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Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail
16677 Riverside Drive
Nelsonville, OH 45764

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, call the jail at 740-753-4060 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail incarcerates inmates from the following counties: Athens County, Hocking County, Morgan County, Perry County, Vinton County.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.

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About the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, located in the city of Nelsonville, in Perry County, Ohio is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 5000 Bookings, with a daily average of 250 Inmates and a staff of 62.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Perry County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Ohio State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Perry County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail follow these steps:

  • Register here to create an account with icaregifts for Perry County.
  • Choose Ohio, then Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, and then the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Perry County at any one time.
  • There are a total of fourteen (14) pre-determined icaregift packs available to choose from. 
  • The gift packs for inmates in Perry County range in price from $10.49 for ten pre-stamped envelopes, 2 pens and a pad of writing paper, to $104.99 for a box of 85 snack and food items.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, as well as sending money to the inmate so that they can purchase their own items, check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Perry County.


 

How to Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

To deposit money into the account of an inmate in Perry County, follow these instructions:

  • Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
  • Select Ohio.
  • Select Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail
  • Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate.  This can be found by calling 740-753-4060 or by looking up the inmate's name in the Inmate Search link above.
  • Enter your billing information and send money.
  • You can also deposit cash using the kiosk at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

For all the information you need regarding making an inmate deposit, what it costs, how much you can send, how long it takes for your inmate to receive funds and more, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in Perry County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Perry County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Perry County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Perry County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Perry County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

To send a text or email message to a Perry County inmate, do the following:

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.

Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Perry County or any jail or prison in the country).
Steps: 
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Perry County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all Perry County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 740-753-4060.

Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Ohio Perry 250


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

16677 Riverside Drive
Nelsonville, OH 45764


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Jail (Main): 740-753-4061

Bail: 740-753-4061

Court: 740-342-2188

Police: 740-342-0409

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's Full Name and Inmate #
Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail
16677 Riverside Dr.
Nelsonville, OH 45764


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio?
There are 250 inmates in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio every year?
In 2021, a total of 5000 offenders were booked into the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

How many people work at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio?
The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail maintains a staff of approximately 62. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Ohio law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 740-753-4060 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Ohio prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Ohio?
The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail address and phone number is: 16677 Riverside Drive
Nelsonville, OH 45764. Their phone number is 740-753-4060. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail?
Call 740-753-4060 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

This facility, known as "Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail" is also known as Athens County Inmate Search & Arrests, Hocking County Inmate Search & Arrests, Morgan County Inmate Search & Arrests, Perry County Inmate Search & Arrests, Vinton County Inmate Search & Arrests.