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Counseling – Jefferson County, CO

The Counseling Unit trains sworn and civilian staff as well as offers services to inmates. The Counseling Unit provides counseling, recreation, education and religion services for inmates. 
Counselors are responsible for screening each new inmate to determine whether he or she is mentally unstable, suicidal or has been prescribed psychotropic medications. Counselors use an interview and a review of each inmate's criminal record to classify the inmate as maximum, medium or minimum security. 
For incarcerated inmates, counselors arrange Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings (taught by outside volunteers) and teach classes on anger management and averting domestic violence. An on-staff psychiatrist treats inmates who are referred by counselors.
Other Phone Numbers
Animal Control Unit: 303-271-5070
Civil Unit: 303-271-6580
Hearing Impaired / TTY Phone: 303-980-7335
Jail: 303-271-5444
Patrol Administrator: 303-271-5137
Records Unit: 303-271-5542
Warrants Unit: 303-271-6475

Hours
Administrative Offices /  Walk-in Services
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Jail lobby
Sunday – Saturday
8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Closed
Some Sheriff's Office facilities may be closed to the public on legal holidays.

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