ORIANA HOUSE
FOUNDED IN 1981
A NATIONALLY
RENOWNED
COMMUNITY
CORRECTIONS
AND CHEMICAL
DEPENDENCY
TREATMENT
AGENCY

Oriana House, Inc.
Awards and Accreditations 2003-2016

  • The Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections' 2016 James Wichtman Award to Anne Connell-Freund, Oriana House Executive Vice President
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2016 Impact Award to Deana Brutto, Oriana House Electronic Monitoring Program Manager
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2015 Clifford Skeen Award for nonresidential programs, Oriana House Day Reporting
  • 2014 International Community Corrections Association's President's Award awarded to James J. Lawrence, President/CEO of Oriana House
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2014 Clifford Skeen Award, Judge Nancy R. McDonnell Community Based Correctional Facility
  • American Correctional Association's 2013 Crystal Eagle Award, the highest award presented by the ACA
  • Licensing and accreditation are provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction and the Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Oriana House is certified under the Ohio Nonprofits Standards for Excellence
  • Dr. Robert Smith Award (2013), Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board to Turning Point Program, Oriana House Treatment Team
  • The Ohio Community Corrections Association's 2012 Leadership Award to James J. Lawrence, Oriana House President/CEO
  • 2011 Third District Cleveland Police Community Relations Committee Business Member Award to North Star Neighborhood Reentry Resource Center
  • 2010 International Community Corrections Association's Margaret Mead Award to James J. Lawrence, President/CEO of Oriana House
  • 2010 Correctional Accreditation Managers' Association Accreditation Manager of the Year Award to Dawn Baker, Accreditation Manager
  • University Park Alliance 2010 Nexus Student Award
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2008 Clifford Skeen Award for Halfway Houses
  • Project Learn of Summit County's 2008 Community Literacy Leadership Award for Halfway Houses
  • 2008 Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Corrections' Dr. Simon Dintz Award to Anne Connell-Freund, Executive Vice President of Oriana House
  • Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Standards of Excellence certification (recertified in 2008)
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2007 Clifford Skeen Award for CBCFs
  • Sister Ignatia Inaugural Award (2007), Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board, Kathy Essik, Nursing Supervisor, Oriana House
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2006 Clifford Skeen Award for Halfway Houses
  • Oriana House has 13 programs/facilities that are accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA)
  • All of the residential and nonresidential chemical dependency treatment programs provided by Oriana House are certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Correctional Accreditation Association of Ohio's Reginald A. Wilkinson Award of Excellence in Accreditation Adult Corrections Agency of the Year, 2003
  • The University of Akron Public Administration and Urban Studies Student Association's Urban Light Award (2007) to Bernie Rochford, Executive Vice President of Oriana House
  • 2003 Arthur McDonald Leadership and Service Award to Oriana House President and CEO James Lawrence
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's 2003 Director's Award for Excellence in Community Justice for Akron Family Violence Court program