What You Need to Know About Madison Correctional Institution Ohio

Connect With an Inmate What You Need to Know About Madison Correctional Institution Ohio

All About The Madison Correctional Institution in Ohio

Are you hoping to get in touch with an inmate at Madison? There are three prisons named Madison Correctional Institution; Ohio's facility is the subject of this how-to guide to getting connected with a friend or loved one. This facility, located in London, Ohio, shouldn't be confused with the London Correctional Institution, nor the Madison Correctional Institutions in Florida or Indiana.

Madison Correctional Institution in Ohio is a 72-acre mixed-security men's prison. Established in 1987, it holds approximately 2,250 inmates and is operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC). Sometimes the facility is referred to as MaCI.

Facility names aren't the only confusing part of getting in touch with friends and loved ones in the United States prison system. DoNotPay can take the guesswork out of connecting with an inmate at Madison Correctional Institution in Ohio. 

Administrative Contact Information for Madison Correctional Institution in Ohio

The following information is useful if you need the general contact information for MaCI. Note that there is a separate mailing address for inmate correspondence; we'll get to that later.

Physical Address1851 State Route 56 London, OH 43140
Phone Number740-852-9777
Websitehttps://www.drc.ohio.gov/maci
Fax740-852-3666
General Emaildrc.maci@odrc.state.oh.us

How to Find Inmates at Madison Correctional Institution

Before you can get in touch with an inmate at MaCI in Ohio, you'll need the following information:

  • The inmate's legal name
  • The inmate's ID number

You can run an inmate information search to locate this information on the ODRC Offender Search website, located at https://appgateway.drc.ohio.gov/OffenderSearch, or use the DoNotPay Connect with an Inmate service.

How to Contact Madison Correctional Institution Inmates

MaCI encourages communication between inmates and their families and offers several avenues for interaction. Once you've found and made contact with an inmate, you can begin a correspondence and eventually, set up appointments for visitation.  Here are the means and rules to corresponding with a MaCI inmate:

Contacting an Inmate by Postal Mail

Here is what you need to know about sending postal mail to an inmate:

  1. All non-legal correspondence will be opened and reviewed by MaCI staff.
  2. MaCI does not allow colored envelopes and/or colored mail contents.
  3. Colored cards or stationery will be photocopied; the inmate will only get a copy.
  4. You may not send postage stamps or stickers in the postal mail.

You may send the following items to an inmate in a postal letter: 

  • Up to five photographs no larger than 5" x 7".
  • No nudes or pornography
  • No Polaroids
  • Up to five newspaper clippings, no larger than 8.5" x 11"
  • Up to five brochures or pamphlets
  • Must be made of a single page no larger than 8.5" x 11"
  • Bi-fold or tri-fold only
  • Up to five sheets of blank, white stationary and/or photocopies no larger than 8.5" x 11"
  • Single-fold greeting cards; no "pop-up" cards or cards with sound chips in them

You can write a letter to an inmate by addressing the envelope as follows:

Inmate name

Inmate ID number

PO Box 740

London, OH 43140

Contacting an Inmate via Email

While MaCI inmates do not have direct email access, you can send email through a third-party system that requires an account through which members can purchase electronic "stamps" at a lower rate than USPS first-class mail. Through this third-party platform, inmates and family members can send messages that are delivered within 48 hours.

As with postal mail, all emails are read by MaCI staff; this is not an appropriate means of sending legal information to inmates as there are no privacy protections in the email system. 

Contacting an Inmate by Phone

Inmates at Madison Correctional Institution in Ohio cannot accept incoming phone calls. In order for the inmate to be able to call you, you must be on an approved list registered with the prison, and the inmate must have credit on Global Tel Link, the telephone service provider.

Resources for Corresponding With an Inmate

These links will take you to DoNotPay websites that help you communicate with incarcerated friends and loved ones within the rules set forth by Madison Correctional Institution and other prisons:

DoNotPay Can Help Put You in Touch With a Madison Correctional Institution, Ohio Inmate

Here's how to find, reach out to, and set up regular communication with a friend or loved one at MaCI using DoNotPay:

  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 Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay is more than a tool for connecting with inmates. Here are just a few of the hundreds of tasks DoNotPay can assist you with, anytime you need  to save time and money, and avoid stress and paperwork:

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