Scioto County Jail Inmate Visitation

Scioto County Jail

Address:
1025 16th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Phone:

740-355-8277

IC Solutions Video Visitation Schedules

The available Scioto County Jail Video Visitation Schedules will be presented to you once you sign up for IC Solutions Video Visits, and select your inmate.

Video Visitation - Information, Schedules, Duration and Cost

Scioto County Jail uses IC Solutions for their Remote Video Visitation services.



In order to visit with your inmate online, you must first register with IC Solutions.
There are three ways to visit remotely with your inmate:
1.    Using your personal computer.
2.    Using the IC Solutions iphone or Android app.
3.    Using the IC Solutions visitation kiosk in the jail lobby.

How it Works
Register or Log in here. 

  • Once you are logged into your existing IC Solutions account or have created a new account and are logged in, you must select Register for Video and enter the facility name.
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Fund your account using either a Visa, Mastercard credit or debit card.
  • Schedule a Visit.

Registering and Scheduling Video Visits Instructions

'Understanding IC Solutions Video Visits' Instructions

Remote Visitation using the IC Solutions app
Download your phone app:
iphone
Android
Instruction for using the IC Solutions app 

Cost of a Remote Video Visit

  • The cost for a remote video visit ranges from $7-10 for 20-25 minute visit. Rates are subject to change.

Video Visitation Rules
Understanding the rules completely are the responsibility of both you and your inmate. Not knowing the rules will NOT be accepted as an excuse if you make a mistake and violate them. Disobeying them could result in being banned from have future visits.
•    Any inmate or visitor whose behavior is disruptive during a visit may have his/her visiting privileges suspended/terminated.
•    All visits are subject to monitoring and recording.
•    All visits must be scheduled 6 hours prior to the appointment or up to 13 days in advance.
•    You must check-in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit.
•    Valid picture identification (e.g., driver's license, State I.D., or Military I.D. with picture) is required of all visitors, with the exception of children under the age of 17.  
•    Visitors under the age of 17 must be accompanied and supervised by an authorized adult visitor.
•    Visitors who 'arrive' after the scheduled start time may not be allowed to visit.
•    Clothing must cover all private/sensitive body areas.
•    The visitation schedule may be canceled or altered on holidays or for safety/security reasons.
•    Scioto County Jail can disconnect, deny, change, or cancel a visit at any time.
•    Internet connectivity issues during offsite visits will NOT be refunded.
•    Each visitation session will show a timer to display elapsed time.
•    After your visit has ended your connection will be terminated automatically.

IC Solutions Video Visitation Schedules

The available Scioto County Jail Video Visitation Schedules will be presented to you once you sign up for IC Solutions Video Visits, and select your inmate.

Visiting Hours in Scioto County Jail

Scioto County Jail
INMATE VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

  • If you are planning to visit an inmate at the jail you must arrive and check in fifteen minutes prior to the inmate’s scheduled time for visitation
UNIT DAY / TIME
Suicide
Watch
TUE 6:00-6:30PM
Trustees TUE 6:35-7:05PM
Work Release TUE 7:10-7:40PM
A-Pod  A-G TUE 7:45-8:15PM
A-Pod  H-R TUE 8:20-8:50PM
A-Pod  S-Z TUE 8:55-9:25PM
B-Pod WED 6:00-6:30PM
C-Pod WED 6:35-7:05PM
D-Pod WED 7:10-7:40PM
E-Pod WED 7:45-8:15PM
Dorm A-E THU 6:00-6:30PM
Dorm F-J THU 6:35-7:05PM
Dorm K-O THU 7:10-7:40PM
Dorm P-T THU 7:45-8:15PM
Dorm U-Z THU 8:20-8:50PM
W1 - Pod A-E FRI 6:00-6:30PM
W1 - Pod F-N FRI 6:35-7:05PM
W1 - Pod O-Z FRI 7:10-7:40PM
W2 - Pod A-L FRI 7:45-8:15PM
W2 - Pod M-Z FRI 8:20-8:50PM

Scioto County Jail Visitation Application Process

When registering with IC Solutions for Remote Video Visitation, all of the required fields must be completed. You as the visitor must define the inmate you want to visit and you must also define your relationship to your inmate. Visitors will only be able to visit with an inmate who is on your approved inmate list.

At Home Video Visitation

Scioto County Jail uses IC Solutions for their Remote Video Visitation services.

In order to visit with your inmate online, you must first register with IC Solutions.
There are three ways to visit remotely with your inmate:
1.    Using your personal computer.
2.    Using the IC Solutions iphone or Android app.
3.    Using the IC Solutions visitation kiosk in the jail lobby

Who can Visit an Inmate at Scioto County Jail

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.

Visitation applicants for Scioto County Jail must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.

Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

It is likely that the Scioto County Jail will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status. Call 740-355-8277 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.

If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.

If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.

The Scioto County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail (or take part in remote video visits), and for any reason.

Scioto County Jail Visitation Dress Code

The Scioto County Jail staff will turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.

The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 

Remote Video visitation is no different. If you are not dressed discretely, your visit will be terminated. Future visits could also be affected.

  • Wear clothes that are not revealing.
  • Don't wear see-through material.
  • Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
  • Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
  • Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:

  • Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
  • Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
  • Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Visitation Tips and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or remotely, either from home or on-site at Scioto County Jail.

All video visits are both monitored in real time and are recorded. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

If you are visiting on-site at the jail, leave all personal belongings (including your phone), except for your state ID, in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).

At the jail, children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Scioto County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Scioto 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 Scioto 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 visit an inmate in Scioto County Ohio using Video Visitation or visiting an inmate at the jail

To visit an inmate in Scioto County follow these steps:

  • In addition to visiting inmates at the jail, Scioto County Jail uses a video visitation service called IC Solutions.
  • In order to visit with your inmate online or at the Scioto County Jail Video Kiosk, you must first register with IC Solutions.
  • Once you are logged into your existing IC Solutions account or have created a new account and are logged in, you must select Register for Video and enter Scioto County Jail.
  • Then select your Scioto County Inmate.
  • Then fund your account using either a Visa, Mastercard credit or debit card.
  • Lastly, schedule a visit.
  • The cost for a remote video visit ranges from $7-10 for 20-25 minute visit. Rates are subject to change.

For full instructions on all the benefits of using IC Solutions to visit a Scioto County inmate, visiting an inmate at the jail itself, rates, policies, rules, dress codes, bringing children, attorney and clergy visits and more, go to our official Visit Inmate Page. 


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Scioto County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Scioto County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Ohio, then select Scioto County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Scioto County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Scioto County.


 

How Do Inmates in Scioto County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Scioto County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Scioto County Jail uses the services of IC Solutions.
  • Register with them online or call them at 888-506-8407
  • Agents are available 24 hours a day, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Scioto County inmates and their families and friends include Collect Calling, PIN Debits, Purchasing Calling Cards, Voicemail & Prepaid calls.  In addition, IC Solutions provides secure messaging, sending photos, video phone calls and online deposits for inmates and their families in Scioto County.
  • Although rates are subject to change, they generally run about $0.21 per minute for phone calls.

Note: All your calls with an inmate are recorded, stored and shared with law enforcement if the conversation deals with your case or any criminal activity. Anything communicated can be used against you or your inmate in court.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Scioto County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

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

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

  • Select Ohio, then select Scioto County Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Scioto County.
  • Choose the inmate and 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 Scioto County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Scioto County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Scioto County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Scioto County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Scioto County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Ohio, then select Scioto County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Scioto County Jail.


 

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