Circleville Juvenile Correctional Facility

Circleville JCF
Douglas E. Richard, Superintendent
P. O. Box 598
640 Island Road
Circleville, Ohio 43113
(740) 420-9816

For general inquiries, please call the facility or email
Deborah Lynn at Deborah.Lynn@dys.ohio.gov.
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Visitation Information


Visitation times are as follows for approved visitors:

Monday - Friday
Youth With GED Or Diploma: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Youth In School: 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Saturday & Sunday
All Youth: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

All youth are eligible for visitation every day.
Close security youth may receive 3 visitors at a time.
Medium security youth may receive 4 visitors at a time.
Minimum security youth may receive 5 visitors at a time.

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.

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:

  • Anger, Aggression & Violence
  • Ashland College
  • Buckeye Reach
  • Career Tech Training via Career Based Intervention
  • Chop It Up With Chap
  • Epiphany Ministry
  • Faith Ministries Church
  • Family Worship Day
  • Freedom Peace Ministries
  • Graphic Design Program
  • Horticulture Program
  • Kairos Torch
  • Man Up Group
  • Men of Purpose Group
  • Ohio Christian University Gospel Choir
  • Ohio State University Tutoring Program
  • Son Reign Ministries
  • Thinking for a Change
  • Victim Awareness

Volunteer inquiries can be directed to:
Chaplain Curtis Kemp
Circleville JCF Volunteer Coordinator





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