Toledo Correctional Institution

Warden

John Coleman

Phone

419-726-7977 (Fax: 419-726-7157)

Address

2001 East Central Avenue Toledo, OH 43608

Volunteers in Prison

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 Chad Cooper at 419-726-7977, ext. 62204 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 PO Box 80033 Toledo, OH 43608.

Inmate Funds

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 click here.

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Video Visitation

The Toledo Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit.  The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 

  • Morning visits are permitted between the hours of 8:00 am and 10:30 pm.
  • Afternoon visits are permitted between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:30pm.

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.

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

Visiting

Effective August 1st 2017

You are Subject to Search while on State Grounds.  

Please read all posted rules and regulations.  If you have any questions, ask!  

Failure to adhere to any posted rules or regulations WILL RESULT IN TERMINATION OF YOUR VISIT AND CAN RESULT IN FUTURE VISITING RESTRICTIONS.

The following attire will NOT be permitted per the ODRC inmate visitation policy 79-VIS-01.

o   No form-fitted clothing of any kind (jeans, khakis, casual, skirts, dresses, shirt, blouse, turtleneck, etc.); clothing must be loose fitting.

o   No form-fitted attire made from spandex, lycra or any similar knit material (such as leotards, unitards (body suits), bicycle shorts, yoga, leggings or jeggings).

o   No attire with inappropriate holes, rips, openings or see-through of any kind (lace, transparent, sheer, etc.).

o   No tops or dresses that expose the midriff or have open backs and/or sides (such as sleeveless attire, halter tops, tube tops, low cut tops, cropped tops, tank tops, shoulder cut-outs, strapless or “spaghetti straps” and muscle shirts).

o   No low-cut attire that exposes the chest, back, thighs, any large amount of flesh or exposed undergarments.

o   No watches

o   No infant seats

All attire worn upon entry into the facility must be worn throughout the duration of the visit, with the exception of appropriate outerwear such as a coat and gloves.

Appropriate undergarments must be worn (i.e., bra, slip, and underwear).

o   No additional attire is permitted to be carried into the facility (no doubling up on attire).

o   Purses, handbags, backpacks, or similar items are not permitted. Infant carriers are permitted, but are subject to search procedures.  Diaper bags or clear plastic bags preferably in place of diaper bags.  Diaper bags may include:

o   A reasonable number of diapers and baby wipes

o   Plastic baby bottles and plastic containers of baby food (3 of each)

o   One pacifier

o   All visitors are subject to clear the metal detector. The following items often prevent clearance of the metal detector:

o   Hairpins

o   Bras with metal underwire

o   Certain boots and shoes

o   Attire with multiple zippers

o   Excessive jewelry

Inappropriate attire includes but is not limited to:

§  Any attire including low-cut that exposes the chest, back, thighs, any large amount of flesh or inappropriate exposed undergarments are prohibited.

§  No attire with inappropriate holes, rips, openings or see-through attire of any kind (lace, transparent, sheer, etc.). 

o   Tops or dresses that expose the midriff or have open backs and/or sides (such as sleeveless attire, halter tops, tube tops, low cut tops, cropped tops, tank tops, shoulder cut-outs, strapless or “spaghetti straps” and muscle shirts).

o   Skirt, dresses, shorts, skorts or culottes with the hem or slit above the mid-knee, no wrap around skirts/dresses or break-away type pants.

o   Attire displaying gang related provocative marking, obscene, offensive derogatory language, slogans, drawings; and/or promoting illegal activity.

o   Form-fitted attire made from spandex, lycra or any similar knit material such as leotards, unitards (body suites), bicycle shorts, leggings or jeggings.

o   Form-fitted bottoms or tops (jeans, khakis, casual, skirts, dresses, shirt, blouse, turtleneck, etc.).

o   No Sleepwear of any kind including slippers.

o   No hats, headbands, scarves, metal hair pins, bandanas or hoods. Exception: religious headwear may be worn but must be removed for security inspection prior to entering the visiting room.

o   Only closed-toe shoes are permitted, no sandals or flip-flops.

You are URGED to use the Restrooms while waiting in Main Entry to be processed.

 

ONE (1) Closed Mouth Kiss will be permitted at the END of the visit. FAILURE to comply will result in IMMEDIATE termination of the visit and may result in visiting restriction!

 

ALL Food Items will be emptied on to paper plates provided in Visitation.  This includes all candy.

All Cold Beverages shall be poured into INDIVIDUAL CLEAR 24 OZ plastic cups.

No Sharing - No Exceptions

Coffee and warm beverages will be poured in to Styrofoam cups.

Visiting Hours: Seven days a week. Monday - Friday, first come first serve (no reservations taken); Saturday and Sunday reservations are available. Closed on 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 following prompt 1, (ext 62258) or email at drc.visitationtoci@odrc.state.oh.us

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.

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Institutional Information

Date Opened 2000
Total Acreage 45.24
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Staff 409
Population (as of 6/1/16) 1,208

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