David W. Gray
740-695-5169 (Fax: 740-526-0511)
68518 Bannock Road St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
Belmont 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 Mary Potter at 740-695-5169, ext. 46646 or via email.
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape. Click here for more information.
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Written correspondence to inmates must include the offender’s name and number on the envelope and be addressed to P.O. Box 540 St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.
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The Belmont Correctional Institution maintains two (2) video visiting kiosks in every housing unit. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 7:30-10:30 AM; 12:30-3:30 PM; and 5:00-8:00 PM with one (1) kiosk in each dorm designated as a visitation kiosk. Signs are posted in each unit indicating hours of operation for video visiting & “All electronic communications are subject to monitoring & recording.”
An approved visitor is defined as: a visitor that submitted an application for visitation, processing has been completed, and approval by institutional staff has taken place. Any approved visitor may request a video visit. Approved visitors must create an account and register with JPAY. When family members register to have a video visit, they are prompted by JPAY through a series of steps to achieve their visit. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the time that they are requesting. Approved visitors may visit www.jpay.com for additional information
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This is a 600 hour educational program that takes approximately 6 to 8 months to complete and obtain certificate. The students have the opportunity to prepare for and take the Landscape, Grower and Garden Center Ohio Certified Nursery Technician exams that are offered through the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association. Students that pass one or more of these exams are issued a two year interim certification. They may apply for permanent certification if they obtain employment in the green industry. This BeCI vocational program entails classroom work and is community service approved which permits the students direct on the job training while servicing the community. The offender has the opportunity to meet with community partners, listen to their needs, apply their knowledge, make recommendations, supply a material list and complete the project.