Community Corrections Center - Omaha

Community Corrections Center - Omaha is a community-based facility that is located in Omaha, Nebraska. This facility houses male inmates that are classified as Community A and Community B custody inmates. 

The facility has 87 beds designated for male inmates assigned to the work detail program and 92 beds available for male inmates participating in the work release program.

Community custody is the lowest custody level and the least restrictive environment. Individuals assigned at the Community Corrections Center - Omaha participate in "work detail" or "work release." 

When the inmate first arrives at this facility, they will spend their first several weeks after arrival are spent on work detail, which is a job in the community supervised by corrections staff or community staff with specific corrections training. These jobs are usually with state agencies and vary from cleaning and road crews to maintenance or office work.

When the inmate finishes their work detail, they are given the opportunity to go into the community and look for a job. When they find a job, the inmate is assigned to work release, and they can receive wages and pay 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 follow a pre-approved schedule. They are also responsible for their own clothing and personal items, and they must pay room and board at a rate of $12 per day.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visitors will not normally be permitted access to the facility prior to submitting the visiting request form and getting approval. Inmates assigned to the Community Corrections Center-Omaha are responsible for obtaining visiting forms for their requested visitors.

Visiting hours at Community Corrections Center - Omaha are on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

No more than four adults may visit an inmate during any one visiting period.

Dress Code

Casual attire is appropriate, and clothing should not be distracting or offensive to inmates or to other visitors and must be in good repair. 

Shoes are required to be worn at all times, and open-toe shoes are allowed. A lightweight outer jacket/sweater without any pockets may be worn in the visiting area. 

Visitors must wear undergarments, but they can’t wear multiple layers of undergarments. Females must wear one bra and one pair of underwear (10 years of age or under are not required to wear a bra). Males must wear one pair of underwear/undershorts. 

Visitors are not allowed to wear a combination of both khaki colored pants and a shirt at the same time when they visit. A visitor may wear khaki pants or a khaki shirt, but never at the same time when visiting. 

Shorts or skirts must be below the knee when standing/sitting. Shirts and dresses must cover the shoulders. Clothing with pictures, symbols, or language that may be considered profane or offensive by current public standards is not allowed. Tops of clothing shall be no lower than the collarbone in the front and back.

Children 10 years or younger may be allowed to visit if wearing shorts, skirts, or rompers. 

Clothing that is tight fitting (clothing will be considered tight fitting if it reveals the outline of genitalia or the areola), revealing, or made of see-through fabric shall not be allowed 

Clothes will be expected to be in good repair with no rips, tears, or pockets that are torn to allow access beneath the garment. 

Hats, headbands, hooded clothing, or outerwear are not allowed. Clergy are permitted to wear religious headwear. 

Watches, exercise trackers, and similar devices are not permitted. 

Visitor Items

Visitors are permitted the following items in the visiting room/area: 

  • Heart and asthma medication in the original container. Other medication may not be taken into the visiting area without approval. 
  • Parents with infants may bring in two, factory sealed, single-serving, ready-to-feed formula or two clear bottles (no glass), four disposable diapers, eight wet wipes inside a clear bag, one receiving blanket, one plastic teething instrument.
  • Where paper currency is not authorized, each visitor (adults and minors) may bring up to $20.00 in change (example – one visitor with a child would be allowed to bring up to $40.00 in change) for use in the vending machines where vending machines are available. 
  • No vending/canteen items may be taken back to the housing unit by the inmate. 

All other personal property must be secured in your vehicle or in lockers provided by the facility.

Physical Address

Community Corrections Center - Omaha
2320 Avenue J
Omaha, NE 68110-2766

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General Phone Number

​(402) 595-2010

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name, DOC Number, and Housing Unit
Community Corrections Center - Omaha
2320 Avenue J
Omaha, NE 68110-2766

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Community Corrections Center - Omaha, but they do have access to phones during daytime hours and can make outgoing calls, which are typically made by calling collect or through a prepaid account. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Nebraska, please click here.

How to Send Money

You can send money to an inmate at Community Corrections Center - Omaha through JPay. You can use their website, their JPay mobile app, in-person at MoneyGram agent locations, or by calling 1-800-574-5729.

You must know the inmate’s full name and their DOC number to send money through JPay.

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.

Programs For Inmates

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.

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.

MAINTENANCE: A small number of inmates are assigned to a work detail position that performs general maintenance such as unclogging 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 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.

CLINICAL TREATMENT” Continuing Care-Sex Offender Program, Non-residential Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Program (IOP), and Non-residential Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment (OP) 

NON-CLINICAL PROGRAMS: Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), Thinking For A Change

PRO-SOCIAL ACTIVITIES: Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Religious Classes, Restorative Circle, Recreation, 

REENTRY: Assistance for Social Security Application, Discharge Planning, and Reentry planning.

SOCIAL WORK SERVICES: Community Coordination, Living Needs, Medical Services Coordination, Specialized Housing Services

VOCATIONAL/LIFE SKILLS: Health Course, Metro Community College, Right Start, Reconnect: Success Prep

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