ODRC - London Correctional Institution (LOCI)

State Prison

Last Updated: March 18, 2023
1580 OH 56, SW , London, OH 43140

London CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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ODRC - London Correctional Institution (LOCI) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 740-852-2454

The inmates housed at London CI located at 1580 OH 56, SW in London, OH are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

London Correctional Institution is located in Madison County Ohio. It has the capacity to house 2,500 adult males of minimum, medium, and close custody levels.

London Correctional Institution also participates in the prison industries operating a dental laboratory and Yamada auto parts manufacturing. London Correctional Institution operates a library within the prison that is open 30 hours each week and can accommodate up to 73 inmates at a time. This facility also has re-entry programs that help prepare the offender for release. Vocational training in automotive repair, HVAC, barbering, web and graphic design, animal training, farmworker, plumbing, electrician, carpentry, boiler operator, and water treatment operator.

Unique Programs

Renaissance Program

The Renaissance Program is a seven-week program of healing restoration and learning how to support inmate loved ones upon Reentry back into the community. It represents the flagship of the various programs offered by LoCI's Recovery Services Department. The program emphasizes honesty, ethical living, and responsibility as part of a new life abstinent from alcohol and other drugs. Armed with strategies to face the challenges of reentry and their post-release lives, Renaissance graduates exit prison far better prepared to become useful citizens and heads-of-households.

New Beginnings Unit

The New Beginnings Unit is a Community Service, Restorative Justice, Interfaith program. Inmates will have the opportunity to give back to society by providing community service and participating in programming that will assist with gaining a better understanding of the impact their crimes had on their victims and to help inmates restore relationships. This program also gives the inmate the opportunity to enhance their spirituality by living in an interfaith community. Inmates will be able to develop a sense of awareness for other faiths and religions and gain a more sensitive point of understanding for their own faith.

Horizon Program

The Horizon Program is an interfaith dormitory program where participants undergo a faith and character transformation by living in family units and utilizing social skill training, spiritual growth initiatives, and weekly visits with outside community mentors. Horizon builds supportive connections between London Correctional Institution and community volunteers to reduce recidivism rates thus creating safer communities. Horizon's objectives are: increase personal responsibility, increase family responsibility with programs to strengthen relations, enhance employability through improved life skills and mentoring, develop cooperation and citizenship through weekly group and community meetings, increase religious and social tolerance by training from qualified faith and community volunteers.

Reading Room

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 role of the inmate narrator is to read picture books to the children in much the same manner that children’s hour would be done at a public library. A variety of arts and craft supplies for the children are also available in most of the rooms. Many of the supplies and books are donated by employees and service organizations.

Offender Programs

Community Services

  • Ohio Reads
  • 4 Paw for Ability
  • Pets Uniting People Program
  • Crayons 2 Computers


  • Adult Basic Education (ABLE)
  • Pre-GED
  • GED
  • High School English
  • High School Math
  • High School PE/Health
  • High School Science
  • High School Social Studies
  • Transitional Education Program (TEP)

Apprenticeship Programs

  • Alteration Tailor
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Boiler Operator
  • Carpenter, Maintenance
  • Cook (any industry)
  • Dental Lab Technician
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • HVAC
  • Janitor
  • Landscape Management Technician
  • Maintenance Repairer, Building
  • Material Handler
  • Plumber
  • Powerhouse Mechanic
  • Recovery Operator
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Material Handler

Education Services

  • Computer Aided Instructional Laboratories (CAIL)
  • Correctional Education Association (CEA) Tutor Training
  • Ohio Reentry Connections
  • Special Education Services
  • Library Services

Career-Technical (Vocational) Programs

  • Auto Technology
  • Barbering
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Web Design/Computer Aided Graphics

Advanced Jobs Training Program

  • Urbana University

Inmate Locator

ODRC - London Correctional Institution (LOCI) is a facility in the Ohio Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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Visitation Information

ODRC - London Correctional Institution - Visitation

All visitors will be permitted up to 3 sessions per month regardless of their relationship to the inmate unless they are housed in B3. Inmates housed in B3 will be permitted one visit session per visitor per month.


  • Wednesday - Saturday
    • 8:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. (morning session)
    • 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (noon session)
    • 2:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. (evening session)
  • Visitors must be processed in no later than 10:00 a.m. for morning visiting sessions and 1:15 p.m. for afternoon visiting sessions, and 4:30 p.m. for evening visiting sessions.
  • Visiting is closed on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, and all State Holidays.
  • Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.


  • Visiting reservations are required for all visiting sessions.
  • Reservations are accepted 30 days in advance.
  • Approved visitors may make a reservation by calling 740-845-0174. The visiting reservation line is answered Wednesday through Saturday at the following times: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.; 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.; and 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Video Visitation

    London Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 7:00 AM – 10:30AM; 12:00PM – 3:30PM; and 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Visits are 30 minutes in duration; however, an additional 30 minutes can be requested if there is no one scheduled at the same kiosk immediately after the conclusion of the initial video visit.

    An approved visitor is defined as: a visitor that submitted an application for visitation, processing has been completed, and approval by institutional staff may request a video visit. Approved visitors must create an account and register with JPay. When family members register to have a video visit, they are prompted by JPay through a series of steps to achieve their visit. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the time that they are requesting.

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