will not be permitted in the visitation center. Failure to comply will result in termination of the sessions and may result in suspension of future visits.

Children must be supervised at all times. If your child is disruptive, (i.e. crying, screaming, running, etc.), you will be asked to control the child or leave. Children are not allowed to run or play within the visitation or lobby area. Diaper changing in the visitation or lobby area is prohibited. Any damage you cause to the equipment or facility will not be tolerated and criminal charges will be placed against you as well as restitution.

APPAREL:  Proper attire is required at all times. Shoes and shirts must be worn; suggestive clothing, see-through fabrics, halter or tube type tops will not be permitted. Visitation staff will determine if clothing is unsuitable.

CELL PHONE ARE NOT PERMITTED IN THE EAU CLAIRE COUNTY JAIL. Visitors caught with a cell phone will be asked to leave and may have future visits suspended.

No purses, bags or backpacks are allowed in the visiting room at any time.

NO cameras (including cell phone cameras), video, or audio recording devices are allowed in the visiting room at any time.

No food or drink may be brought into the visitation area.

Intoxicated individuals or people who appear to be under the influence WILL NOT be allowed to visit.

Lockers are provided for storage of your coats, hats, packages, purses, tobacco products, cell phones, etc before entering the jail visitation room.  You insert a quarter into the locker and you will receive a key.  After visit to unlock the locker insert the key and your quarter will be refunded.


 Cell phone use (for any reason):
1st offense- 1 month restriction
2nd offense- 2 month restriction
3rd offense- 4 month restriction
1st offense- 1 month restriction
2nd offense- 2 month restriction
3rd offense- 4 month restriction 


Disruptive behavior or disrespect/lying to staff:
1st offense- 2 week restriction
2nd offense- 1 month restriction
3rd offense- 2 month restriction 
          Food or drink in visiting room:
1st offense- 1 week restriction
2nd offense- 2 week restriction
3rd offense- 1 month restriction


 Using another inmate to get extra visits:
1st offense- 3 week restriction                                     
2nd offense- 6 week restriction
3rd offense- 3 month restriction

Professional and Clergy Visits

Visits with members of the clergy will be allowed at reasonable hours and for a reasonable
length of time. The Jail Chaplain must make the referral for the visit. Visits are subject to
approval from the jail administration.

Professional visitors will be allowed into the jail at reasonable times during the day.

Those times are:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 11:00 am
2:00pm - 4:15pm
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday/Sunday: 7:30am - 11:00am
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Professional visits are not monitored but may be subject to visual observation.

Special Visits

A special visit may be granted to the inmate under certain circumstances. It is the responsibility of the inmate to request this visit and is subject to approval from the jail sergeant.