Reservations should be made by emailing the following address. DRC.VisitationRCI2@odrc.state.oh.us.
Information needed to schedule reservations: Adult visitors, full first and last names. (Children under 17 or younger DO NOT GIVE NAME, please just list as minor and bring correct paperwork). Inmate last name and inmate number, what session you are requesting AM or PM (all day if eligible) and the date you are requesting.
Example: Jane Doe + 2 minors to see inmate Doe #A012345 on 4/2/16 for the PM session.
Reservations can also be made by calling 740-774-7050 extension 2202, during the following times. 9:15am to 10:15am and 1:15pm to 2:30pm. THE PHONE WILL ONLY BE ANSWERED ON WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS, AND SUNDAYS. (EXCLUDING ANY HOLIDAY) Due to the high volume of calls… Email is the preferred method.
VISITATION SCHEDULE FOR THE AM SESSION, 7:15AM TO 10:15 AM (ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 9:00AM) FOR THE PM SESSION 11:15PM TO 2:15PM (ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 1:00PM)
Reserve patrons: if you are assisting in Emailing for someone, please notify them of these instructions that pertain to them entering our institution.
Visitation reservations need to be scheduled no later than 7 days in advance, and up to 30 days in advance. Any cancellations should be made 48 hours in advance. Visitation officers will reply back to your Email within 48 hours excluding for Mondays, Tuesdays, and Holidays (visiting is closed those days).To download a visitor application and to see the General visiting instructions, please click here.
For minor children, we need the birth certificate, custody paperwork or Minor authorization entrance form (if required). Visitors without the correct paperwork will not be allowed to visit. For a Minor authorization form click here.
No cash is allowed to be brought into the visit room. Visitors can purchase a vending card, the card can be purchased with a 5 dollar bill only. Once purchased you may load up to 50 dollars on the vending card.
Visitors only need to bring necessary money, minor paperwork and current government issued identification (Driver’s License, State I.D., or Military). If any visitor has implants or surgery (i.e. Hip/Knee, Pace Maker or Pins/Screws, etc.) be advised visitors will need to bring a medical card or documentation from the Physician stating why they will not be able to pass the metal detector every time they visit. All other items need to be left in vehicle or lockers located in the Entry Building (Cell Phones, electronics, excess money or any items not approved to be in the institution).
Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit. Click here for additional information.