The ohio reformatory for women also was designed to house up to 500 level ii mental health offenders as well. This facility serves as the primary correctional facility for females in the state and acts as the reception center for females entering the correctional system.
About ohio reformatory for women.
Ohio state reformatory for women. The facility is located at the following address. The ohio state reformatory in mansfield ohio offers attractions and events for everyone. The ohio reformatory for women is committed to recruiting dedicated and resourceful volunteers to assist in reentry efforts by providing services to offenders.
The housing situation here at the ohio reformatory for women consists of 10 open dormitory style units. Tour the reformatory relive the shawshank redemption encounter the paranormal and more. This facility serves as the primary correctional facility for females in the state and acts as the reception center for females entering the correctional system.
Prior to its opening women were incarcerated in the ohio state penitentiary. The ohio reformatory for women was opened in marysville september 1 1916 with a total population of 34 inmates. It opened in september 1916 when 34 female inmates were transferred from the ohio penitentiary in columbus.
The ohio reformatory for women orw is a state prison for women owned and operated by the ohio department of rehabilitation and correction in marysville ohio. Ohio reformatory for women ohio reformatory for women is located in marysville ohio. The ohio reformatory for women contains both male and female offenders of different levels of custody.
2204 or via email. However the ohio reformatory for women also has a segregation unit that comes equipped with single person cells as well. 1479 collins avenue marysville oh 43040.
In 1911 the ohio general assembly authorized the establishment of a separate women s penal institution. Ohio reformatory for women is located in marysville ohio. The ohio state reformatory osr also known as the mansfield reformatory is a historic prison located in mansfield ohio in the united states it was built between 1886 and 1910 and remained in operation until 1990 when a united states federal court ruling the boyd consent decree ordered the facility to be closed.
For additional information on these opportunities or the application process please co ntact clara golding kent at 937 642 1065 ext. The ohio reformatory for women is a closed custody state facility. If you have any questions about the prison or the inmates in the prison you can call them at 937 642 1065.
The levels of custody at the ohio reformatory for women encompass minimum security all the way to maximum and death row. The capacity of ohio reformatory for women is 2 956 inmates. The ohio penitentiary also known as the ohio state penitentiary was a prison operated from 1834 to 1984 in downtown columbus ohio in what is now known as the arena district the state had built a small prison in columbus in 1813 but as the state s population grew the earlier facility was not able to handle the number of prisoners sent to it by the courts.