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Department of Youth Services Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility

CJCF
Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility

640 Island Rd./P. O. Box 598 Circleville, OH 43113
Phone: (740) 477-2500 Fax: (740) 420-9816

Larry Goodman, Superintendent

For general inquiries, please call the facility or email  Charlette Matthews at Charlette.Matthews@dys.ohio.gov.

 



About CJCF

The Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility (CJCF) 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.

Please click here to view a virtual tour of CJCF. 

 

As with other DYS facilities, CJCF 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 CJCF include the following:

Adopt-a-Unit

Basketball Fellowship with Circleville Christian University

Bible Bowl

Buckeye Reach

Celebrate Recovery

Community for New Direction

Job Readiness

Family Day Worship

Goodwill Good Guides

Horticulture and Urban Agriculture Program

Kairos Torch

Epiphany Ministry

Missionaries of Sacred Heart

Musical Bands

Project MORE

Programs in Progress

Purpose Driven Life Group

Road Riders for Jesus Motorcycle Ministry

Woodwork Construction Program

 

More information for families, including telephone, commissary, and free transportation to facilities, is available here.

 


Visitation
Visitation times are as follows for approved visitors:
 
Friday - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Sunday - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Directions

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Employment

Click here to view current openings.