Happy Family

STRENGTHENING FAMILY BONDS

Kintock believes that a strong support system throughout the reentry process is critical to an offender’s ultimate success.  

Resident Visit Program

Kintock encourages residents to keep close ties with their family, friends, and other members of the community. Research supports and Kintock believes that a strong support system throughout the reentry process is essential to an offender’s ultimate success.  All of Kintock's residential programs provide areas within the facilities for both social and legal visits.

Outdoor visitation will resume on Saturday, May 1, 2021 for NJ DOC Programs in Bridgeton and Newark

What to Know Before You Visit

Before a visit may take place, please ensure that our program participant has included you on the resident visitor’s list.   Visits are not permitted without the participant’s approval. There are no exceptions.  Residents also have the right to refuse a visit at any time.  

  • All persons and/or items entering the facility are subject to search.

  • All visitors shall pass through the metal detector before being given access into the visit area.

  • Official photo ID shall be provided to staff upon entering the facility.  ID will be returned to visitors when they sign out of the facility.

  • Visitors are not permitted to enter the visiting room with any handbags, briefcases or any bags during visiting hours.  These items must be left in your personal vehicle or a facility locker.  Locker space is limited, so please plan accordingly. 

  • Cameras and cellular phones are not permitted inside the visiting area and must be left in a personal vehicle or a facility locker.

  • All visitors shall sign in upon arrival and sign out upon departure.

  • Visiting Minors, under the age of 18, shall be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

  • Weapons and controlled and/or illegal substances are not permitted in the facility.  The attempted introduction of any contraband into the facility may result in your permanent removal from the resident's visit list.  

  • No intimate physical contact is permitted during visits.

  • Visitors may not give anything directly to a resident.  All items must be inspected by staff before given to a resident.

  • Eating and/or using vending machines may be permitted based on location rules.  Please discuss with the participant or staff during visits for confirmation.

  • Special visits may be arranged with the participant and the participant's Case Manager.

  • Visitors will not be admitted into the facility if they do not adhere to the proper dress code, (i.e., no tank tops, halters, short shorts/skirts, see through clothing or any other items of clothing that staff deem as inappropriate).  Please check with the specific program for additional dress code requirements.

  • Visitors are not permitted to enter any other section of the facility other than the visiting room and assigned visitor bathroom.  

  • Rules may differ slightly depending on location.  Please discuss visit expectations and schedule with the program participant and/or facility staff.   

  • Facility staff reserve the right to terminate visits based on space and security needs. Failure to comply with these rules can result in the immediate termination of the visit, loss of visiting privileges and/or criminal prosecution.