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  Department of Youth Services Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility

CHJCF
Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility

4321 Green Road
Highland Hills, OH 44128
Phone: (216) 464-8200      Fax: (216) 464-3540

Katie Needham, Superintendent

For general inquiries, please call the facility or email Angelina.Wurgler@dys.ohio.gov


About CHJCF

The Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility (ChJCF) serves male youth. The facility is accredited by the American Correctional Association and provides a variety of services and treatment for youth including a fully accredited high school and middle school, behavioral health services, unit management, medical and dental care, recreation, religious services, community service opportunities and reentry services.

As with other DYS facilities, ChJCF offers substance abuse programming, victim awareness, sex offender programming, and gang interventions. Treatment targets a variety of issues including conduct disorders, anger, aggression, violence, depression, anxiety, self-injury, sleep disturbances, and more. Unique programs at ChJCF include the following:

Baby Elmo Program

Bible Bowl

Bill Glass Weekend of Champions

“Birthday Bash”

Christ Community Chapel

Coats and Shoes for Kids Warehouse Community Service

College Courses for Graduates (Ashland University)

Daily Bible Study (various churches)

Debate Club

Epiphany Ministry

Families-In-Touch

Graduates Garden Club

Grief Recovery

Job Interview Skills & Resume Creation Program

Mighty Men of Valor

Pavilion Suburban Nursing Home Community Service

“Shattering Your Strongholds”

Sunlight Village Mentoring

“That’s Life”

Teen Parenting

“Understanding Your Bible” Program

Youth Mentoring

The facility’s volunteer coordinator is Chaplain Gregory Clark, and volunteer inquiries can be directed to Angie Wurgler at (216) 682-2277 or at Angelina.Wurgler@dys.ohio.gov.

More information for families, including telephone, commissary, and free transportation to facilities, is available here.


Visitation

Visitation days and hours Are:

Friday—6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday—8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Saturday—1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Sunday—1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Approved visitors may visit on weekends, and there are 4 visitation sessions to choose from: 1 session on Friday evening, 2 sessions on Saturday and 1 session on Sunday.

Directions

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Employment

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