Lorain/Medina Community Based Correctional Facility

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: February 12, 2024
9892 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035

Lorain/Medina CBCF is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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You can support your loved ones at Lorain/Medina CBCF on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 440-281-9708.

The Lorain/Medina Community Based Correctional Facility in Elyria, OH, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the Lorain Sheriff's Department, the Ohio Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

The Lorain/Medina CBCF is a 130-bed secure facility serving Lorain and Medina Counties, offering an alternative to prison aimed at reducing recidivism among male and female felony offenders. It employs Cognitive Behavioral programming to address criminal and addictive behaviors, coupled with educational and vocational opportunities. The facility's mission is to enhance public safety by minimizing repeat offenses.

Utilizing the Ohio Risk Assessment System (ORAS), the CBCF conducts dynamic risk/needs assessments for adult offenders. This assessment tool aids courts, probation departments, and other stakeholders in determining appropriate sanctions and interventions tailored to individual offenders' needs. It enables the development of effective case plans and the provision of personalized services.

The curriculum at the CBCF is structured based on ORAS assessments. Residents may participate in various classes as part of their program plan, covering topics such as Criminal and Addictive Thinking, Thinking for a Change, Drug and Alcohol Education, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment, Relapse Prevention, Domestic Violence, Anger Management, Cognitive Skills, Parenting, and Fatherhood. These classes aim to address underlying issues and equip residents with essential skills for rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

Moreover, the Lorain/Medina CBCF and its premises enforce a strict tobacco-free policy. Nicotine products, including tobacco, chew, cigarettes, cigars, and vaping devices, are prohibited within the facility and its grounds. This policy aligns with the facility's commitment to creating a healthy and conducive environment for rehabilitation and recovery without the influence of addictive substances.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Ohio. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Lorain/Medina Community Based Correctional Facility.

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Visitation Information

Lorain/Medina Community-Based Correctional Facility - Video Visitation

Lorain/Medina CBCF offers a video visitation system provided by ICSolutions. All visitation will take place via video. Those visits may take place for free at the facility or for a fee from your home computer (running Windows) or Android device. Information on registering for visitation, scheduling, software downloads and more is available via the links at the bottom of this page.

The CBCF reserves the right to deny any prospective visitor or to terminate any visitation if the rules established for visitation have been violated.

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