Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility

Indian River JCF
Jim Darnell, Superintendent
2775 Indian River Road, S.W.
Massillon, Ohio 44646
(330) 837-4740

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


Each youth is allowed visits during any of the scheduled visitation times:

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Graduate Youth Only
5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM    All Youth

Saturday & Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    All Youth
1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM    All Youth

During intercession, all youth will be permitted to receive visits during the following periods:
Monday through Friday:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Monday through Friday:  5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM

About IRJCF 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, 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
  • Parenting Programs
  • Staff-Youth Mentoring Program

Volunteer inquiries can be directed to:
Chaplain Keith Neal
Indian River JCF Volunteer Coordinator





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