Franklin County Halfway House, Inc. is chartered and begins serving clients referred by the State of Ohio.
The agency is named Alvis House in honor of Ralph W. Alvis, a former warden of the Ohio Penitentiary who had recently died in an automobile accident.
Maurice Breslin becomes the agency’s first executive director.
Alvis House becomes a United Way member agency.
Alvis House opens its second and third residential facilities in Columbus.
The agency begins serving clients referred by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Milton McAngus becomes executive director.
Employment services division opens - staff provide assessment, job readiness training and job placement assistance targeted to meet the needs of individuals who have become involved in the criminal justice system.
Wittwer Hall - a highly specialized program providing treatment services for individuals with developmental disabilities and behavioral issues - opens.
Alvis House begins serving female clients in residential treatment programs.
Robert Gloeckner becomes executive director.
Alvis House acquires Cope Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Alvis House celebrates 25th anniversary at Greek Orthodox Cathedral and honors the agency’s founding members: Irv Barkan, Dr. David Dunning, Ed Hammock, and John Holden.
The agency begins providing services to youth who have become involved in the criminal justice system.
Program services center opens - it has a computer learning center and additional space to provide cognitive behavioral therapy and substance abuse / mental health education and counseling for agency clients.
Veterans Residential Program opens in Chillicothe, Ohio, on the grounds of the VA Medical Center.
Alvis House celebrates its 30th Anniversary at the Columbus Athletic Club and Dr. David Dunning, the founder of Alvis House, is the keynote speaker.
All residential correctional programs become accredited by the American Correctional Association.
The Alvis House Fund at the Columbus Foundation is founded and the Laura Stanley Gunnels Trust for the Benefit of Alvis House is established.
OhioLink Corrections and Treatment, Inc. Residential Treatment Center in Toledo, Ohio opens.
Alvis House is twice honored with the Clifford Skeen Award.
The Alum Creek Residential Treatment Center opens in Columbus.
Denise M. Robinson becomes President and CEO.
Holistic, family-focused reentry and treatment programs begin.
Alvis House celebrates 40th Anniversary of “Opening Doors and Rebuilding Lives” at the Ohio Statehouse.
Denise M. Robinson is named to the YWCA’s Academy of Women of Achievement.
Community Connection for Ohio Offenders, which operates programs in Columbus and Lima, becomes division of Alvis House.
Alvis House Work Release Center opens in Columbus.