Trumbull Correctional Institution
Trumbull Correctional Institution is a closed custody prison for male inmates that is located in Leavittsburg, Ohio. Operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, this facility has a population of approximately 1,350 inmates.
In addition to the main facility, there is also the Trumbull Correctional Camp (TCC) for minimum-security inmates.
This facility is considered to be the safest, cleanest, and best rated close custody prison for rehabilitating inmates. Violence still occurs at this prison but at a much lower rate then the average for this custody level.
Trumbull Correctional Institution
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Visiting Hours and Rules
Visiting hours for the General Population at TCI are Wednesday through Sunday:
- 7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (morning session, check in by 9 a.m. - visitors must have receive a number by 9 a.m. or they will NOT be processed.
- 12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (afternoon session, check in by 1 p.m. - visitors must receive a number by 1 p.m. or they will NOT be processed.
Closed on all Mondays, Tuesdays, and all state holidays.
Inmates in 3B status may ONLY receive visits on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays during morning session.
Visiting hours for TCC Camp Population (Security Level 1) are on Wednesday through Sunday:
- 7:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (morning session, check In by 9:30 a.m. or visitor will NOT be processed)
- 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (afternoon session, check in by 1:00 p.m. or visitor will NOT be processed)
Each session counts as one inmate visit. Two visits in one day are not permitted on weekends. A-Dorm & B Dorm alternate visiting weekends. Closed on all Mondays, Tuesdays, and state holidays. Camp inmates may receive six visits per month.
Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.
On-line visiting reservations are required for TCC and TCI. Each visitor (including children) must register on-line and receive a visitor ID number. This number will be used for all future reservations. Click here to create an account.
**New applicants will be required to complete an application form (hard copy) and submit it with the supporting documentation. Potential visitors may create an account, however, the review of documentation and unit staff confirmation on-line must occur prior to scheduling visits.
General Population (Security Level 3) & TCC Camp Population (Security Level 1)
- Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
- When making reservations, all visitors scheduled for the visit must be listed on the reservation and be approved visitors on the inmate's list.
- Reservation requests will be accepted no less than 4 days and no more than 30 days in advance of visit.
- Cancellations are accepted 5 days prior to the scheduled visit without penalty. Visitation reservations should be made on-line or will be taken via phone during the hours of 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on visiting days.
- Approved visitors may make a reservation up to 30 days in advance on-line or by calling 330-898-0820 and pressing "1" when prompted to do so.
When making reservations, all visitors being scheduled for the visit must be listed on the reservation and be approved visitors on the inmate's list. Reservation requests will be accepted no less than four days and no more than 30 days in advance of a visit.
Cancellations are accepted five days prior to the scheduled visit to avoid being charged. For visiting questions call 330-898-0820 and press "1" when prompted to do so. All approved visitors are responsible for knowing the inmate's name and number at the time of reservation.
Visiting is limited to a maximum of five visitors per inmate at one time, including walking children over 10 years old, unless special arrangements have been made in advance. Each visiting session counts as a separate visit. Therefore, two visits on the same day shall count as two of the four visits allowed per inmate each month.
Inmates housed in General Population and Security Control status will be permitted weekend visits while inmates in Disciplinary status, LPH status, are not authorized for weekend visitation. Inmates in Disciplinary status are permitted one, two-hour visit per visitor each month, with a maximum of two visitors. No weekends.
Visitors must comply with the general visiting instructions and proper attire upon initial entrance. Wearing inappropriate clothing may result in a visitor not being permitted to visit. Inappropriate clothing includes, but is not limited to:
- See-through clothing of any kind.
- Tops or dresses that expose the midriff or have open backs or open sides (such as any sleeveless clothing such as halter tops, tube tops, cropped tops, tank tops, and muscle shirts).
- Low-cut clothing cut in a manner that exposes the chest.
- Any clothing that inappropriately exposes undergarments.
