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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Halfway House - Alvis House

Alvis House

Alvis, Inc. dba - Alvis House

Address

2100 Stella Court

Columbus, OH  43215

Phone

(614) 252-8402

Fax

(614) 252-5326

Facilities in Chillicothe, Columbus, & Dayton

(Please specify city placement being requested)

Columbus Facilities

  • 1991 Bryden Road
    (614) 252-8702
  • 868 Bryden Road
    (614) 252-1788
  • 1755 Alum Creek Drive
    Columbus, OH 43207
    (614) 252-0295

Dayton Facilities

  • 42 Arnold Place
    Dayton, OH 45407
    (937) 278-8219

Chillicothe Facilities

  • 17273 SR 104
    Chillicothe, OH 45601
    (740) 775-4326

Program/Contact

Jeff Barga – Intake Coordinator
Denise Robinson – President/CEO

Admission/Rejection Criteria Admissions:

  • Adult male and female felony offenders
  • Male and female Transitional Control

Rejections:

  • Sex crime with a minor; no completion of a recognized sex offender program
  • Not accepted into sex offender program in the community
  • Violent offense within the past three years; poor institution adjustment
  • History, arrest or conviction of arson related crime
  • Mentally ill, unable to successfully participate in program, not stabilized on meds, may pose danger to himself/herself, or others in the community
  • Disability beyond scope of program or cannot be reasonably obtained in the community
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Program Overview

  • 3 to 6 month program
  • Employment Program - consists of teaching the residents interviewing skills, resume writing and overall job readiness. Employment unit assists residents in finding meaningful employment.
  • Substance Abuse Counseling - consists of assessing resident’s needs when they first come to the program. After assessment is completed, the resident is referred for individual or group counseling as needed. Residents are typically required to attend a certain amount of outside AA/NA meetings as well.
  • ODADAS certified.
  • EQUIP - cognitive thinking program. Helps the residents identify their thinking errors and replacements they can use for them. Residents are assessed at the beginning of the program to see whether they will participate in either formal or informal group sessions.
  • Case Management - consists of an initial meeting with the resident to assess needs and goals. The case manager will then complete an individual program plan for the resident and continue to meet weekly to assess program progress.
  • Life Skills - classes conducted by volunteers. Classes consist of HIV/AIDS awareness, parenting, banking, bible study, etc.
  • GED - must utilize community resources to obtain GED.