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Indian River JCF


The Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility (IRJCF) serves male youth. The facility is accredited by the American Correctional Association and provides a variety of services and treatment for youth including a fully accredited high school, behavioral health services, unit management, medical and dental care, recreation, religious services, community service opportunities and reentry services.

As with other DYS facilities, IRJCF offers substance abuse programming, victim awareness, sex offender programming, Freedom Schools, and gang interventions. Treatment targets a variety of issues including conduct disorders, anger, aggression, violence, depression, anxiety, self-injury, sleep disturbances, and more. Unique programs at IRJCF include the following:

  • Special Living Units
  • Parenting Programs
  • Staff-Youth Mentoring Program

Visitation Information 

Please note that in-person visitation has been modified due to COVID-19. Read more on the Visitation Page to get the most updated information. 

Each youth is allowed visits during any of the scheduled visitation times:

  • Monday through Friday:
    • 9:00 Am - 12:00 PM   Graduate Youth Only
    • 5:30 PM -  8:30 PM   All Youth
  • Saturday & Sunday:
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM   All Youth
    • 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM   All Youth

During intercession, all youth will be permitted to receive visits during the following periods:

  • Monday through Friday:
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Read more information about visitation in Additional Resources.

Volunteer Inquiries

Volunteer inquiries can be directed to:

Chaplain Kimberly Dove, Indian River JCF Volunteer Coordinator

Tel: (330) 837-4211

Email: Kimberly.Dove@dys.ohio.gov