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Cuyahoga Co Corrections Visitation Center

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Last Updated: May 08,2024

Visitation Hours

Cuyahoga Co Corrections - Visitation

Times and days are subject to change without notice

  • Monday 8:30 am - 4 pm
  • Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sunday 10 am - 3:30 pm
  • All federal holidays

This facility may also have a video visitation option, please call 216-443-6000 for more information, alerts, or scheduling changes.

General Visitation Information

Cuyahoga County Corrections Center (CCCC) - Visitation

Visiting Days and Times

Male & Female A-E
Monday - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Male & Female F-K
Monday - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Male & Female L-R
Tuesday - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Thursday - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Male & Female S-Z
Tuesday - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursday - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Friday - 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Friday - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Registration & Visitation

RegistrationPrior to scheduling a visit, visitors must register. Registration can be achieved in-person or online.
In person registration is available Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:15 pm. In person registration is not available on holidays.
Online registration can be done at http://sheriff.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/visitor-registration.aspx
Please note: Visitors cannot visit the same day they register

Visitation is by appointments only.
For appointments call: 216-698-2717 (Select option #1 and then option #6) or in person Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Appointments can be made up to one week in advance but must be made at least one day prior to the visitation day.

Rules for Visitation

  • Visitors may only visit once per scheduled visitation day
  • Visitors must be 18 years old and have one of the following forms of identification at each visit:
    • Valid driver's license
    • Government-issued ID with picture, i.e.: Passport or Active Military ID
    • Valid temporary driver’s license
    • Valid Ohio I.D. card issued by the Ohio BMV
    • NOTE: Food stamp ID cards or broken ID cards will not be accepted. No exceptions.
  • A person formerly incarcerated at the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center, or another correctional facility, is prohibited from visiting unless the period from the release is over one month. (Parents and/or Grandparents of the inmate may visit and are exempt from this rule. Spouses are also exempt but they must provide a copy of the marriage license.)
  • Any exceptions must be approved by the Warden.
  • Minors under the age of 5 years old will not be permitted within the Corrections Center.
  • A registered parent or legal guardian must accompany minors. Proof of guardianship must be shown for every visit i.e. Birth Certificate. A maximum of two minors per adult is permitted. (minors under 5 years old will not be permitted to visit)
  • Visitors may visit once per scheduled day.
  • Visits will be 15 minutes in length.
  • Inmates will receive a maximum of 30 minutes of visitation per week.
  • Special visits may be applied for in the Wardens' Office Monday thru Friday (no holidays) 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. These visits are for people from out of town or have special circumstances approved by the Warden. This is a one-time visit for 30 minutes. Any subsequent visits must be scheduled on the inmates’ designated dates and times.
  • A 15-minute grace period is allowed. Any time beyond that grace period, visits will be canceled.
  • Contraband: Cellular Phones or other communication devices, intoxicants, drugs, weapons, parts of weapons, ammunition of any type and escape paraphernalia are prohibited in the visitation area. Conveyance of such items will result in criminal prosecution under Ohio Revised Code 2921.36

Dress Code - All Visitors, including minors, will adhere to the following dress code or visitation will not be permitted:

  • Hats, scarves, outer jackets, coats, vests, hoodies, purses, wallets, cell phones and keys must be secured in a locker before entering for your visit.
  • Full-length shirts and shoes must be worn.
  • No tank tops, spaghetti straps, muscle shirts, pajamas, tube tops or bare midriffs. This goes for both males and females.
  • No provocative or revealing clothing is allowed. No holes, rips including shoulder cut-outs, open backs or opened sides. No plunging necklines, nothing that is sheer and no see-through clothing of any kind, including spandex.
  • Shorts and skirts must be no more than 1 ½” above the knee. No mini-skirts or daisy duke shorts.
  • All undergarments must be worn and there must be no showing of any undergarments.
  • No drug-related, gang-related, sexually explicit, offensive or profane language or pictures are allowed on your clothing.

Termination of Visit - Visits may be terminated under the following circumstances if the visitor:

  • Appears to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Refuses to submit to search procedures
  • Checks in past the 15 minute grace period of their scheduled visit
  • Refuses or fails to produce sufficient identification
  • Falsifies information
  • Fails to prevent children from disturbing other persons in the visitation waiting area or visitation room or leaves a juvenile unattended
  • Conveys prohibited items into the visitation area
  • Has a past history of being disruptive at the Corrections Center

Visiting Inmates at Cuyahoga County Corrections Center (CCCC)

All Visitors are subject to search once inside the facility.

The public may visit no more than one time per week, Monday through Saturday at this Cleveland OH location. Visitors must sign inat least 15 minutes before their scheduled visits. If you schedule a visit and don't show up or show up late, you will not be allowed to visit the rest of that week, including Saturday. If a visit on Saturday is scheduled, and the visitor does not show up or shows up late, they will not be allowed to visit until the following Saturday. Repeated late arrival or no-show violations may result in longer suspension of visiting privileges. Inmates are allowed no more than one (1) visit per day. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian, unless they are visiting a parent. Unaccompanied minors (under age 18) visiting a parent must present a copy of their birth certificate. Children must remain with the parent at all times during the visit. All visitors must have acceptable identification. This includes a drivers license with picture identification, military ID, or other verifiable picture ID. Three (3) pieces of non-picture ID may substitute for picture ID.

