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P. O. Box 740
1851 State Route 56
London, Ohio 43140
(740) 852-9777; Fax (740) 852-3666
|Total Security Staff||325|
|FY13 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Daily Cost Per Inmate||$48.87|
|Population as of 12/13||2,343|
New rules effective June 11, 2013
Visitation days are based on the inmate's institution number. Inmate numbers ending with an even number (0,2,4,6,8) will visit on the even numbered dates of the month. Inmate numbers ending with an odd number (1,3,5,7,9) will visit on the odd numbered dates of the month.
Walk-in visitors will be processed on a first come, first serve basis until 1 p.m. daily.
Visitation periods are "split sessions" with each session counted as a single visit for the month. For example:
Visitors must arrive before 10 a.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. on weekends.
"All Day" visits by the same visitor are counted as two visits for the month.
If the visiting room is at full capacity but additional visitors arrive, the first visitor registered will be terminated and asked to leave before the end of the visitation session. This will be conducted strictly using the visitor sign in log. Visitors will not be given consideration based on the distance they traveled. If a visitation session is terminated early due to crowding, the terminated visitor will have the opportunity to visit during the 2nd visitation session without being charged a second monthly visit.
Only four visitors per inmate can visit at each visitation session. Children aged 2 and above are counted as a visitor toward the total number of visitors regardless of the child's size.
Reservations will be taken from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday by calling (740) 852-1411 and are required the day before and after all state-recognized holidays. Reservations are accepted 30 days in advance and must be made by the person who will be visiting. Visitation is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and all state-recognized holidays.
Any scheduled visits that do not honor the day/time of visitation will be considered a "no show/no call" and will count as one visit.
Approved visitors for Level 2 inmates can visit three times per month for family members and two times per month for friends.
Approved visitors for Level 1 inmates can visit four times per month for family and three times per month for friends.
Cash and coins are not permitted in the visiting room. You may bring cash to the registration area that can be processed into a vending card that will inside the visiting rooms. The smallest denomination that can be processed is a $5 bill. Visitors will be charged a $2 processing fee for the card. After the initial purchase, visitors may add more money in any cash denomination.
Please be advised that weapons and illegal drugs are prohibited from institution property. All tobacco products, and electronic devices or mobile phones are strictly prohibited. These items must be secured inside your vehicles at all times. Violation of any visiting rule can result in restriction of visiting privileges.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
Madison Correctional Institution is committed to recruiting dedicated and resourceful volunteers to assist in reentry efforts by providing services to offenders. For additional information on these opportunities or the application process, please contact Arthur Thibeault at 740-852-9777, ext. 2465 or via email at Arthur.Thibeault@odrc.state.oh.us
Many institutions participate in fostering and training abandoned dogs for adoption.
In 2000, former First Lady Hope Taft approached the Director about establishing a reading room for the children who visited their incarcerated parent at the Pickaway Correctional Institution. This idea spread across the state, and now the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction maintains children’s reading rooms in each prison.
The reading rooms encourage family literacy by providing a pleasant and comfortable setting for both child and visitor. Each room is stocked with a wide variety of children’s books and a variety of arts and craft supplies. Many of the supplies are donated by staff and other community organizations.
A variety of arts and craft supplies for the children are also available in most of the rooms. Many of the supplies and books are donated by employees and service organizations.[Back to top]