- Skirts, dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes with the hem or slit above the mid-knee.
- Wrap-around skirts/dresses or break-away type pants.
- Clothing with any gang related markings.
- Clothing with obscene and/or offensive pictures, slogans, language, and/or gestures.
- Form-fitted clothing made from Spandex or Lycra or other similar knit material such as leotards, unitards, bicycle shorts, tight jeans, or tight pants.
- Clothing with inappropriate holes/rips, including shoulder cut-outs.
- No smartwatches or fitness monitors (such as fitbits).
Purses, handbags, and backpacks are not permitted. Diaper bags and infant carriers are allowed, but clear plastic bags are preferred. You may bring:
- A reasonable number of diapers and baby wipes
- Three plastic baby bottles
- Three plastic containers of baby food
- One pacifier
UNDERWIRE BRAS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED. Children ten years and older must comply with the adult dress code. Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
There will not be an opportunity to change to the appropriate attire once the visitor has been turned away for clothing issues. Pullover hoodies, sweatshirts, jackets, and coats are considered outer garments which need to be removed when processing through Bl entrance.
You must have a shirt with sleeves under the outer garments. At the beginning of your visit, all jackets and coats are to be hung on the coat rack located in the visiting room upon arrival.
For a complete list of visiting room rules, click here.
Trumbull Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. Only two video visits may be scheduled in the institution at one time. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the time that they are requesting.
The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; and 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Visits are 30 minutes in duration; however, an additional 30 minutes can be requested if there is no one scheduled immediately after the conclusion of the initial video visit.
Approved visitors must create an account and register with JPay.
Trumbull Correctional Institution
5701 Burnett Road
Leavittsburg, OH 44430
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General Phone Number
Inmate Mailing Address(es)
For inmates at the main facility:
Inmate Name, DOC Number
Trumbull Correctional Institution
PO Box 901
Leavittsburg, OH 44430
For TCC (camp) inmates:
Inmate Name, DOC Number
Trumbull Correctional Institution Camp
PO Box 640
Leavittsburg, OH 44430
You must clearly write your inmate’s name and DOC number on the envelope of all inmate mail. You can find their DOC number by calling Central Inmate Records at 614-752-1076, or you can use the online tool.
JPay Email Option
Please visit JPay for additional information about sending an email to your inmate.
The Inmate Food and Sundry Package Program
Family, friends, and inmates may order food and sundry packages from approved vendors Keefe Group/Access Securepak, Union Supply Direct, and Walkenhorsts. Inmates have access to catalogs, flyers, and order forms for these programs.
How to Call an Inmate
Inmates at Trumbull Correctional Institution do have access to phones, but they can’t receive incoming calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Ohio, please click here.
How to Send Money
If you are an approved visitor, you can send money to your inmate at Trumbull Correctional Institution through JPay or the ConnectNetwork.
- MAIL - You can make deposits by U.S. Mail through JPay by sending a money order. Each money order must be accompanied by the Money Order Deposit form, found on the JPay Website and a copy of your driver's license (or state ID or passport). This will be used to match your name to the visiting list. The name on the money order must exactly match:
- the name on the driver's license, state ID, or passport; AND
- the name and date of birth used to register as a visitor with DRC
- Money orders may not exceed $200, unless approved in advance by the institution Warden.
- You will not be able to send any letters to the inmate with the money order. Any letters sent to inmates with the money order will be discarded.
- Please visit the JPay website for additional information.
- ONLINE - Send money through the ConnectNetwork website using credit or debit cards. OffenderConnect charges a transaction fee for using this service.
- TELEPHONE - Call 1-888-988-4PMT (4768), reference Site ID 86 when prompted by the automated attendant. Deposits can be made through the toll-free number using credit or debit cards. There is a transaction fee for using this service.