No mail or messages for inmates will be accepted. Mail must go through the U.S. Mail. Visitors may only visit the inmate they have signed up to visit. Any visitor who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to visit. Inappropriate behavior, including the use of profanity, will not be permitted. No weapons will be permitted. All other items listed in the jail lobby are prohibited. There is a maximum of four (4) visitors per booth, including children, and the door must remain closed.

All visitors must wear appropriate clothing, including shoes and shirts. Restrictions on attire or appearance include: No miniskirts or similar attire; no low-cut or revealing necklines; no attire with obscene or offensive language; and no persons with a bare midriff will be permitted to visit. Visitors cannot bring items into the visiting area including weapons of any kind, purses, handbags, backpacks, diaper bags, food, drink, gum, baby bottles, pictures, books, toys, writing utensils, strollers or carriers, cell phones, cameras, or any other electronic devices.

Violation of the above restrictions may cause the visit to be cancelled or terminated, and visiting privileges may be suspended by the Cuyahoga Sheriffs Department. The on-duty supervisor may cancel visits without notice due to circumstances within the jail.

Visitation Rules

County - Rules by type

The Cuyahoga County Corrections Center (CCCC), located in Cleveland, OH, plays a crucial role in facilitating successful offender reintegration into the community, a cornerstone of effective crime control strategies. With a focus on rehabilitation and community engagement, the center aims to support individuals as they transition from incarceration back into society. However, this process is governed by a multitude of rules and regulations that visitors must adhere to, ensuring the safety and security of all involved parties.

Visitors to the prison must navigate a complex set of guidelines regarding identification, conduct, and the items they can bring during visits. These rules are in place to maintain order within the facility and to protect both visitors and inmates. For example, visitors are required to present proper forms of identification upon arrival, such as a driver's license or government-issued ID card. This helps to verify their identity and ensure that they are authorized to visit the inmate.

Furthermore, visitors must adhere to strict rules regarding their conduct while inside the facility. Disruptive behavior, the use of loud or obscene language, or engaging in any form of sexual behavior can result in the termination of the visit and may lead to further consequences. Additionally, visitors are prohibited from bringing certain items into the visiting room, including cell phones, cameras, and weapons. These restrictions help to maintain the safety and security of the facility and prevent any unauthorized items from entering the prison.

In addition to these general rules, there are specific guidelines that visitors must follow depending on their circumstances. For example, visitors with children must ensure that they are supervised at all times and that they do not engage in any inappropriate behavior while inside the facility. Likewise, visitors who require medication during their visit must inform the visiting room officer upon arrival and follow the appropriate procedures to ensure that their medication is properly stored and administered.

Another important aspect of visiting a prison is understanding the limitations and restrictions that may apply to certain individuals. For example, individuals who have previously been incarcerated, are currently under probation or parole supervision, or are victims of the inmate are typically not permitted to visit. Likewise, individuals who have had their visiting privileges suspended or who have an active protection from abuse (PFA) order against them are also prohibited from visiting the inmate.

Despite these restrictions, there are procedures in place for individuals who wish to visit an inmate but are not permitted under normal circumstances. Inmates can initiate a request to have a prohibited visitor added to their visiting list, and a recommendation from the inmate's unit team may allow the visitor to be approved by the facility manager or designee. However, reinstatement of visiting privileges is not guaranteed, and individuals whose visiting privileges have been suspended must write to the appropriate facility manager seeking reinstatement.

Upon arrival at the prison, visitors are subject to a thorough screening process to ensure that they do not bring any contraband into the facility. This includes a search of their person, their belongings, and their vehicle. Visitors must also pass through a metal detector and may be subject to additional screening measures, such as drug screenings conducted by dogs or special devices. Failure to pass these screenings can result in the denial of the visit and may lead to further consequences.

Once inside the visiting room, visitors must continue to adhere to the rules and regulations set forth by the prison. This includes refraining from conversing with other inmates or their guests, as well as following any specific instructions given by the visiting room officers. Visitors are also responsible for keeping control of their children and ensuring that they do not engage in any disruptive behavior.

In addition to these general guidelines, there are specific rules that visitors must follow depending on their circumstances. For example, visitors with infants must adhere to guidelines regarding the types and amounts of baby items they can bring into the visiting room. Likewise, visitors who require medication during their visit must inform the visiting room officer upon arrival and follow the appropriate procedures to ensure that their medication is properly stored and administered.

Overall, visiting a prison requires careful adherence to a complex set of rules and regulations designed to maintain order and security within the facility. By understanding and following these guidelines, visitors can help to ensure a safe and positive experience for themselves, the inmates, and the staff.