Visitation is available Wednesday through Sunday with sessions from 12:30pm - 3:30pm (must arrive by 2pm) and 4:30pm - 7:30pm (must arrive by 6pm). First time visitors must complete an orientation session which begins promptly at 12pm for the first session and 4pm for the second session. Please have documents ready for visitation (custody paperwork, birth certificate, authorization of minor child form, etc.) or the visitor will not be permitted entrance into visitation.
To schedule a visiting reservation, email DRC.VisitationDCI@odrc.state.oh.us.
Reservations are required at least seven days prior to the visit and up to 30 days in advance.
Approved visitors should make a reservation by emailing DRC.VisitationDCI@odrc.state.oh.us. Any cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or the visit will be counted as a visit for the month.
Example of Visitation Reservation Request:
· Jane Doe +2 minors (Approved visitors First and Last Name, please put +minor for kids 17 and under)
· Doe #12345 (Inmates Last Name and Inmate Number)
· 4/1/2016 (Date that you are wanting to schedule the visit on)
· 12:30 session (Session you want to visit – we have 12:30-3:30 and 4:30-7:30 sessions)
Information Needed to Schedule:
In the reservation email request, please provide: adult visitor(s) full first and last names; for children age 17 and younger, please do not give name, just list as a minor child and bring correct paperwork; inmate last name and inmate number; date and session you want to reserve. Example: Jane Doe +2 minors to see inmate Doe, #A111-111 on 4/15/16, at 12:30pm.
DCI-Specific Visiting Information:
Visitors will be allowed to bring in $20 on their visit. Vending machines only accept $5, $1, quarters, dimes and nickles. Be advised that officers in visitation do not have change, so bring the necessary funds. In case of money lost in vending machines, contact AVI at 937-878-8727. Visitors only need to bring necessary money, minor paperwork and current government issued identification (driver's license, state ID, military or Passport). All other items need to be left in vehicle or lockers located in the Entry Building (cell phones, electronics, excess money or items not approved to be in the institution).
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