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P. O. Box 45699
1724 St. Rt. 728
Lucasville, Ohio 45699
(740) 259-5544; Fax (740) 259-2882
|Total Security Staff||495|
|FY 15 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Daily Cost Per Inmate||$116.22|
|Population as of 9/14/2015||1,202|
The Southern Ohio Correctional Facility offers video
visitation to level 4A inmates only; it is not available to
level 4B inmates or inmates being held in restrictive
housing. Reservations are accepted up to 30 days in advance
but no less than 72 hours prior to the visit. Visitation is
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and
closed Sunday through Tuesday, as well as all state
holidays. The video visits are 30 minutes in length but may
be scheduled for additional time if within the visitation
hours set for SOCF. Video visits are for approved visitors
only who have registered with JPay.
www.jpay.com for additional application and fee
Visit www.jpay.com for additional application and fee information.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
The Southern Ohio Correctional Facility 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 Venetta Kennedy at 740-259-5544, ext. 3425 or via email at Venetta.Kennedy@odrc.state.oh.us
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape. Click here for more information.
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 incarcerated parent. Each room is stocked with a wide variety of children’s books
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.