Due to a reduction in staffing, inmate visitation will be canceled at the Nebraska State Penitentiary on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Thank you.

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Congratulations to the 15 men were awarded certificates of completion for their participation and diligence to the Alpha program at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over 11 weeks.

“I believe we are here because we want to change,” said graduate and small group leader Shawn Hutchison. “It doesn’t stop here.”

Each week, men meet in small groups and look at a different question focusing on faith. The program is designed to create positive conversation and openness.

As the men were presented their certificates, each shared their...Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Pre-Service Class 719 graduated from the academy this week. NDCS welcomes them to our work family!Read more

Learning new skills, communication and building relationships are important parts of work at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. The Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) held a Case Management Retreat for its unit teammates to focus on enhancing these skills.

The day-long event was spent learning at the Cornhusker State Industries Conference Room and also at Pioneers Park where the group conducted several team building exercises.

“Tony Cruz presented information on how to continue assisting the people living at the facility with a positive path throughout their time there,” said...Read more

Chuck Glenn dedicated 12 years of his life to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), six of those specifically to Lincoln Correctional Center. Learn why.

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Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) hosted its first official RISE kickoff.

This moment in the class signifies a time when the women take ownership over their lives and focus on taking control of their future as they work to be positive contributors to their community.

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It was an inspiring and emotional day for a group of men living at the Nebraska State Penitentiary and Lincoln Correctional Center as they stood proud, watching their pups from non-profit group Domesti-PUPS graduate as trained service dogs. Each K-9 will now take their place beside a person who will need their assistance in a variety of ways. This video from Domesti-PUPS gives a glimpse into the trainers at NDCS and the future these dogs will make possible for their new people.

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The Mental Health Association (MHA) of Nebraska recently held its 4th Annual Grill & Chill at its newest Honu Home of Lincoln. The Honu Home is a respite facility operated by the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Nebraska. It provides continual peer support to clients who qualify for placement at the home. These clients are men and women who used to live at NDCS facilities who may struggle with mental and behavioral health challenges.

The new, larger Honu Home is able to house and assist 20 people at a time. The event doubled as an open house and thank you to the community and volunteers who stepped up to donate...Read more

Everyone is invited to the NDCS Honor Guard's Corn Hole Tournament benefiting the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation on Saturday, August 3rd. Registration and payment deadline is July 26th.

Contact Jill Ourada at jill.ourada@nebraska.gov to sign up or for more information.Read more