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P. O. Box 1812
670 Marion-Williamsport Road
Marion, Ohio 43302
(740) 387-7040; Fax (740) 387-5575
|Total Security Staff||248|
|FY 15 GRF Budget
|(subject to monthly review and adjustment)|
|Daily Cost Per Inmate||$42.50|
|Population as of 04/01/2016||2,739|
Visiting Room Reservations
P. O. Box 1812
Marion, OH 43302-1812
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
Information on inmate telephone service and access is located at Offender Phone Services.
Information on written correspondence may be found at Offender Mail and Packages.
North Central Correctional Complex 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 Carol Hively at 740-387-7040, ext. 2009 or by email at Carol.Hively@mtctrains.com.
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape. Click here for more information.
Many institutions participate in fostering and training abandoned dogs for adoption.
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]