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Community Corrections Center - Omaha

Community Corrections Center - Omaha

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General Information
Warden
Ryan Mahr
Public Information Officer
Dave Erickson: david.erickson@nebraska.gov
Phone
402.595.2010
Fax
402.595.3701
Address
2320 Avenue J
Omaha, NE 68110

About the Facility

The Community Corrections Center-Omaha is a community-based facility that houses male and female inmates that are classified as Community A and Community B custody inmates. The facility has 60 beds designated for male inmates assigned to the work detail program and 96 beds available for male inmates participating in the work release program. There are 24 beds designated for female inmates.


General Information

Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least restrictive environment. Individuals assigned here participate in "work detail" or "work release." 

The first several weeks after arrival are spent on work detail - a job in the community supervised by corrections staff or community staff with specific corrections training. Work detail assignments are generally for NDCS or other state agencies and can include cleaning and road crews., maintenance or administrative office work.

Following a time on work detail, individuals are provided an opportunity to go into the community to look for jobs. Once a job is secured and community corrections staff have been in contact with the employer, individuals can be assigned to work release. Individuals on work release are employed in the community, receive competitive wages and pay applicable taxes. Also available is educational release, where individuals attend local vocational/technical/business/community colleges and universities. Individuals are responsible for their own transportation to and from work and are expected to adhere to a pre-approved schedule.are responsible for his/her own clothing and personal items and pay room and board of $12 per day.


Directions to the Facility

Interstate 480, to the North Freeway (Highway 75 North) and exit at Cuming Street . Head east on Cuming Street as it becomes Abbott Drive going north. Turn right on Locust Street (going east) to 23rd Street. Turn right on 23rd Street (going south) and go one block to Avenue "J" and turn left (going east). CCC-O will be a block ahead on your left. 

Visiting Hours
CCCO Visiting Hours
Saturday12:30pm - 3:30pm
Sunday12:30pm - 3:30pm

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day holidays.  

Visitors will not normally be permitted access to the facility prior to submittal of the visiting request form and approval of the Facility Administrator/designee.  

Inmates assigned to the Community Corrections Center-Omaha are responsible for obtaining visiting forms for their requested visitors.

Visiting Procedures

Programs

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Programs & Services

Below is a brief record of every available program and service provided by this correctional facility. If it there is any additional facility-specific information pertaining to these programs and services, it will be found under the "Additional Information" tab.

**Please keep in mind that if there is no additional information provided by the facility, the "Additional Information" tab will not be displayed.
Program Description Type
Continuing Care-Sex Offender Program

This program helps participants maintain and strengthen the gains they made in other treatment programs. It also helps participants navigate new challenges and helps support the transition back to a community setting. Also offered on parole. 

Clinical Treatment
Non-residential Treatment for Substance Abuse: IOP & OP

Intensive outpatient and outpatient services are available to individuals with lower-need substance abuse disorders.

Clinical Treatment
Living Well

This program provides individuals with techniques to manage chronic health conditions.  

Non-Clinical Programs
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT)

MRT is an evidence-based, cognitive behavioral intervention. It is facilitated by correctional staff members and operated by group members. The program targets criminal thinking and reduces the risk of recidivism.  

Non-Clinical Programs
ABE/ASE General Population

ABE/ASE general population education programs are for adult students who need to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma or brush up on basic skills regardless of their diploma status. 

Education Programs
ESL/ELL

English as a second language (ESL) is designed to aid those students not fluent in English learn to speak, read, hear and write the language so they can better function in society. 

Education Programs
High School

NDCS operates its own school district with a high school. Students of all ages may attend high school classes. Individuals under 18 who have not graduated from high school are required to be in school. Students can earn a high school diploma. 

Education Programs
Job Skills & Readiness

This program teaches communication skills for relationship building, which provides greater ability to obtain employment. 

Education Programs
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) is an organization to encourage its members to read, and listen at meetings to information provided through speakers. Members may use the program as a foundation to encourage and provide opportunities in facing the truth about their accountability for their addiction. 

Pro-Social Activities
Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous encourages its members to attend meetings, read and listen to speakers. Membership in the program serves as a foundation to encourage and face the truth about addiction. 

Pro-Social Activities
Religious Programming

The Nebraska Department of Correctional services provides accommodations for 20 different religions. Inmates may attend a variety of religious services.

Pro-Social Activities
Sports leagues

A variety of different sports leagues are offered throughout NDCS facilities. Please check with recreational specialists for more information.

Pro-Social Activities
Discharge Planning

Approximately four to five months prior to discharge, reentry specialists work with individuals to ensure a reentry plan is completed. The plan allows for a smooth transition to the community and focuses on housing, transportation, employment, education, and medical/mental health services as needed. 

