Northeast Reintegration Center

Northeast Reintegration Center is a minimum-security prison for female inmates that is located in Cleveland, Ohio. Operated by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections, this facility has a population of approximately 620 inmates.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting is by on-line reservation only. Please click here to make online visit reservations. You may also use Android Mobile App: “GTL VisMobile” or call the GTL Visitor Support number - (855) 208-7349.

Each Visitor (including children) must register on-line and receive a visitor ID number. The Northeast Reintegration Center Visiting hours and days are as follows: 

Saturdays, Sundays, and Tuesdays
1st session – 8 am to 12:30 pm ▪ 2nd session – 1 pm to 5:30 pm (VISITORS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED IN BETWEEN 1:30 pm – 2 pm) 

Mondays ▪ 1st session – 9 am to 1:30 pm (VISITORS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED IN BETWEEN 1:30 pm – 2 pm) ▪ 2nd session – 2 pm to 6:30 pm 

Please do not plan on arriving at the institution prior to 15 minutes before visiting hours. 

Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. You will receive an email notification if your visit has to be rescheduled. You are therefore strongly encouraged to provide GTL with a valid email address when you register on-line. 

**Visitors currently approved may create an account, then unit staff will be notified to confirm it in the system (up to 5 business days). Once it is confirmed, reservations may be scheduled on the GTL site. 

**New applicants will be required to complete an application form (hard copy) and submit it with the supporting documentation. Potential visitors may create an account however, the review of documentation and confirmation on-line must occur prior to receiving approval for scheduling visits on the GTL site. 

When making online reservations, all visitors being scheduled for the visit MUST be listed on the reservation and all visitors must be visitors who have been first APPROVED at the Institution. Visits are scheduled between five and 30 days in advance.

Visiting Applications, Reservations, and Procedures

Each potential visitor must complete a Visiting Application and have it approved before visiting an inmate. Visitation will not be allowed until your application has been processed and you have been approved and notified. For complete details, click here.

Dress Code

Appropriate clothing and undergarments must be worn (i.e., bra, slip, and underwear) to visit an inmate.

Inappropriate clothing includes, but is not limited to:

  • See-through clothing of any kind.
  • Tops or dresses that expose the midriff or have open backs or open sides (such as any sleeveless clothing such as halter tops, tube tops, cropped tops, tank tops, and muscle shirts).
  • Low-cut clothing cut in a manner that exposes the chest.
  • Any clothing that inappropriately exposes undergarments.
  • Skirts, dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes with the hem or slit above the mid-knee.
  • Wrap-around skirts/dresses or break-away type pants.
  • Clothing with any gang related markings.
  • Clothing with obscene and/or offensive pictures, slogans, language, and/or gestures.
  • Form-fitted clothing made from Spandex or Lycra or other similar knit material such as leotards, unitards, bicycle shorts, tight jeans, or tight pants.
  • Clothing with inappropriate holes/rips, including shoulder cut-outs.
  • No smartwatches or fitness monitors (such as fitbits).

Purses, handbags, and backpacks are not permitted. Diaper bags and infant carriers are allowed, but clear plastic bags are preferred. You may bring:

  • A reasonable number of diapers and baby wipes
  • Three plastic baby bottles
  • Three plastic containers of baby food
  • One pacifier

Physical Address

Northeast Reintegration Center
2675 East 30th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number
Northeast Reintegration Center
2675 East 30th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115

You must include the inmate’s name and DOC number on the envelope of all inmate mail. You can find your inmate’s DOC number by calling Central Inmate Records at 614-752-1076, or you can use the online tool.

JPay Email Option
Please visit JPay for additional information about emailing your incarcerated loved one at Northeast Reintegration Center.

The Inmate Food and Sundry Package Program
Family, friends, and inmates may order food and sundry packages from approved vendors  Keefe Group/Access Securepak, Union Supply Direct, and Walkenhorsts. Inmates have access to catalogs, flyers, and order forms for these programs.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at Northeast Reintegration Center do have access to phones, but they can’t receive incoming calls. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Ohio, please click here.

How to Send Money

You can send money to your inmate at Northeast Reintegration Center through JPay or the ConnectNetwork only if you are an approved (or tentatively approved) visitor. 

  • MAIL - You can make deposits by U.S. Mail through JPay. Each money order must be accompanied by the Money Order Deposit form, found on the JPay Website and a copy of your driver's license (or state ID or passport). This will be used to match your name to the visiting list. The name on the money order must exactly match:
    • the name on the driver's license, state ID, or passport; AND
    • the name and date of birth used to register as a visitor with DRC
    • Money orders may not exceed $200, unless approved in advance by the institution Warden.
    • You will not be able to send any letters to the inmate with the money order. Any letters sent to inmates with the money order will be discarded.
    • Please visit the JPay website for additional information.

  • ONLINE - Send money through the  ConnectNetwork website with deposits using credit or debit cards. OffenderConnect charges a transaction fee for using this service. 
  • TELEPHONE - Call 1-888-988-4PMT (4768), reference Site ID 86 when prompted by the automated attendant. Deposits can be made through the toll-free number using credit or debit cards. There is a transaction fee for using this service.

Programs For Inmates

Cage Your Rage

Cage Your Rage program focuses on helping the offenders with anger issues stemming from life circumstances. The offenders are taught coping skills, thinking skills, and how to think before they react.

