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Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center

The Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center in the city of Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison. 

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Portage County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Ohio State Prison or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Portage County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Portage County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Portage County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Portage-Geauga Juvenile Detention Center

Ohio Portage 46


8000 Infirmary Road
Ravenna, OH 44266



Adult Probation: 330-297-3650

Arrest Warrants: 330-297-3888

Bond Questions: 330-297-3644

Court: 330-297-3644

Prosecutor: 330-297-3850

Jail (Main): 330-297-3891

Juvenile: 330-297-5233

Juvenile Probation: 330-298-3900

Public Defender: 330-297-3665

Sheriff: 330-296-5100




Inmate's First and Last Name
8000 Infirmary Road
Ravenna, OH 44266