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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Halfway Houses - Oriana House

The Oriana House (Halfway House)


PO Box 1501
885 E. Buchtel Avenue
Akron, OH 44309


(330) 535-8116


(330) 996-2233


Oriana House Facilities in Akron and Cleveland
P.O. Box 1501 (specify if requesting placement in Cleveland)
Akron, OH 44309
(330) 535-8116

Admission/Rejection Criteria Admissions:

  • Male and female adult felony offenders; Male and female Transitional Control offenders
  • Summit County residents & contiguous counties/Cuyahoga County residents at Cleveland facility
  • All referrals will be reviewed on a case by case basis
  • (Akron facility catchment area: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Holmes, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Wayne)
  • Sex Offenders that do not require community notification (Summit, Medina, and Portage only)
  • Mental Health (Summit only)
  • (Cleveland facility catchment area: Ashland, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake,
  • Lorain, Richland, Trumbull)


  • History of violence; Mental illness; Arson Convictions;
  • Offenders adjudicated as a sexual predator or habitual sex offender who the court determines is subject to community notification
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Program Overview

  • Case Management – the specific services provided to each resident is determined through a standard risk/needs assessment (Level of Service Inventory – Revised) used to develop an individualized program plan (IPP). Case management includes the following: intake, residential assessment, development of the IPP, identification of objectives, resident supervision/monitoring, documenting and reporting success or failure and imposing appropriate program sanctions, and making referrals to community resources.
  • Employment Services – rule orientation, assessment of barriers, employer needs, job search practices, employment issues, skills for remaining successfully employed, employment class and job club available.
  • Mental Health Transition Program (formerly SAMI)
  • Chemical Dependency Treatment – ODADAS certified, assessment through the SASSI-3. Intensive Outpatient Treatment – 68 hour intensive IOP, 16 group sessions, one individual counseling session per week, and chemical dependency education.
  • Relapse Prevention Program – 8 weeks, three to four hours weekly. Aftercare – 12 weekly group sessions and a minimum of three individual sessions.
  • Chemical Dependency Education – four weeks in length, 16 sessions of approximately 3.5 hours.
  • Cognitive Skills Program – 16 sessions over a four week period.
  • Crisis intervention
  • Education – ABE and GED preparation available, approved GED test site.
  • Community Service – conducted weekly with staff supervision.