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Trumbull Correctional Institution


Brandeshawn Harris


330-898-0820 (Fax: 330-898-0848)


5701 Burnett Road Leavittsburg, OH 44430

Volunteers in Prison

Trumbull 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 Alexander Kostenko at 330-898-0820, ext. 7304 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.


Written correspondence to inmates must include the inmate's name and number on the envelope and be addressed to PO Box 901 Leavittsburg, OH 44430. Mail for TCC (camp) inmates use PO Box 640.

Inmate Funds

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Video Visitation

Trumbull Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. Only two video visits may be scheduled in the institution at one time. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the time that they are requesting. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 7:00AM – 10:00 AM; 11:30AM - 3:00PM; and 4:30PM – 8:30PM. Visits are 30 minutes in duration; however, an additional 30 minutes can be requested if there is no one scheduled immediately after the conclusion of the initial video visit.

An approved visitor is defined as: a visitor that submitted an application for visitation, processing has been completed, and approval by institutional staff 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.

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



For DRC information and visitation guidelines go to https://www.drc.ohio.gov/visiting

To view Trumbull Correctional Insitution's full visitation guidelines, please click here.

Visitors must comply with the general visiting instructions and proper attire upon initial entrance. Wearing inappropriate clothing may result in a visitor not being permitted to visit.

On-line visiting reservations are now required for TCC and TCI.   Each visitor (including children) must register on-line and receive a visitor ID number.  This number will be used for all future reservations. Click here to create an account (https://ohdoc.gtlvisitme.com)


**Visitors currently approved must create an account, then unit staff will be notified to confirm it in the system (up to 5 business days). Once it is confirmed, reservations may be scheduled via internet.

**New applicants will be required to complete an application form (hard copy) and submit it with the supporting documentation.  Potential visitors may create an account however, the review of documentation and unit staff confirmation on-line must occur prior to scheduling visits.  

Visiting is limited to a maximum of five visitors per inmate at one time, including walking children over 10 years old, unless special arrangements have been made in advance. Each visiting session counts as a separate visit.  Therefore, two visits on the same day shall count as two of the four visits allowed per inmate each month. Inmates housed in General Population and Security Control status will be permitted weekend visits, while inmates in Disciplinary status, LPH status are not authorized for weekend visitation. Inmates in Disciplinary status are permitted one, two-hour visit per visitor each month, with a maximum of two visitors.  No weekends. Click here for additional information.

 Reservations - General Population (Security Level 3) & TCC Camp Population (Security Level 1)

§  Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.

§  When making reservations, all visitors scheduled for the visit must be listed on the reservation and be approved visitors on the inmate's list.

§  Reservation requests will be accepted no less than 4 days and no more than 30 days in advance of visit.

§  Cancellations are accepted 5 days prior to the scheduled visit without penalty.  Visitation reservations should be made on-line or will be taken via phone during the hours of 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on visiting days.

§  Approved visitors may make a reservation up to 30 days in advance on-line or by calling 330-898-0820 and pressing "1" when prompted to do so.

Hours - General Population

§  Wednesday through Sunday:

§  7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (morning session, check in by 9 a.m. - visitors must have receive a number by 9 a.m. or they will NOT be processed.

§  12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (afternoon session, check in by 1 p.m. - visitors must receive a number by 1 p.m. or they will NOT be processed.

§  Closed on all Mondays, Tuesdays, and all state holidays.

§  Inmates in 3B status may ONLY receive visits on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays during morning session.

§  Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.

TCC Camp Population (Security Level 1)

§  Wednesday through Sunday

§  Camp inmates may receive 6 visits per month.

§  7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (morning session, check In by 9:30 a.m. or visitor will NOT be processed)

§  11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (afternoon session, check in by 1:00 p.m. or visitor will NOT be processed)

§  Each session counts as one inmate visit. Two visits in one day are not permitted on weekends

§  A-Dorm & B Dorm alternate visiting weekends

§  Closed on all Mondays, Tuesdays, and state holidays

§  Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.

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Student Internships at TCI?

Are you interested in becoming a student intern at Trumbull Correctional?

General Internship Requests:

An intern for the purpose of this Department is defined as a college or university student participating in a short-term, supervised educational work experience which produces a mutually beneficial work product.

