Approval to visit

People wishing to visit residents of the Great Falls Prerelease Center must complete and return a Visitor Application and Background Authorization Form.The form is available for download by clicking the link above, can be obtained at the center, or a resident may mail one to you.

A criminal history check must be completed on all visitors prior to approval and admission to the center.

The completed questionnaire can be dropped off at the center or mailed to:
Great Falls Prerelease Center
ATTN: Alan Scanlon
1019 15th Street N
Great Falls, MT 59401

If you have questions about visiting, you may call the center at (406) 727-0944.

Visiting conditions

No more than four people, including children, may visit a resident at one time. Visitors under the influence of drugs or alcohol are prohibited. In addition, visitors:

  • must bring a state or federal picture ID
  • must not wear revealing clothing; undergarments are required.
  • are prohibited from bringing drugs, drug paraphernalia, alcohol, weapons, purses, diaper bags and packages into the pre-release center.

Review the center’s complete visitation rules on their website.