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.
Please click here to view a virtual tour of Indian River JCF.
As with other DYS facilities, IRJCF 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 IRJCF include the following:
Life Skills Units
Mental Health Units
Staff-Youth Mentoring Program
More information for families, including telephone, commissary, and free transportation to facilities, is available here.
The facility’s volunteer coordinator is Chaplain Keith Neal, and volunteer inquiries can be directed to him at (330) 898-0820 or at Keith.Neal@dys.ohio.gov.