Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility

Cuyahoga Hills JCF
Donald G. Redwood, Superintendent
4321 Green Road
Highland Hills, Ohio 44128
(216) 464-3540

For general inquiries, please call the facility or email Pamela Winkler at
If you are seeking employment verification or have a questions about testing for employment, please contact Human Resource Manager, Darlene Schmidt, at 216-682-2268.
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Visitation Information

Regular visitation hours for youth still in school or for all youth on the weekends:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Visitation hours for youth graduates and during intersession (school break):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Please note there is no evening visitation on Wednesdays.

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, Freedom Schools, 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:

  • Ambassadors of Compassion - Youth for Christ
  • Baby Elmo Program
  • Bill Glass Weekend of Champions
  • “Birthday Bash”
  • Burger-Fi Employment
  • Carroll Ballers-Mentoring Program
  • Children Defense Fund - Freedom Schools
  • Christ Community Chapel
  • Coats and Shoes for Kids Warehouse Community Service
  • College Courses for Graduates (Ashland University)
  • Daily Bible Study (various churches)
  • Epiphany Ministry
  • Families-in-Touch
  • “Full Throttle” - Streetsboro Baptist Church
  • Graduates Garden Club
  • Grief Recovery
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Job Interview Skills & Resume Creation Program
  • Mens Work Program
  • Teen Parenting
  • “Understanding your Bible” Program
  • Urban League of Greater Cleveland
  • Volunteers of America
  • Youth Mentoring

Volunteer inquiries can be directed to:
Chaplain Erin Bell
Cuyahoga Hills JCF Volunteer Coordinator

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