The Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility (IRJCF) 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.
As with other DYS facilities, IRJCF offers substance abuse programming, victim awareness, sex offender programming, 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 IRJCF include the following:
Life Skills Units
Mental Health Units
Staff-Youth Mentoring Program
The facility’s volunteer coordinator is Chaplain Bryan Glover, and volunteer inquiries can be directed to him at (330) 837-4211 or at Brian.Glover@dys.ohio.gov.
More information for families, including telephone, commissary, and free transportation to facilities, is available here.