Reentry Services
Reentry planning

Clients develop comprehensive reentry plans that include housing/transitional living, employment/education, transportation, ID credentials, medical/mental and behavioral health treatment.

Reentry Services
Vocational and Life Skills Programming

See non-clinical programs list for more details. 

Reentry Services
Clinical Treatment Programs

See clinical programs list for more details.

Crisis Intervention

Provided on an as-needed basis, clinicians are available to assist individuals in a mental health crisis.  

Healthy Living

This program, delivered by a wellness expert, provides preventative health education and nutrition.

Individual/Group Psychotherapy

Licensed, clinical therapists provide one-on-one or group therapy sessions as needed. 

Restrictive Housing

Restrictive Housing conducts out of cell and front of cell assessments, treatment plans and segregation mental status evaluations. 

Risk Assessment/ Psychological Evaluations

Risk Assessments and Psychological Evaluations provide diagnosis clarification, intelligence testing and Dementia screening. 

Skilled Nursing Facility

On-call Skilled Nursing Facilities manage crises dealing with medical emergencies, behavioral issues and suicide watches.

Transition Services

Transition Services are available to those transitioning to or from general population or protective management. Mental Health professionals may assists with these services.

Assistance for Social Security Application

Social workers provide assistance in obtaining and completing Social Security applications to individuals who qualify and are 90 days from discharge, post-release supervision or parole. 

Social Work Services
Community Coordination

Social workers coordinate with a variety of community providers and agencies for mental health services, substance abuse treatment and medical services. Providers include the Veteran's Administration, DHHS, treatment agencies, private practice and non-profit organizations.

Social Work Services
Living Needs

Social workers assist individuals with high medical/mental health needs to find clothing resources, apply for benefits or general assistance and other life needs.  

Social Work Services
Medical Services Coordination

Social workers assist individuals with high medical needs to set appointments for medication management, healthcare and provide resources to obtain medical insurance. 

Social Work Services
Specialized Housing Services

Social workers provide assistance to individuals with high medical/mental health needs to obtain transitional living, assisted living or skilled nursing care, as needed. 

Social Work Services
Specialized Population Served

Specialized Population Served offers services for inmates with mental illness or serious chronic medical conditions that are high risk and multi-needs. 

Social Work Services
ABC Construction: OSHA Certificate***

"The Core Curriculum" is the foundation course for all National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) apprenticeship training programs. It is followed by a building project that allows students to experience work-based and learn hands-on applications in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, drywall, roofing, finish carpentry and painting. 

Vocational/Life Skills Programs
Cornhusker State Industries

Cornhusker State Industries (CSI) establishes employment opportunities for individuals that approximate private-sector work opportunities. 

Vocational/Life Skills Programs
Re-Entry Program

This workshop provides support, life skills and employment skills through the use of mock interviews and problem solving. 

Vocational/Life Skills Programs
ReConnect: Vocational and Life Skills Program ***

ReConnect places emphasis on employment preparation and retention skills while also helping clients develop comprehensive problem solving and life skills needed to be successful in the workplace and in life. 

Vocational/Life Skills Programs
Western Alternative Corrections ***

Services offered by Western Alternative Corrections include but are not limited to: Residential, Transition Skills, Basic Money Management, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Parenting, Family Reunification, Vocational Assessments, Job Placement Services, Individual Program Planning, Risk/Needs Assessment, Progress Meetings, Case Notes and Release Planning.

Vocational/Life Skills Programs
Additional Information

 

Community Corrections Center-Omaha CIP Program

The Community Corrections Center-Omaha manages the Community Incentive Program. The CIP offers incentives and privileges such as furloughs and family activity passes to those inmates who are making positive progress towards addressing their identified needs and deficits.

Mail/Phone: Mail is delivered to the inmate population six (6) days per week. Cumulative phone calls placed by inmates on the Inmate Calling System cannot exceed 20 minutes per day. A pay phone is located in the lobby of the facility that may be used by inmates to contact employers or sponsors. Additionally, inmates may use the Inmate Calling System to make legal phone calls to their listed attorneys.

Laundry: Laundry facilities are available to all inmates here at CCC-O. Inmates are permitted to launder their state issue and personal clothing any time during the day during non-curfew hours, or they may send their laundry out to the laundry facility at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

Health Care: The CCC-O and the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) share health care services. Emergency services are available to CCC-O inmates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Creighton Medical Center is located within a five (5) minute drive of the facility. Health care services staff makes regular visits to the institution to conduct pill call as well as answer those medical questions Monday through Sunday each week. Requests to see someone from health care services can be made by completing an interview request form and sending it to health care services at OCC. Routine sick call services will be scheduled as determined by health services staff.

