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Chillicothe Correctional Institution (CCI)


Visitors must be processed in no later than 9:30 a.m. for morning sessions (8–11 a.m.) and 1 p.m. for afternoon sessions (noon to 3 p.m.). Visit reservations must be made through the ViaPath portal no earlier than 14 days in advance. Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to confirm hours before visiting. 

Visitors will only be permitted to bring in one car key during a visit. All other items must be left in a locked vehicle. 

Available Programs 


  • Adult Basic Education (ABLE) 
  • Pre-HSE 
  • HSE 
  • High School Options 
  • Transitional Education Program (TEP) 
  • Ashland University 

Advanced Job Training

  • Ashland University 

Apprenticeship Programs

  • Animal Trainer 
  • Laundry Machine Mechanic
  • Assembly Technician
  • Carpenter
  • Construction
  • Craft Laborer
  • Fabricator
  • Furniture Upholsterer
  • Welder
  • Combination - Welder/Welder Fitter
  • Maintenance Repair
  • Machine Operator
  • Machine Setter
  • Material Coordinator
  • Painter
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quality Control Technician

Career Technical

  • Business Operations Service and Support
  • Applied Academics 
  • Food Management and Production Services 
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) 

Education Services

  • Computer Aided Instructional Laboratories (CAIL) 
  • Correctional Education Association (CEA) Tutor Training 
  • Ohio Reentry Connections 
  • Special Education Services 
  • Library Services 
  • Distance Learning Center

Incarcerated Adult Programs

  • Therapeutic Community 
  • D.A.S.H. Animal Rescue 
  • Reintegration Unit 
  • LIFE Program


Chillicothe Correctional Officer of the Year

Michael Strausbaugh