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878 Coitsville-Hubbard Road
Youngstown, Ohio 44505
(330) 743-0700; Fax (330) 743-0841
|Total Security Staff||247|
|FY15 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Daily Cost Per Inmate||$161.91|
|Population as of 10/14/15||448|
Our Family Guide provides additional information for inmate family members and loved ones.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
Video visitation is only available for the 4A security level population at OSP.
The hours and days in which you may have your family schedule a visit are listed below and are available to family on the JPay website:
8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Last scheduled visit at 10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Last scheduled visit at 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Last scheduled visit at 6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Last scheduled visit at 9:00 p.m.
Your Visitor must be approved on your visiting list and will need to schedule their visit 4 days in advance. This will allow visiting to document you have a video visit scheduled and contact the block letting Officers know you have a visit scheduled. Visiting Officers will run a list daily and notify the block of those Inmates who have a video visit daily. Block officers have access to JPay visiting to view the list when visiting is out of the office.
The Ohio State Penitentiary 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 Michael Henson at 330-743-0700, ext. 2450 or via email at Michael.Henson@odrc.state.oh.us
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape. Click here for more information.
In 2000, former First Lady Hope Taft approached the Director about establishing a reading room for the children who visited their incarcerated parent at the Pickaway Correctional Institution. This idea spread across the state, and now the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction maintains children’s reading rooms in each prison.
The reading rooms encourage family literacy by providing a pleasant and comfortable setting for both child and incarcerated parent. Each room is stocked with a wide variety of children’s books and has an inmate narrator who reads to the visiting children twice a day. The role of the inmate narrator is to read picture books to the children in much the same manner that children’s hour would be done at a public library.
A variety of arts and craft supplies for the children are also available in most of the rooms. Many of the supplies and books are donated by employees and service organizations.[Back to top]