Ohio Reformatory for Women

Warden

Ronette Burkes

Phone

937-642-1065 (Fax: 937-642-7678)

Address

1479 Collins Avenue Marysville, OH 43040

Volunteers in Prison

The Ohio Reformatory for Women 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 Roxanne Swogger at 937-642-1065, ext. 2204 or via email.

Prison Rape Elimination Act

The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape.  Click here for more information.

Religious Services

Click here to view a complete listing of available programming/services.

Correspondence

Written correspondence to inmates must include the inmate's name and number on the envelope and be addressed to 1479 Collins Avenue Marysville, OH 43040. Telephones are generally open to reception inmates between 8am - 9pm.

Inmate Funds & Release

A kiosk is available in the front entry building of the institution from 5:30 a.m. to 11 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 click here.

If you are picking up an offender on her release date, please arrive between the hours of 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.  After that time, the Captain's Office will make arrangements for her transportation.  Please bring your driver’s license and information on the make, model, and license plate of the vehicle that you parked. 

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Video Visitation

Video visitation may be available. Please contact the institution for available video visitation hours and visit www.jpay.com for additional application and fee information.

Approved visitors may visit www.jpay.com for additional information

Visiting

Visitors are limited to only visiting during one session, as specified at the time of reservation.  Half-day visits will be enforced to permit other visiting reservations to be honored. Each visitor is permitted one visit per month. Visiting is limited to a maximum of 5 visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance. Click here for additional information.

Hours

  • Wednesday - Sunday       7:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (Morning Session), 12:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
  • Visitors must be processed in no later than 9:30 a.m. for morning visiting sessions and 2:30 p.m. for afternoon visiting sessions.
  • Each session will count as one visit.
  • Visiting is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and all State Holidays.
  • Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.

  Reservations

  • Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
  • Reservations are accepted 60 days in advance. 
  • Approved visitors may make a reservation by email or phone.  For phone reservations, please call 866-286-0033.  The visiting reservation line is answered daily between the hours of 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. - 4:30 a.m. For email reservations, beginning October 6, 2010, please email - DRC.VisitationORW@odrc.state.oh.us 
  • Please allow 48 hours for a return email confirmation. 
  • Visitors are not permitted to make reservations when arriving or leaving the visiting hall.
  • Each visitor is permitted one reservation per month. 
  • A confirmation number will be given at the time of reservation and must be provided to the visiting officer when arriving for a visit.
  • Visiting is limited to a maximum of 5 visitors per inmate at one time, unless special arrangements have been made in advance. 

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Institutional Information

Date Opened 1916
Total Acreage 257.8
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Staff 504
Population (as of 6/1/16) 2,648

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