Job growth and development is a key priority for Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. That means investing in workforce development programs that create opportunity for sustained employment and economic mobility for all residents.

The Cuyahoga County Office of Reentry and County Sheriff’s Office works to increase opportunities and teach new skills to those who are transitioning from prisons or jails back into the community.


  • Comprehensive Reentry Service
    A voluntary pre and post release employment and job readiness program for male adult individuals serving court sentences with the County jail and housed at the Euclid jail facility. Individuals who meet the criteria for participation in the program must engage in all aspects of working on their employment plan while at the Euclid County Jail.

  • Chopping for Change program is an effort developed between Office of Re-entry, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministries and Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) that provides women inmates set to be released in six to nine months, with training/work experience as well as wrap-around services such as substance abuse and trauma therapy to further increase re-entry success.

For additional information on Reentry.