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P.O. Box 80033
2001 East Central Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43608
(419) 726-7977; Fax (419) 726-7157
|Total Security Staff||324|
|FY15 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Daily Cost Per Inmate||$83.16|
|Population as of 04/01/2016||1,108|
Reservations are required for visitation. Reservations can be made through phone or email. Reservations can be made from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm, Wednesday through Sunday by calling the institution. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance. A total of two reservations can be made during a phone call or email.
Visiting Hours: Wednesday – Sunday; Visiting is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, and holidays.
· Morning Session: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with a cut off time for entry at 9:45 am.
· Afternoon Session: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. No cut off time for entry.
· Reservations can be made by calling 419-726-7977 ext 7552, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
§ Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
The Toledo Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows:
All visits are 30 minutes in duration and must be from an
approved visitor. An approved visitor is someone who
has submitted an application for visitation and that
application has been approved by institutional staff.
Approved visitors must create an account and register with
JPay. When approved visitors register for a video
visit, they will be prompted by JPay through a series of
steps to schedule and confirm their visit. Video
visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the
time they are requesting.
A kiosk is available in the front entry
building of the institution from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a
week. Approved visitors may deposit funds into an
offender trust account or PIN Debit phone account using the
kiosks. For additional information on inmate funds or
other deposit options please visit
A kiosk is available in the front entry building of the institution from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., 7 days a week. Approved visitors may deposit funds into an offender trust account or PIN Debit phone account using the kiosks. For additional information on inmate funds or other deposit options please visit http://www.drc.ohio.gov/web/inmate_funds.htm.
Toledo 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 Sonrisa Sehlmeyer at 419-726-7977, ext. 7210 or via email at Sonrisa.Sehlmeyer@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 and has an inmate narrator who reads to the visiting children twice a day. The role of the inmate narrator is to read picture books to the children in much the same manner that children’s hour would be done at a public library.
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]