Ohio Reformatory for Women

Do you know somebody incarcerated at Ohio Reformatory for Women? Ohio Reformatory for Women is a correctional facility in the Ohio state prison system. This site gives you information about everything one might want to know about Ohio Reformatory for Women,such as: Find an inmate at Ohio Reformatory for Women. How to visit Ohio Reformatory for Women inmates. The prisons’s phone number and address. Sending money and mail. And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Ohio Reformatory for Women
Year Opened: 1916
State: Ohio
County: Union
DOC: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Security Level: Medium, Close, Maximum,Minimum,Death Row
Warden Name: Ginine Trim

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Contact Information

Below is the mailing address and street address for Ohio Reformatory for Women. Use the mailing address if you are sending a package or letter to a prisoner there, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the actual location of Ohio Reformatory for Women.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading further down on this page before you mail a letter or package to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address it, and use the correct protocol for mailing a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct directions, it could not get to the inmate.

Ohio Reformatory for Women
1479 Collins Avenue
Marysville OH, 43040

Street Address / Prison location


Ohio Reformatory for Women
1479 Collins Avenue
Marysville OH, 43040

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number:

Map and Directions

Use the street address if you are going to visit an inmate. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings below if you are going to go to visit someone in prison.

Ohio Reformatory for Women
1479 Collins Avenue
Marysville OH, 43040


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Phone Number

Inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t get to call inmates, however, there are some times when it might be helpful to know the phone number to the facility.

Ohio Reformatory for Women inmates are able to make calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have faxes, so you won’t be able to send a fax to your inmate, but there might be times when it may be useful to know the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

The email address below is the main email address for Ohio Reformatory for Women. You cannot contact inmates at this email address. If you want to find out how to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2944
Total Staff: 461

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate at Ohio Reformatory for Women you must follow an specific procedure to ensure that the email is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then what you sent might not get delivered.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Ohio Reformatory for Women guards do open and read and inspect all incoming general correspondence. Received general mail and packages is able to be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain security or monitor a problem confronting a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you must address a letter or package to a state prisoner at Ohio Reformatory for Women:

Ohio Reformatory for Women
1479 Collins Avenue
Marysville OH, 43040

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was created to provide an account for inmate money and for buying items not issued regularly by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can send money to these Commissary accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send inmates money in the postal service and must send money to this address and follow the steps provided below:

The deposit have to be a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day hold period, and during this period the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that do not have appropriate inmate info if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and checks cannot be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently changed to various correctional facilities in the state, so sometimes you might need to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click the link here to find an Ohio Reformatory for Women inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Ohio state prisons: Ohio State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Ohio Reformatory for Women, make sure you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Ohio Reformatory for Women Visitation Guide

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Ohio prison has its own rules for inmate visitation and these policies get changed often. The rules discussed here may be changed when you are reading this, so you should also check Ohio Reformatory for Women’s official website to find the most up to date visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure each visitor signs the inmate visitors log before they can enter the correctional facility and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Positive picture id of all visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture I.D. is acceptable.

For everything listed below, read the actual correctional facility site because this info changes all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Ohio Reformatory for Women prison records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Ohio Reformatory for Women death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Ohio parole will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information about release procedures for Ohio Reformatory for Women coming soon.

Inmate Programs

The Short Term Offender Unit is designed to service offenders that are newly received into the prison that are serving sentences of 90 days or less. The curriculum for the program was designed to enable the offenders by providing suitable programming that is accelerated to enhance their reentry back into the community. Daily classes on Life Skills, Coping Strategies, Family Services, Health and Wellness, Recovery Issues, Job Readiness, Dressing for Success, Finance Management and other topics make up this comprehensive curriculum for the Short Term Offender program and address the 8 Reentry Domains of education, employment, marital and family, associates and social interaction, substance abuse, community functioning, personal and emotional and attitude.
Therapeutic Community (TC) are long-term (6-12 months) residential Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment programs. The TC approach views AOD abuse as a reflection of chronic deficits in social, vocational, familial, economic, and personality development. The aim of the Therapeutic Community is to promote pro-social behavior, attitudes, and values as a method to attain abstinence from alcohol and other drugs and eliminate antisocial behaviors. The TC’s at ORW and Pickaway are collaborative efforts between the Ohio DR&C and the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.
Mom and Kids Day: The Ohio Reformatory for Women strives to promote family bonding in preparation for family reunification, with this in mind special family oriented events are scheduled twice a year. A Mom and Me Day Camp is scheduled during the summer months and a Mom and Kids Day Holiday event is scheduled in December. These events allow families to come into the institution to spend a day with their loved one with a variety of events, entertainment food and fun. Information is provided in the living units detailing the selection process for these events.

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Prison Life

More information about what life is like at Ohio Reformatory for Women coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section will be posted ASAP.


A photo section coming soon.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Ohio Reformatory for Women
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Ohio Reformatory for Women.

If you have any photos of Ohio Reformatory for Women that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a correctional facility job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Details about Ohio Reformatory for Women inmate family resources will be posted ASAP.


A section with the history of Ohio Reformatory for Women coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Ohio Reformatory for Women inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Ohio State Prisons: Ohio State Prisons

Ohio Reformatory for Women Links

The official website:

Visitation Policy

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Ohio Reformatory for Women

Have you ever spent any time at Ohio Reformatory for Women? Do you know anybody that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If yes, then you should write your review about it. Tell us about your prison experience so that others can find out what to expect.

What to put in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gang activity
  • Prisoner activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated at Ohio Reformatory for Women, post your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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