Community Corrections

Community Corrections screens and recommends placement of adult offenders diverted from incarceration, contracts with ICCS and Peer 1 for services, audits service providers and provides staff support to the Jefferson County Community Corrections Board and screening committee. Offenders referred to Community corrections must undergo a stringent multilevel approval process prior to acceptance and placement. 

Services

Community Corrections provides:

  • Cost-saving alternative to incarceration
  • Structured environment designed for success of the client
  • Allows client to work, pay child support, taxes and restitution
  • Reintegrates offenders into the community and reunites families
  • Teaches re-socialization skills and social norm expectations
  • Provides a safe and secure environment for the client While improving public safety
  • Allows those with a criminal history a second chance at productivity