Programs For Inmates
Recovery Services at Trumbull
In accordance with the Mission and Goals of the Recovery Services Department of Trumbull Correctional Institution and the Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services, the mission is to provide the clients they serve with alcohol and other drug addiction services which are both evidence based & designed to replace unproductive, negative thinking and behavioral patterns with more productive and pro-social actions. In addition, Recovery Services clients will be provided with effective tools and resources for creating and maintaining a pro-social and drug-free lifestyle that will aid in their reentry process.
The Recovery Services Department programs:
- Weekly AA/NA group meetings – To promote a message of recovery by sharing experiences, strength, and hope in order to remain clean and sober.
- Brief Intervention Program – Participants will learn skills necessary to assist in their effort to make positive changes to their criminogenic thoughts/behaviors and patterns of substance use.
- Treatment Readiness Program – Participants will learn positive attitudes, and expectations necessary for recovery, and successful lifestyle change.
- Intensive Outpatient Program – Participants will explore the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to challenge their substance use/criminal lifestyle, and engage them in a process of lifestyle change.
- Recovery Maintenance Program – Participants will receive continued assistance to strengthen their recovery, and increase resources to support their efforts to maintain an alcohol and/or other drug free lifestyle.
- Continuing Care – Participants will receive continued experiences, accountability, and support which encourage healthy and productive lives without the use of alcohol and/or other drugs.
- Substance Abuse Psycho-educational Groups – Participants are challenged to reflect upon their problematic choices and start the process of making positive life changes.
- Outpatient Counseling Services (as needed)
- Recovery Oriented Support Services (e.g. Family Support Person Day, Dual Diagnosis, etc.)
Trumbull Correctional institution has implemented various programs and activities to promote sustainability in the facility. The newest program, Aquaponics, is the combination of aquaculture (raising fish) and hydroponics (the soil-less growing of plants) that grows fish and plants together in one integrated system. The plants are fed by the cycled water and the starter plants are placed in the gardens. Food waste is composted into the garden and contributes nutrients for the worms in the Vermiculture program. These worms produce worm tea, and castings (liquid & solid fertilizer) used in the gardens and flower beds. Just this past year the garden provided 8,152 pounds of fresh produce to community food banks.
Rain water collected in barrels was used to supplement watering of the crops. The Bee program located at Trumbull Correctional Camp had produced 120 lbs. of Honey while teaching offenders the importance of bees in the food cycle. In addition to the gardening, aquaponics and the bee programs, Roots of Success, an environmental literacy program, was implemented at TCI in 2014.
The program educates participants including areas of water conservation, waste and agriculture preparing them for “green jobs”. TCI sorts institution waste for recycling and prevention of unnecessary trash being sent to the landfill. An electronic device repair program also limits the amount of electronic items entering the landfill by recycling parts and repairing them.
- Free Indeed
- World Cultural Organization
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
- United Purpose
- Bridge Mentorship
Once per quarter, a family worship service is held by the institution Chaplain. This service allows pre-screened inmates to attend a non-denominational service with family and friends from their approved visiting list. Services are available at both the camp and main compound.
Music with a Purpose
This program provides inmates the opportunity to enroll in musical classes that teach musical theory, musical application, and how to properly use musical instruments and vocal classes. After the inmates complete their classes, they are provided the opportunity to audition for one of the fourteen bands that are organized through the Recreation Department. This program allows the inmates to perform musical selections in a concert setting for family members, friends, and staff members.
The Wellness Unit is a housing unit with a mission of providing a community environment that has a holistic approach to health and is conducive to personal growth and a healthy lifestyle offenders who live in the Wellness Unit must adhere to behavior criteria and attend at least 24 hours of programming each week in addition to their education and work requirements. In-housing programs include religious services, recovery services, mental wellness along with health and fitness while encompassing the mind body and soul of each participant.
Restorative Justice Unit
This Housing unit is specifically designed for inmates to participate in giving back to the community. They donate time and talent by completing community service projects that are then donated to those in need. The inmates are required to sign an agreement prior to entering the program. The participants also maintain a daily journal and participate in programming such as Victim Awareness, Moral Reasoning, and art classes.