Faith Based Reintegration

The Faith Based Reintegration Program concentrates on the offenders, their family members, sponsors, and mentors. The program is facilitated by NERC staff and local religious volunteers. The program provides three semesters of programming centered on the spiritual, emotional, family, and social needs for the offender. 

The program participants will complete three programs per semester, attend two religious services per week, and develop a three-year reentry plan. Throughout the year program participants have the opportunity to unite with their family in family worship gatherings, fine arts celebrations, and academic graduations.

Military Preparation

The Military Program is about structure, discipline, and stability. Leadership and teamwork also play a vital role in the program. The drills and physical training keep the mind and body fit and healthy. By instilling core values, it helps the recruits be respectful of peers and staff. They are taught leadership skills that apply to their daily lives. The offenders learn to develop courage to overcome any obstacles including the obstacle that brought them to prison.

Money Smarts

The Money Smarts program is a class about the “basics” involved in money management. Participants will learn how to budget expenses and money; ways to decrease spending/increase income; the importance in saving money, how to choose a credit card, how to responsibly use a credit card and how to obtain a credit to build or repair poor credit. 


The Mosaic Program is an innovative therapeutic residential trauma treatment program designed to help women make connections between their traumatic and abusive histories, their addiction and incarceration.  

The program model encompasses empirically validated and gender responsive approaches to treatment. Mosaic is partially funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance in cooperation with Recovery Resources, a full service community mental health/addiction treatment agency in Cleveland.

Responsible Family

The Responsible Family Life Skills program focuses on several different components. The components are as follows: getting to know yourself, communication, sharing and interaction, the impact of crime, community justice, repairing family community, adolescence and pop culture influence, taking responsibility, dynamics of family and culture, and morality.

Roots of Success

The Roots of Success program is an empowering environmental literacy and job readiness curriculum for corrections and re-entry programs. This program helps institutions achieve their sustainability goals and prepare offenders for employment opportunities in the green economy upon reentry into society.

Thinking For Change

The Thinking for Change program is an integrated cognitive behavioral change for offenders that includes cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem solving skills. It’s a continuum of interventions to address the cognitive, social, and emotional needs of the offender population.

Victims Awareness

The Victim Awareness Program is designed to allow offenders to participate in and learn the effects of crime on victims. The program includes activities such as thought provoking homework assignments and an opportunity to speak directly with victims of crime and ask the questions of how crime has affected their lives.

Moving On

Moving On is an intervention program specifically for women who are involved with the criminal justice system. The overarching goal of this program is to assist women in mobilizing and developing personal and social resources to reduce the risk of future criminal behavior. This program can be offered on an individual or group basis to women who are detained or living in the community. 

Moving On ascribes to two philosophical and overlapping tenets. First, Moving On is a gender-responsive program that is based on theory and research concerned with women. Second, the program aims not only at reducing criminal behavior but also increasing the health and well-being of women, their families, and the community.

Chopping for Change (C4C)

Chopping for Change is an innovative collaboration with Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries (LMM) that provides pre-release training and behavioral health services to NERC residents. C4C includes several programming phases such as parenting classes, life skills, Alcohol and Other Drug treatment, and LMM’s full culinary training program where participants gain practice in LMM’s commercial kitchen and access counseling and case management. 

This groundbreaking model is effective because it provides meaningful work experience and training for incarcerated women that empower them to rejoin the labor force. It also minimizes the shock of reintegration after release by creating a graduated reintegration process with the appropriate levels of security, support, and services. 

C4C also enables incarcerated women from across the state to return home equipped with valuable personal and professional skills which will position them for success at the time of their release, ease their re-entry experience, and decrease recidivism.


The STRONG Recovery Community is a new unit specifically designed for the needs of offenders that suffer from addiction. The STRONG Unit is defined by Sobriety, Transformation, Recovery, Optimism, New Beginnings, and Gratitude. The premise of the unit is to focus on addiction, sobriety, recovery, and behavior modification. 

This recovery unit is the cornerstone for offenders who desire to transform their lives prior to their release. It gives offenders the opportunity to develop a healthy way of living suitable for society and to begin living a life of sobriety with positive influences and resources to assist them in their transition back to the community.


 One of the newer programs at NERC is the TOPUCU Program. The Only Person “U” Cheat is “U.” TOPUCU is a program designed to transform your thinking and actions. Consider it a training camp for the mind. In the area of personal development/SEL it makes what seems complex – understandable. And, what seems insurmountable – obtainable. 

The program offers Seven Lessons for transformation. It’s based on the secrets that successful people have been using for years – athletes, entertainers, CEOs, innovators, and pioneers around the globe.

Community Services

  • University Settlement
  • Under the Wing Dog Program
  • Kitten Crazy
  • U Lucky Dog DayCare and Grooming
  • Butterfly Program with the Natural History Museum
  • Pilot Dog Program
  • ODOT Partnership
  • Cleveland APL Dog Program
  • Berea Animal Rescue


  • Adult Basic Education (ABLE)
  • Pre-GED
  • GED
  • Animal Trainer
  • Building Maintenance
  • Cook
  • Film & Video Editing
  • Janitorial Service
  • Recovery Operator

Vocational Programs

  • Horticulture
  • Administrative Technology
  • Advance Job Training (YSU)

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Careers at Northeast Reintegration Center

If you are interested in a career with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections — and would like to apply for a job at the Northeast Reintegration Center — you can find out more information about available jobs by clicking here.