Inmates may order and receive food and sundry packages from vendors approved by the Director or designee. Keefe Group/Access Securepak and Union Supply Direct are approved vendors authorized to provide food and sundry packages to inmates housed in Ohio prisons.
Food and Sundry packages for inmates are required to be ordered through Keefe Group/Access Securepak and/or Union Supply Direct. Inmates have access to catalogs, flyers, and order forms for the programs at the institutions.
Family members, friends and others (regardless of their inclusion on the inmate’s approved visitation list) may order food and/or sundry packages, subject to the limitations of AR 5120-9-33, from the approved vendor or vendors, for the benefit of a designated inmate.
Food and sundry packages are permitted to be sent to Level 1, 2, 3, 4A, and Death Row inmates. However, there are limitations to the number of packages that may be sent.
Level 4B and 5 inmates, non-cadre inmates assigned to a reception center, inmates assigned to intensive prison programs, and short-time offenders serving less than 90 days assigned to the Correctional Reception Center (CRC), Lorain Correctional Institution (LorCI) or the Ohio Reformatory for Women (ORW) may not receive packages. Similarly, inmates temporarily assigned to a medical center, sent to outside hospitals, or assigned to disciplinary control or local control are not eligible to receive packages.
Inmates (patients) assigned long term at the Franklin Medical Center (FMC) and Pickaway Correctional Institution’s (PCI) Frazier Health Center may receive packages with the approval of the Managing Officer.
Institutions provide inmates with a list of items they may receive. The list may vary from prison to prison. It is the responsibility of the inmate to provide family members, friends, and others with the list and the proper mailing guidelines.
Date Opened 1990
Total Acreage 111
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Security Staff 252
Total Staff 399
FY13 GRF Budget
(subject to monthly review and adjustment)
Daily Cost Per Inmate $64.51
Population as of 03/14 1,423
Black Inmates 540
White Inmates 719
Other Inmates 54
Escapes/Walkways 2013 0
No time limit unless space availability is limited.