Correctional Reception Center

Correctional Reception Center Ohio

Correctional Reception Center

Physical Address:
Correctional Reception Center
11271 State Route 762
Orient, Ohio 43146

Administrator:  Rhonda R. Richard

(614) 877-2441

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
Correctional Reception Center
P. O. Box 300
Orient, Ohio 43146

Correctional Reception Center Inmate Mail

Inmates are allowed to receive letters and photos (no polaroids, do not send nude or sexually suggestive photos).  Your complete name and address must be written legibly in the return address area of the envelope.  When sending correspondence always include the inmates name and ID number as the mailing address above shows.  Do not mark the envelope or letter in any way.  No stamps, pens or pencils, small trinkets, or jewelry or other items should ever be mailed with the correspondence.  Staples, paperclips, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).

Sending Money to an inmate in Ohio

Family and friends of an inmate may send up to $100 by way of United States Postal Money Order.  The money order must be made payable to the inmates full committed name and identification number and have the senders complete information including signature and return address.  Send completed legible money order to facility at the inmate mailing address provided above for processing.

Click here to read the Ohio Department of Corrections policy on sending money to an inmate.

Visiting an Inmate at Correctional Reception Center

The Ohio department of correction encourages friends and family members of inmates who demonstrate a positive influence to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate in the rehabilitation process, and eventually with his or her reintegration back into society.

You must be on the approved visitation list prior to visiting.

To Fill out a visitors application click here.

If you are bringing a minor or a child to visitation you will need to fill out an authorization form.

Read the visitation regulations here.

Do not bring any tobacco products into the institution, as it is a smoke free environment.  Violators will be subject to possible loss of visitation rights and other sanctions.

Visiting Hours are as follows:
Reception Status Inmates:
Monday - Friday
8:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Visitors cannot be processed into visitation between 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. due to count procedures.
Visitors must be processed in no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be permitted to visit.

The designated day to visit a reception inmate is based on the inmate's institution number, as follows:
Numbers ending in 1 or 2 - Monday
Numbers ending in 3 or 4 - Tuesday
Numbers ending in 5 or 6 - Wednesday
Numbers ending in 7 or 8 - Thursday
Numbers ending in 9 or 0 - Friday

Cadre or Short-Term Inmates:
Saturday - Sunday 8:30 a.m. -3:15 p.m.

Visitors will not be processed into visitation between 9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Visitors must be processed in no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be permitted to visit.

Closed on all State Holidays.
Please contact the institution prior to visiting to ensure the visiting hours have not changed.

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