Ohio Reentry Programs and Assistance



Our Ohio reentry program list is a work in progress. We’re always looking for more programs to add to it. If your Ohio reentry program is not listed on here, contact us if you’d like it to be. We’ll review your program as soon as we can. If we feel it’s a good addition to our Ohio reentry programs page, we’ll add it. Exoffenders.net is not affiliated in any way with the programs & organizations listed here.

Please contact us if there are any issues with an Ohio reentry program listed here. We try to keep this page as up to date as possible. Sometimes we do miss things though, and appreciate them being pointed out.

The Ohio reentry programs page used to have voting information. This was moved to our Voting Rights page.[line]

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Ohio Reentry Programs and Assistance Information

Summit County Reentry Coalition -“Partners in the Summit County Reentry network (SCRN), work together so that adult felony ex-offenders can overcome the many challenges to their success.”

The Exit Program (NISRE Inc.) – “To help formerly incarcerated men and women rebuild their lives and become law-abiding citizens by providing access and support through transitional housing and treatment services upon post release from prison.”

Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition – “The mission of the Ohio Ex-Offender Reentry Coalition is to ensure successful offender reentry, reduce recidivism and enhance public safety.”

National HIRE Network – “Established by the Legal Action Center in 2001, the National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment (H.I.R.E.) Network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change.”

Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition – “The Cleveland Eastside Ex-Offender Coalition is an interfaith, non profit partnership of churches, social services organizations, businesses, and other non-profit service providers. The agency’s mission is to provide compassionate services to Ohio ’s incarcerated population and their families and minor children to improve their overall quality of life socially, financially, academically, emotionally and spiritually.”

Cincinnati-Hamilton County CAA Fresh Start – “CAA assists ex-offenders in finding employment by providing services with a special focus on the unique barriers ex-offenders often face.”

Franklin County Re-Entry Coalition – “The Franklin County Reentry Coalition was established in 2009 to address the dramatic rise in the number of ex-offenders returning to the Franklin County community, and to overcome the fragmentation of services and lack of coordination between service providers and a lack of a leadership entity to coordinate the various services that assist ex-offenders.”[line]




The Ohio Reentry Programs and Assistance Information page was last updated 5/13/2014

Comments 2

  1. probably not. there arent funds available for that sort of thing in ohio, and probably any other state either. public housing is not available either, they absolutely refuse to rent to felons and any other violent crime. your pretty much on your own.

  2. I was wondering if there was any type of housing vouchers for felons, I can’t get help with housing it move in anywhere because of my felon

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