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In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

NDCS Social Media Posts

What a special time for these dads and daughters to build memories! This month Christian Heritage sponsored their annual Father-Daughter Dance at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. At this event, fathers are given an extra special opportunity to connect and bond with their children.

We are so thankful for the community partnership with Christian Heritage and the many NDCS teammates who helped put this event together for the population and their families. #NDCSEvents #BuildYourFutureRead more

In honor of #NationalPuppyDay we’re celebrating some of our past pups from two amazing programs, Second Chance Pups and DomestiPUPS.

Enjoy this cuteness overload, and happy puppy day from NDCS!Read more

Meet Reentry Specialist Tyler Ladd! His favorite part of the job is seeing families reunited as their loved ones reenter the community.

Ladd currently works with the Community Corrections Center - Lincoln population, but has also served at the Omaha Correctional Center, Reception and Treatment Center and Work Ethic Camp.

As a reentry specialist, his goal is to continue growing and taking every opportunity to learn. He shares that some of the greatest development opportunities during his three years with NDCS have been the friends and connections he’s made through the agency. For others interested in this type of...Read more

Hats off to this amazing team of NDCS social workers! On #nationalsocialworkersday we’re shining a light on the important work this group does to meet the needs of our population.

As mental health professionals, the team takes a holistic approach to ensuring individuals have the right resources in the facilities and also the appropriate level of care in the community. By creating plans that meet the needs of their clients, they promote safety and successful community reintegration. And they do it all with a focus on teamwork among their group, NDCS staff and community supporters.

As a testament to their...Read more

At NDCS, we’re always looking for ways to recognize team members who go the extra mile, and Corporal (Cpl.) James Moles is one of those teammates!

Cpl. Moles is regarded as a dedicated and highly adaptable teammate, consistently going above and beyond in his duties. On top of that, those on his team say he’s a positive person who sets an excellent example for those around him. He was selected as the Employee of the Month at the Reception and Treatment Center (RTC).

Cpl. Moles began his career with the agency in 2002 as an officer and second generation NDCS teammate — and his son has since continued the legacy....Read more

Intentional Peer Support (IPS) is a program that encourages individuals with similar life experiences to walk alongside each other in supportive relationships.

Last year, IPS specialists held more than 2,000 one-on-one sessions with their peers. Talk about using your skills and experiences to make a difference!

Congratulations to the newest IPS specialists at the Nebraska State Penitentiary. #BuildYourFutureRead more

Spring may be right around the corner, but teammates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) are celebrating the last days of winter with a soup and chili contest. There was a great variety to choose from like chili, Hungarian mushroom soup, and lentil curry soup. NSP teammates were invited to vote on their favorites — with a good ol’ taste test.

The top choice was Michelle Decker’s taco soup, followed by Jennifer Hood’s broccoli and cheddar soup as the runner up. Allyson Bennett scored the third choice with her chicken chili. Thank you to everyone who made soup or chili and also to those who had the difficult task of...Read more

Meet Reentry Specialist Trisha Larkin! She shares that the most rewarding part of her career is knowing she has made a difference in a person’s life, no matter how big or small.

As a reentry specialist, she works with individuals at the Community Corrections Center - Lincoln (CCC-L) to bridge gaps by connecting them to the right resources and assisting them in developing quality reentry plans for a successful future. For anyone interested in this career path, she shares that the work requires organization, consistency, quality engagement, networking and a sense of humor!

Larkin is a valuable member of the reentry...Read more