Wednesday - Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Session A)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Session B)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Session C)
Visitors must be processed in no later than 1:00 p.m. for Session A, 3:00 p.m. for Session B, and 6:00 p.m. for Session C.
Each visiting session listed above constitutes one visit towards the maximum number of visits allowed per month.
Visiting is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and all State Holidays.
Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.
Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
Reservations are accepted 30 days in advance.
Approved visitors may make a reservation by calling 513-932-9741. The visiting reservation line is answered Wednesday through Sunday between the hours of 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Cancellations must be made no less than 72 hours prior to a scheduled visit.
For general visiting information or to download a visitor application, go to our visiting page.
Video visitation may be available. Please contact the institution for available video visitation hours and visit www.jpay.com for additional application and fee information.
4 PAWS for Abilities: WCI has partnered with 4 PAWS for Abilities to provide socialization and basic training in obedience, manners, and house training to service dogs. The dogs are trained specifically for individuals with physical, mental, and emotional needs. The program provides offenders the opportunity to learn about dog training and care from a certified trainer. In addition, it encourages them to gain a better sense of responsibility and improve social skills. The institution maintains up to 15 dogs at any given time.
Bright Future: The Bright Future Residential Treatment Program is a four month residential treatment program that addresses inmate’s drug and alcohol problems. This is a CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) program which is Reentry and Earned Credit approved. The purpose of the program is:
To provide effective evidence based cognitive behavioral interventions to treat drug abuse and addiction and to prevent relapse for Ohio’s incarcerated felons, including those with co-morbid conditions and/or SAMI.
To reduce tax payer expense and burden to state revenue by providing effective substance abuse treatment that promotes positive change in the offender’s lives. Recovery services programs have demonstrated success at reducing recidivism (source: 2011 CIIC Report). National research regarding recovery service programs shows that such programs result in significant cost savings of approximately $7 or more dollars return for each dollar spent in programming through reductions in recidivism among program completers. South Dakota, for example, showed cost-benefits of prison recovery at $8.43 saved for every $1.00 spent in programs.
Intensive Treatment Program (ITP): The ITP is a residential unit designed to be an intermediate step between RTU level of care and general population for offenders with severe mental illness. ITP offenders do not need RTU level of care, but are determined to be more vulnerable to decompensation or are unable to function in general population without more intensive support. The ITP offers individualized mental health treatment including activity therapy and medication management.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.