Eastern Ohio Correction Center (EOCC)

Regional Facility

Last Updated: February 12, 2024
470 SR 43, Wintersville, OH 43953
Mailing Address
PO Box 2400, Wintersville, OH 43953

EOCC is for Regional Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Satellite View of Eastern Ohio Correction Center (EOCC)

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The EOCC is a low/medium-security detention center located at 470 SR 43 Wintersville, OH which is operated locally by the Jefferson Regional Authority and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates have been here for less than five years. EOCC accepts inmates from the Jefferson County Sheriff's arrests and surrounding towns, Wintersville Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Ohio here.

EOCC is a regional facility that serves the counties of Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe and Noble for adult male minimum-security state inmates with less than one year left on their sentence.

Intake and Screening - Screening eligibility and admission criteria established by the Judicial Corrections Board Referrals are felony offenders referred by the sentencing Courts of Common Pleas.

Orientation Group -Provides an introduction to the facility rules and regulations, and expectations for successful completion of the Eastern Ohio Correction Center program and guidelines.

Intensive Relapse Prevention -Eighty hours of intensive programming covering warning sign identification, management, and the development of an on-going recovery plan. (Females)

Women’s Intensive Substance Abuse Program (WISA) -A grant-funded program for women offenders with high risk and need for substance abuse education, relapse prevention, employment assistance, and identification of social services agencies to reduce recidivism upon release. (Females)

Sex Offender Education Program (SOEP) -The goal of the SOEP is to enable offenders to admit their offense of record and accept some level of responsibility for their actions by the time they are released. This program is primarily based on the Ross and Loss psycho-educational curriculum for sex offenders. Material has been integrated from the training provided by the foremost researchers and practitioners in the field. The approach is one of a didactic presentation in a group setting. It utilizes lectures, handouts, classroom notes and homework assignments. Objectives include increasing awareness about sexual assault, recognizing the impact of sexual assault on the victim; common motivations for sexual assault; identification and use of cognitive distortion of the offending cycle, and relapse prevention. (Males)

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Ohio. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Eastern Ohio Correction Center (EOCC).

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for EOCC are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 740-765-4324, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Wintersville. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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