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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Halfway Houses - Toledo Volunteers of America

Toledo Voluteers of America Halfway-House

Toledo VOA


1127 Champlain St.
Toledo, OH 43604


(419) 248-3733
(419) 241-7191


(419) 248–1488


1201 Champlain Street
Toledo, OH 43604
(419) 241-7191


Cathy Houston – Intake Coordinator
Kim Richards – Executive Director

Admission/Rejection Criteria Admissions:

  • Male adult felony offenders; Male Transitional Control offenders
  • Physically and mentally able to work or attend school


  • Long or serious history of violent offenses; Felony sex offense; Arson
  • Psychological/physical disorder which program is not designed to treat
  • Past record/arrest offense indicating potential threat to the community
  • History of poor institution or halfway house adjustment

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Program Overview

  • 3 to 6 month program
  • Substance abuse treatment – three level program that includes aftercare, group and individual sessions. Treatment is available in the afternoon and evening to accommodate resident work schedules.
  • Education – GED tutoring and instruction.
  • Computer lab training skills (beginner through intermediate levels).
  • Employment – assist residents in securing employment, referrals to employers, resumes faxed, daily job search forms audited, job site visits and verifications.
  • Parenting program – 8 week course utilizing “Positive Parenting” curriculum produced by the Child Welfare League of America.
  • Medical education – 8–10 hours per week education on medication concerns and health conditions.
  • Recreation.
  • Devotional time.
  • Community resources utilized for medical, dental and mental health needs.