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Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Halfway House - Community Transitions

Community Transitions

Address

151 E. Hubert St.
P.O. Box 11
Lancaster, OH 43130

Phone

(740) 689-1200

Fax

(740) 689-0191

Program/Contacts

Travis Mathis – Intake Coordinator
Jim Peck Sr. – Executive Director

Admission/Rejection Criteria Admissions:

  • Adult male felony offenders; Male Transitional Control offenders

Rejections:

  • Sex offenders (prosecuted or not)
  • History of arson
  • Mental health issues/medications
  • Violent offense (current charge)


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Program Overview

  • 45 to 50 day program
  • ODADAS certified for both Halfway House and out-patient counseling.
  • Daily two hour substance abuse therapy groups – first hour is didactic, either film or lecture; second hour is group discussion using the 12 Step model.
  • Anger Management Groups – three times per week, two hour group discussion sessions.
  • Emotions Group – twice weekly for two hour sessions. Topics include emotions and/or feelings of the resident while in a halfway house, away from family/friends, starting a new life, etc.
  • 12 Step recovery meeting (AA/NA) – at least two per day.