Scotts Bluff County - Adult Detention Center

Detention Center

Mission Statement: Provide our detainees, professionals and public with a safe, secure and well-managed facility. Our detainees will be treated with respect, human dignity and will be offered programs to foster reintegration to society. We will continuously strive to make a difference in the lives of those we serve as governed by the applicable standards.

Contact Information


Scotts Bluff County
Adult and Juvenile Detention Center - Map
2522 7th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.for the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays


308 436-7300 - Main
308 633-1850 - Fax

Joseph Gaul - Director


All Letters to adult detainees should be addressed as follows:

Name of Detainee
C/O Scotts Bluff County Adult Detention Center
2522 7th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Mail will be sent out Monday - Friday, excluding Holidays and Weekends.

Video Visitation

Video Visitation - Inmates are encouraged to keep in contact with friends and family through video visitation. Video visitation can take place off-site via almost any internet connected PC with a webcam and microphone.

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Set-up a user account and schedule visits

For those without this capability, user account set-up and scheduling visits can be done using the kiosk in the jail lobby. On-site video visits are available using the jail's video visitation equipment.


Money can be put on inmate accounts 24/7. Send Money Your Way - Choose the most convenient way to send money to an incarcerated lived one.

Access - Access Corrections Website.
1 866 345-1884
Live bilingual agents available 24/7


  • GED
  • Center for Conflict Mediation
  • Alcohol Anonymous / Narcotic Addiction
  • Church Services - non-denomination
  • Bible Study
  • Rosary
  • Commissary Privileges
  • Life Skills Groups
  • Personal Health Education
  • Crochet
  • Sewing

Other Services

  • Medical Staff on site 7 days a week.
  • Transportation services.
  • Contracted food service. ( CBM )
  • In-house laundry service.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Approved items that may be brought in for detainees are prescription medication or eye glasses.
  • Visitors may leave money Monday-Friday between the hours of 8a.m.-5p.m. excluding Weekends and Holidays.
  • All clothing and basic hygiene products will be provided by SBCDC.