Updated May 12, 2021

We are opening up client visitation at this time. However, for everyone’s safety, please adhere to the following guidelines for the DSHS and TDCJ programs:

DSHS will have visitation the 1st and 3rd weekend, TDCJ will have visitation the 2nd and the 4th weekend. 

  • There can only be one visitor per client.
  • A mask must be worn at all times.
  • Visitor must show proof of the completion of COVID-19 vaccination shots or COVID-19 test with results within the last 72 hours from the visitation date.
  • All visitors must follow the CDC guidelines of the following procedures:
    1. Complete the COVID-19 Health Screening Form (which will be given to the visitor while waiting to come into the facility, or by clicking here to print out the form, fill it out, and bring the form with you when you visit).
    2. Hand sanitation upon entering the lobby.

         3. Temperature check upon entering the lobby. 

  • Per the Department of State Health Services, there is no smoking on Cheyenne Center property. This extends to personal vehicles in the parking lot.
  • Visitor is allowed to bring only valid identification and vehicle keys into the facility. Visitor must show identification and staff shall verify identification with the Approved Visitor List. Purses, bags, cameras, video equipment and cell phones are not allowed.
  • Female visitor may not wear clothing that is too tight, too short, see-through, backless or that is in any other way inappropriate for a treatment environment. Cheyenne Center staff will determine whether or not a garment is considered inappropriate.
  • Visitor cannot bring any food or drink in from the outside, but visitor can purchase items from the vending machine in the front lobby for themselves and for the client during visitation.

For the DSHS program the visitor can start signing in 30 minutes before 1:00 pm group

  • Family Group on Saturday is from 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
  • No one is allowed in the Family Group once the Group begins.
  • Visitation hours are from 1:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
  • Clients may not have visitation if your visitor does not attend the Family Group.

For the TDCJ program the visitor can start signing in 30 minutes before 8:30 am group

  • Family Group on Saturday is from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (15-minute break).
  • No one is allowed in the Family Group once the Group begins.
  • Visitation hours are from 10:15 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
  • For clients who are” Orientee” and “Level 0” status visitation ends at 10:30 a.m.
  • Clients may not have visitation if your visitor does not attend the Family Group.