Inmate Services

Recreation Unit

The Recreation Unit supervises a program of scheduled exercise in the facility's gymnasium and ensures the availability and maintenance of exercise equipment and recreational materials throughout the facility.

Education Unit

The Education Unit provides educational opportunities (Adult Basic Education, pre-GED and GED) to enhance the individual’s academic skill level.

Library Unit

The Library Unit provides leisure and law library services as part of the County library system, and oversees the use of a computer-assisted learning system.

Vocational Programs Unit

The Vocational Programs Unit provides vocational training opportunities for inmates, which currently include a barber/styling school, an automotive repair program, a landscaping program, an animal management program, nail technology and cosmetology program and the Outside Work Detail.

Juvenile Services

Juvenile Services are provided through the JACS Program (Juveniles in Adult Correctional Settings), a comprehensive approach to managing juveniles in a facility that was built for managing adult offenders. The County school system provides instructors for the program. Other aspects include cognitive behavioral based counseling, anger management, decision-making, substance abuse education, health education, and physical exercise.

Religious Services

Religious Services are provided by the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry. A full-time and part-time chaplain are responsible for attending to the spiritual needs of all inmates and coordinating the provision of services by ministers of all faiths as well as a cadre of volunteers.

Prevention with Incarcerated Persons (PIP)

Prevention with Incarcerated Persons (PIP) is an education and counseling service targeting incarcerated persons whose behavior carries a high risk for transmission of HIV. Provided by the County Health Department, it targets inmates who are within six months of release, and is designed to empower clients to identify and reduce such high-risk behavior.

The Women's Empowerment Program

The Women's Empowerment Program consists of counseling, life skills and education services exclusively for female offenders. It includes an aftercare component that assists clients with the reintegration process for a year after their release.