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P. O. Box 23658
1990 Harmon Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43223
(614) 445-5960; Fax (614) 445-7040
|Total Security Staff||382|
|FY 15 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Population as of 04/01/2016||648|
|Security Levels||1 -
Death Row -
FMC Zone A and B is by reservation only. The following is the information needed to schedule visits:
Phone: 614-445-5960 and the following prompt: for visiting press #5
Mail: Franklin Medical Center
P. O. Box 23658
1990 Harmon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43223
Effective July 10, 2016, the visiting procedures and hours at the Franklin Medical Center Zone A will be as follows:
1. Each inmate will be allowed a maximum of 4 visits per month.
Each inmate’s approved visitor will be allowed to schedule
only two visits
per month (once the maximum of 4 is reached, no other visits
will be scheduled for the month).
3. Cancellation of visits must be done within 72 hours prior to the scheduled visit.
Two (2) no shows for scheduled visits will result in
forfeiture of scheduling for 30 days.
5. All scheduled visits will count as one visit toward the 4 monthly visits (all day visits will count as two (2) visits).
Morning session 7:00am – 10:00am (visitors must arrive no later than 9:00am to be permitted in for this session).
Afternoon Session 11:00am – 2:00pm (visitors must arrive no later than 1:00pm to be permitted in for this session).
Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
The Franklin Medical Center is equipped with video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 8:30 AM-10:00AM; 11:30AM – 3:30PM; and 5:30PM – 8:30PM and days are Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visits are 30 minutes in duration; however, an additional 30 minutes can be requested if there is no one scheduled at the same kiosk immediately after the conclusion of the initial video visit.
Only approved visitors are permitted to schedule video visits.
Individuals must verify with the respective offender
their visiting status. Once approved, individuals may
contact JPay to create an account. JPay will then give
instructions on how to proceed in setting up the video
visit. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24
hours in advance of the time that they are
requested. Visiting is a privilege we want all to enjoy and
the expectation is that all institutional rules that apply
to in-house visits will apply to video visits. The
institution does have the ability to monitor all video
www.jpay.com for additional application and fee
Visit www.jpay.com for additional application and fee information.
Information on inmate telephone service and access is located at Offender Phone Services.
A kiosk is available in the front entry building of the institution (Zone A). 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 visit http://www.drc.ohio.gov/web/inmate_funds.htm.
Information on written correspondence may be found at Offender Mail and Packages.
The Franklin Medical Center 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 Victoria Hubbard at 614-445-5960, ext. 2019 or via email at Victoria.Hubbard@odrc.state.oh.us
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