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Southeastern Correctional Complex

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Southeastern Correctional Complex Ohio

Southeastern Correctional Complex

Southeastern Correctional Complex is comprised of a main compound located in Lancaster Ohio called Lancaster Unit, and an annex called Hocking Unit that is about 30 miles from the main compound.  Hocking Unit houses approximately 450 inmates and Southeastern Correctional Institution houses around 2,081 inmates of minimum/medium custody.  Inmates are held in open dormitories.  This facility participates in the correctional industries program allowing inmates to work in health tech cleaning supplies.  Additionally, inmates are offered adult basic education and can earn a GED during their incarceration.

Southeastern Correctional Complex offers vocational programs in electrical wiring, building maintenance, farming, custodial work, plumbing, HVAC, recovery operations, and welding.  Religious worship services are made available through the Chaplain's office.  Other programs at this facility include the Harvest program which is a substance abuse treatment and recovery program,and the Intensive Program Prison which is voluntary and not available to all inmates and teaches work skills, education, and programs.  Eligibility for the Intensive Program Prison is determined during reception, and allows the inmate to complete 90 days of incarceration and then places them on post release supervision.

Visiting Hours at Southeastern Correctional Complex:

Anyone wishing to visit an inmate at Lancaster Unit or Hocking Unit of the Southeastern Correctional Complex will need to schedule a reservation in order to visit.  Visits are conducted on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays from 7:30am-3:30pm.  Processing for the morning session ends at 9:45am and processing for the afternoon session ends at 2pm. 

  • You can schedule a visit at least 48 hours in advance by calling 1-866-907-4516 Thursday through Monday from 8:30am-2:30pm
  • You can also schedule a visit by emailing DRC.visitationSCI@odrc.state.oh.us and providing the following information:
    • Name of the inmate and ID number you want to visit
    • Name of everyone who will be attending the visit and their relationship to the inmate.
    • Date of and time of your requested visit.
    • Any additional information or special accommodations you may be requesting
    • Response will take 48 hours
  • This facility also participates in video visitation through JPAY.  You must still be on the inmate's approved visitors list to video visit.  Sign up for video visitation through the JPAY website, a fee is charged for each 30 minute video visit.

 

Physical Address:

Southeastern Correctional Complex
Lancaster Unit
5900 B.I.S. Road
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Southeastern Correctional Complex
Hocking Unit
16759 Snake Hollow Road
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

Telephone:

Lancaster Unit: (740)-653-4324
Hocking Unit: (740)-753-1917

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Southeastern Correctional Complex
Lancaster Unit

5900 B.I.S. Road
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Inmate Name, ID Number
Southeastern Correctional Complex
Hocking Unit

P.O. Box 59
Nelsonville, Ohio 45764