Visiting Inmates

Visiting Inmates

On-Site visitation will remain suspended for the Hamilton County Justice Center, Reading Road Facility and the Woodburn Facility until further notice due to COVID-19.

The Sheriff’s Office will be restarting visitation for those inmates housed at the Justice Center. Visitation is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, and will be conducted remotely by video visitation.

Friends and family will need to set up an account with Securus at securustech.net to register and schedule visits. Or you can download the Securus Mobile app from either the Apple App Store or Google Play. Once our facility is active on Securus’s site, friends and family will be able to start registering for and scheduling visits. Each inmate is eligible to receive a free 30-minute visit once a week. Visitors may purchase additional 20-minute visits with a maximum of (3) per day; the cost for a visit is $5.99 per visit.

Remote visits will be on Monday-Saturday from 9 AM-8:40 PM, and Sunday from 11 AM – 8:40 PM. All times are subject to change.

Securus Video ConnectSM Information: 1-877-578-3658

Calling from mobile device: 972-734-1111

Calling using landline phone/international: 1-800-844-6591

VISITATION ONLY APPLIES TO THOSE INMATES HOUSED AT THE JUSTICE CENTER. TALBERT HOUSE DOES NOT HAVE VIDEO VISITATION AVAILABLE.

Maximum of four (4) people to visit, including children. We do not limit it to two adults and two children. Visitation can be one adult with three kids, or three adults and one kid, or any combination that equals up to four people. At least one adult must be present.

Visiting Hours & Info

  • On-Site Monday-Friday from 11:00AM to 6:30PM. No On-Site visits on holidays.
  • Off-Site Monday-Saturday from 9:00AM to 8:40PM and Sunday from 11:00AM to 8:40PM.

1617 Reading Road – Visits are limited to 15 minutes.

1st floor
Monday 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 3:00-5:00 p.m.

2nd floor
Tuesday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Sunday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
3rd floor
Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Saturday 6:00-8:00 p.m.

2605 Woodburn Ave. (Turning Point)
Saturday-Sunday 3:30-5:30 p.m. Visits are limited to 15 minutes.


VISITING PROPERTY

Prescription glasses, including glasses for Reading Road and Talbert House can be delivered to the Property Window in the South Building of the Justice Center Monday – Friday 8 am until 3:30 pm excluding holidays.

You must provide a valid photo id when you drop off glasses at the Property Window.  The glasses will be searched.

Court clothes are accepted from 8am-10am the day before court.
If court is on Monday you would drop off the Friday before.
A valid ID is required to drop off clothes, clothes will be sniffed by drug dog.


MAIL AND MONEY ORDERS

All mail and money orders should be addressed to:

INMATE’S NAME AND ID NUMBER
Hamilton County Justice Center
900 Sycamore St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

The inmate’s ID Number must be on all money orders. No checks accepted. All incoming mail will be inspected for contraband.

Money can now be deposited to an inmate’s account using a credit card via the Internet (a processing fee applies). Deposits post immediately to the inmate’s account.

Click here to deposit to Account

Cash and credit-card deposits may be made to an inmate’s account through a kiosk located in the lobby of the north building of the Justice Center. All deposits post immediately to the inmate’s account for use in the commissary. A fee does apply for the use of the kiosk.

The following items are permitted with noted restrictions.

• letters (no plastic, metal, glued, or laminated items and no more than 6 pages from a book or publication)
• money orders and cashiers checks (NO PERSONAL CHECKS and NO CASH)
• New books/magazines mailed from publisher or bookstore (NO hardbound books or publications of a violent or sexual nature, NO MORE THAN 3 BOOKS/MAGAZINES AT ONE TIME)
• plain small greeting cards (no glitter or glued items)
• pictures (5″x7″ or smaller) (no Polaroid, no photo paper, no gang related or sexually suggestive)
• prescription glasses/contacts w/ soft case
• Bible/Qu’ran/Torah (no hardbound)
• Cushioned mailers are NOT accepted.

***ENVELOPES OF ANY TYPE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED

ALL INCOMING MAIL IS INSPECTED. ANY MAIL THAT IS THOUGHT TO BE A SECURITY RISK TO INMATES OR STAFF WILL BE RETURNED TO SENDER AT THE DISCRETION OF SECURITY.