Connect With an Inmate at Belmont Correctional Institution

Connect With an Inmate Connect With an Inmate at Belmont Correctional Institution

A Step-By-Step Guide to Connecting With an Inmate at Belmont Correctional Institution

Located in Belmont County, OH, Belmont Correctional Institution has been open since 1995. It houses up to 2,713 minimum- and medium-security adult males. Inmates housed here have access to religious services, education, work opportunities, and much more.

Today, we're looking at how you can get in touch with a loved one at Belmont Correctional Institution and how DoNotPay can help you.

Where is Belmont Correctional Institution Located?

David W. Gray is the current warden at Belmont Correctional Institution. If  you want to get there to visit an inmate, you need to drive, but it is an easy drive. Here is the contact information for the correctional institution.

Belmont Correctional Institution General Information

Physical address68518 Bannock Uniontown Rd

St Clairsville, OH 43950

Phone number740-695-5169
Fax740-526-0511
Websitehttps://drc.ohio.gov/beci
Email addressdrc.beci@odrc.state.oh.us

How to Contact Inmates at Belmont Correctional Institution

Belmont Correctional Institution offers several ways to connect with an inmate. Such as:

  • Visiting in person if you pass an on-site COVID-19 test
  • Sending money through:
  • A money order mailed to JPay's lockbox with a deposit slip
  • With a debit or credit card by calling GTL's toll-free number and referencing site ID #86 (note, all GTL kiosks were removed in 2019)
  • Online at https://web.connectnetwork.com/
  • ConnectNetwork's phone app
  • Sending packages
  • Receiving collect calls or prepaid calls through GTL

Mailing a package to a Belmont Correctional Institution inmate

You may mail packages to a Belmont Correctional Institution inmate if you know their identification number. That said, you must adhere to all of the rules regarding the contents of the packages.

  1. No more than five photographs per envelope
  2. No polaroids
  3. No photographs that are sexual in nature
  4. No more than five single-page brochures or pamphlets (these may be no more than 8.5" by 11")
  5. Only single-fold greeting cards
  6. No laminated stickers or postage stamps
  7. No more than five pages of blank stationary or printed material (these may be no more than 8.5" by 11")

Here is how to address an envelope or package if you want your prison pen pal to receive the letter:

Inmate Name/Inmate ID Number

Belmont Correctional Institution

P.O. Box 540

St. Clairsville, OH 43950

Visiting a Belmont Correctional Institution inmate

In addition to passing an on-site COVID-19 test, you need to get approval to visit an inmate from Warden David W. Gray and schedule your visit in advance. 

  • Visiting hours from Wednesday to Thursday are from 7:45 to 11:15 and 11:45 to 3:00.
  • Visiting hours on Saturday and Sunday are also from 7:45 to 11:15 and 11:45 to 3:00.

Note, if you schedule a morning visit on a weekday, you may arrive no later than 10 AM; you may arrive no later than 9 AM if you have a weekend visit scheduled. Also of note, there are only two ways to schedule your appointment: 

  1. Emailing drc.visitationbeci@odrc.state.oh.us no more than 30 days in advance of the date you would like to visit
  2. Calling 740-695-8138 between 8 AM and 3 PM any day but federal holidays, Mondays, and Tuesdays

Video visitation with a Belmont Correctional Institution inmate

You can also schedule a video call with a Belmont Correctional Institution inmate through JPay. Video calls are 30 minutes long, and you must pay JPay a fee. You may schedule a 30-minute video call between the hours of:

  • 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
  • 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Use DoNotPay to Locate Your Incarcerated Loved One Quickly, Easily, and Successfully

Writing letters to inmates isn't as simple or convenient as it sounds. With DNP, you can write a prisoner quickly, easily, and successfully in just five simple steps:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.

     

  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.

     

  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.

     

  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.

     

  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!

     

What Else DoNotPay Can Do for You

DoNotPay is the ideal resource if you want to connect with an incarcerated loved one. You can also use DoNotPay to:

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