Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (Ottawa Jail or OCDC)
2244 Innes Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1B 4C4
Visits: 613-824-6080
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Note:   Information below may no longer be accurate.  Please contact the Institution directly for up-to-date information.

Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) opened in 1972.  The jail houses both male and female Provincial offenders on remand and serving Provincial sentence.  Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) can accommodate 575 offenders.

Do I need to be on an Incarcerated persons visitors list? 



How can I schedule a visit?

First come first serve you do not have to be on a list, however arrive at least 30 minutes early.


Visitation Information: 

Length of visit:  20 minutes

Number of visits per week:  2

Number of visitors per visit: 2 (not including infants)

Can I drop off money to my loved one when I visit?$300 (Cash only)  

Regular Visiting Hours?

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and potential changes with Visitation process, click here to visit the Service Ontario Website and review visitation requirements. 

* Be sure to call ahead as visitation hours may change

Regular Visiting Hours:

General population

By appointment only

Monday to Sunday

1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Protective custody

By appointment only

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.


By appointment only

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Some protective custody housing units

Tuesday to Sunday

1:30 to 4 p.m.

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