Topics Related to Prisons

For nearly a decade NCDAC has offered one-on-one and group peer support services to employees in an effort to help staff be at their best.

This year, the  S.H.I.E.L.D. team has transformed services and service provision to provide improved, confidential mental health counseling, peer support, and outreach services to all NCDAC employees. S.H.I.E.L.D. is an acronym that stands for “support, hope, inclusion, empowerment, loyalty and dedication.”

Each year the Moore Recycling Center, an NCDAC Correction Enterprises operation in Carthage, recycles more than 300,000 pounds of aluminum waste.

NCDAC, in partnership with TransTech, celebrated its inaugural graduating class of offenders who obtained their Commercial Drivers License (CDL) while incarcerated.

Five agency staff members were honored during NC Governor Roy Cooper's Women’s History Month Reception today at the Governor's Mansion in Raleigh. All were selected as a result of their positive impact as public servants and their meaningful efforts in support of the agency's mission.

Caswell County's two DAC facilities offer vocational skills that ease re-entry while providing positive benefits for the public.

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Deputy Secretary Stephanie Freeman shares her personal story of diagnosis and living with insulin-dependent diabetes.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. Twenty-two officers from "Class 9" and 21 officers from "Class 9A" (listed below) completed their seven-week basic training at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg.

For probation/parole officers, supervising those on probation, parole or post-release can be a challenge. The NCDAC Division of Community Supervision is addressing that challenge with special training and creating mental health probation/parole officers. 

Caswell Correctional celebrated its “End of the Leash Ceremony” at the facility this week. The program empowers offenders to train service animals, which are then placed in the community to provide help for individuals with medical diagnoses or physical disabilities.