Certified Electronics Technician Program
Certified Electronics Technician (CET) is a one year inmate led program teaching inmates the ins and outs of electronics. The class is taught by a technologically talented & certified inmate who takes pride in passing his knowledge to others. The instruction occurs in a classroom but the unique part is the experience gained by working with the electronics. The students assist in the electronic shop in the mornings. The shop offers repair services to the general population at no cost to the inmates. The program began in the year 2013 and also promotes recycling by repairing items that would otherwise be sent to a landfill. Just as important, is it teaches inmates valuable and employable skills.
The reading rooms encourage family literacy by providing a pleasant and comfortable setting for both child and incarcerated parent. Each room is stocked with a wide variety of children’s books and has an inmate narrator who reads to the visiting children twice a day.
The Offender Network for Employment to STOP Recidivism (O.N.E.-STOP) is a collaboration between ODRC, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, and local workforce development partners. The O.N.E.-STOP shop is located within the prison to offer reentry planning, educational workshops, and Ohio Reentry Connections resources. The institution O.N.E.-STOP shop was designed to assist offenders in seeking employment prior to release, along with training, and support services: with the goal of helping to reduce recidivism.
The New Roots program is a concept that was developed to prepare higher security level offenders for reentry into the community. This process begins 12 months prior to an offender’s release and continues throughout the remainder of their sentence. The New Roots process will include development of Transitional Skills, WorkShops, Cognitive Programming, family reintegration along with community and mentoring support. The development of transitional skills is to ease their transition from incarceration to life in the community. This part of the program consists of 9-weekly sessions that focus on a variety of topics to assist the offender and develop individual abilities. Workshops will promote their knowledge and use of services which include the Ohio Benefit Bank, Child Support, BMV, Job Skills, Veteran Services, and Financial Planning.
- Garden Vegetables Grown for Community Agencies
- Hats for Homeless
- Sewn Teddy Bears
- Knitting Blankets
- Train and Board Dogs for Adoption
- Worm Farming
- Card and Bead Making
- Fence Painting
- Fill Easter Eggs
- Build Dog Houses
- Grow Pumpkins for Jefferson School
- Honey Bees
- Walker Totes for Elderly
- Built Heavy Duty Bunk Beds
- Built Lockers for High School Athletics
- Inmate Speak-outs
- Pallet Program
- Holiday Tree Decorations
- Adult Basic Education (ABLE)
- High School Equivalency (GED)
- High School Options
The Western Reserve School operates inside the Trumbull Correctional Institution and Trumbull Correctional Camp. This school offers GED, High School Options, Pre-GED and Adult Basic Education. All classes are taught by teachers licensed by the Ohio Department of Education.
- Computer Aided Instructional Laboratories (CAIL)
- Correctional Education Association (CEA) Tutor Training
- Distance Learning Center
- Library Services
- Literacy Unit
- Ohio Reentry Connections
- Special Education Services
- Title One Services
- WebXam Online Assessment
- Electronics / Computer Repair - Camp
- Food Management and Production Services
- Alteration Tailor
- Animal Trainer
- Assembly Technician
- Carpenter, Maintenance
- HVAC Installer/Service
- Healthcare Sanitary Technician
- Landscape Management Technician
- Maintenance Repairer, Building
- Material Coordinator
- Recovery Operator
- Sheet Metal Worker
- Pallet Program
Advanced Job Training
- Youngstown State University
Reentry Approved Programs
- Thinking for a Change
- Responsible Family Life Skills
- Inside Out Dad
- Cage Your Rage
- Victim Awareness
Pictures of Trumbull Correctional Institution
Careers at Trumbull Correctional Institution
If you are interested in a career with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections — and would like to apply for a job at the Trumbull Correctional Institution — you can find out more information about available jobs by clicking here.