Student Eligibility:


The student must at least eighteen (18) years of age and currently enrolled in a college or university accredited by the Ohio Board of Regents; outside of Ohio must be accredited by one (1) of the six (6) regional accrediting agencies;  must not be on any form of probation, parole or released from supervision within six months. 

The first step is to submit a letter of approval from their academic or college advisor outlining the purpose, length and number of hours required for the internship.  

Once the approval letter is received, complete an Intern application and release of information to have a background completed.  For general non-clinical internships, the student may print a Volunteer/ Intern application on http://www.drc.ohio.gov/volunteers.  Completed applications may be sent to TCI Internship Coordinator / Unit Management Chief. 

Clinical Internship Requests:

The Bureau of Behavioral Health Services (BOBHS) has internships for students pursuing degrees in psychology, social work, and counseling. All requests for internship positions in the BOBHS can be submitted electronically by visiting http://www.drc.ohio.gov/internships. For additional information please contact the BOBHS Training and Education Manager at 614-728-1645.   

The Bureau of Medical Services (BOMS) has such specialized internships for students: physician, physician assistant, nursing as a licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, Bachelor degree, Master of Nursing degree, Doctoral of Nursing degree, medical assistant, phlebotomist, dietician, and dietary technician. All requests for internship positions in the BOMS shall be made directly to the BOMS Medical Education Manager at 614-752-1707.

Additional Information


In accordance with the Mission and Goals of the Recovery Services Department of Trumbull Correctional Institution and the Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services, our department’s primary mission is to provide the clients we serve with alcohol and other drug addiction services which are both evidence based & designed to replace unproductive, negative thinking and behavioral patterns with more productive and pro-social actions.  In addition, Recovery Services clients will be provided with effective tools and resources for creating and maintaining a pro-social and drug-free lifestyle that will aid in their reentry process. 

The Recovery Services Department programs:

  • Weekly AA/NA group meetings – To promote a message of recovery by sharing experiences, strength, and hope in order to remain clean and sober.
  • Brief Intervention Program – Participants will learn skills necessary to assist in their effort to make positive changes to their criminogenic thoughts/behaviors and patterns of substance use.
  • Treatment Readiness Program – Participants will learn positive attitudes, and expectations necessary for recovery, and successful lifestyle change.
  • Intensive Outpatient Program – Participants will explore the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to challenge their substance use/criminal lifestyle, and engage them a process of lifestyle change.
  • Recovery Maintenance Program – Participants will receive continued assistance to strengthen their recovery, and increase resources to support their efforts to maintain an alcohol and/or other drug free lifestyle.
  • Continuing Care – Participants will receive continued experiences, accountability, and support which encourage healthy and productive lives without the use of alcohol and/or other drugs.
  • Substance Abuse Psycho-educational Groups – Participants are challenged to reflect upon their problematic choices and start the process of making positive life changes.
  • Outpatient Counseling Services (as needed)
  • Recovery Oriented Support Services (e.g. Family Support Person Day, Dual Diagnosis, etc.)


Trumbull Correctional institution has implemented various programs and activities to promote sustainability in the facility. The newest program, Aquaponics, is the combination of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (the soil-less growing of plants) that grows fish and plants together in one integrated system.   The plants are fed by the cycled water and the starter plants are placed in the gardens.  Food waste is composted into the garden and contributes nutrients for the worms in the Vermiculture program.  These worms produce worm tea, and castings (liquid & solid fertilizer) used in the gardens and flower beds. Just this past year the garden provided 8,152 pounds of fresh produce to community food banks.  Rain water collected in barrels was used to supplement watering of the crops. The Bee program located at Trumbull Correctional Camp had produced 120 lbs. of Honey while teaching offenders the importance of bees in the food cycle. In addition to the gardening, aquaponics and the bee programs, Roots of Success, an environmental literacy program, was implemented at TCI in 2014.  The program educates participants including areas of water conservation, waste and agriculture preparing them for “green jobs”. TCI sorts institution waste for recycling and prevention of unnecessary trash being sent to the land fill.  An electronic device repair program aslo limits the amount of electronic items entering the land fill by recycling parts and repairing them.     

Inmate Groups

  • Free Indeed
  • World Cultural Organization
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Links
  • Toastmasters
  • United Purpose
  • Veterans
  • WordMaters
  • Bridge Mentorship

Institutional Information

Date Opened 1992
Total Acreage 130
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Staff 353
Population (as of 4/2/19) 1,369

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