Mental Health Services: The CCC-O and the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) share the services of the OCC Mental Health Department. Some of the services include crisis intervention, psychotropic assessment and psychological evaluations. Mental health counseling is also available to CCC-O inmates in the local community.

Library: The Community Corrections Center-Omaha maintains an assortment of books in its dayroom area for recreational reading. Legal library services are available at the Klutznick Law Library on the Creighton University campus.

In-Service Training: The CCC-O and the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) share the services of the OCC Training Department. Training is provided for staff in firearms, first aid, CPR, emergency plans, administrative enhancements, and other relevant subjects meeting all ACA requirements. The objective of the required training is to ensure that staff members remain proficient in the areas necessary for an effective and efficient operation. Staff members receive a minimum of 40 hours service training annually. The Community Corrections Center-Omaha encourages its staff members to continue their education and attend seminars, conferences and training that enhances their personal development.

Food Service: The Food Service Department’s staff consists of a Food Service Director, Food Service Manager and Food Service Specialists. A registered dietician regularly reviews and assists in the preparation of the Department of Corrections Services master menu. The master menu follows a five-week cycle designed to meet all nutritional, medical, and religious needs or requirements of the inmate population.

Maintenance: There is two (2) full time maintenance staff assigned to CCC-O who are dedicated to the maintenance of the facility and grounds. A small number of inmates are assigned to a work detail position that performs general maintenance such as unplugging drains, drywall repair, painting, light replacement and maintaining the facility grounds. Work orders are submitted to the maintenance supervisor when repairs require experience or expertise beyond the ability of our work detail inmates.

Canteen System: The Community Corrections Center-Omaha does not operate an inmate canteen. Inmates assigned to the facility utilize a local convenience store, which is a short distance from the facility and local stores and vendors in the community to purchase hygiene products, instant beverages and snack items. Inmates may also purchase snacks and drinks from the vending machines that are located in the commons, lobby and dayroom areas of the facility.

Religious Services: The Community Corrections Center-Omaha and the OCC share the services of the OCC Religious Coordinator. Inmates assigned to the facility may utilize passes up to twenty (20) hours per month to attend worship services of their faith in the local community.

Education: The Community Corrections Center-Omaha and the OCC share the services of a department GED instructor. An instructor is available within the institution to tutor inmates and assists them in preparing to obtain their GED. In addition to ABE/GED assistance, the Community Corrections Center-Omaha manages educational release and part-time educational release programs. Inmates participating in either form of educational release attend courses at local universities, community colleges, and vocational or technical schools.

Volunteer / Sponsor Program: The Department encourages citizen involvement and volunteer programs in all of its correctional institutions and program areas. A citizen involvement and volunteer program can provide helpful services in a wide variety of offender programs. The volunteer / sponsor services program was developed to provide community custody inmates with the opportunity to experience personal growth and make positive progress toward their release through contact and association with individuals and organizations in the community. Volunteer / sponsors can assist offenders by providing a means of expanding activities and services for them. The program utilizes non-paid personnel to support inmate activities in the community by providing transportation for those inmates into the community for the purpose of sponsoring them on:

  • Personal needs passes
  • Religious passes
  • Programming passes
  • Job seeking passes and
  • Daytime furloughs

No employee of the department may serve as a sponsor for inmates within the agency without the approval of the director. Rules for the protection of staff, volunteers and the inmate population and the orderly operation of the institutions that have been established will be followed. For additional information view the Community Corrections Center-Omaha sponsor services procedures.

 


 

Community Corrections Center-Omaha Sponsor Services Procedures

Debit Card / Money: All inmates assigned to the CCC-O will be issued a prepaid debit card within a few days of their arrival to the facility. The card will be issued in the inmate’s committed name and inmate identification number. The inmate debit card will be the primary means for inmates to access approved funds for spending purposes. Inmate funds will be transferred once per week from the inmates’ institutional account to the debit card account. The prepaid debit card works similar to a credit card but allows the owner of the card to only spend funds up to the amount available on their card account. The balance will decrease as funds are spent or withdrawn from an automated teller machine (ATM). This card does not have a credit line available. The prepaid debit card has been restricted to certain merchant codes and vendors.

News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (17-49)

CONTACT Dawn-Renee Smith, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | dawnrenee.smith@nebraska.gov

September 15, 2017 (Omaha, Neb.) – Nicholas Hupp, inmate 66562, walked away from the Community Corrections Center – Omaha (CCC-O) on September 13, 2017. Hupp is a suspect in a recent crime in Omaha.

Hupp (30) is a white male with black hair, brown eyes. He is 6 ft. tall and approximately 200 pounds; see attached photo. Call Omaha Police Department at 402-444-5656 if you have any information on his whereabouts.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (17-09)

CONTACT Dawn-Renee Smith, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | dawnrenee.smith@nebraska.gov

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