The Idaho Department of Correction values respect for diversity and humanity in each other and those under our jurisdiction.

#PrideMonth [read more...]

Nampa Community Reentry Center residents raised $1,600 for a Cinco de Mayo celebration they had at the center.  

Half of that cost went toward their celebration, which they used to purchase tacos from Pantera Market. 

The other half went to the purchase of these six bikes and helmets picked out by  Correctional Case Manager Jasmine Aviti and  residents Jeremy Lopez, Brandon Sedin, Michael Labelle, Joseph Puga, Adan Oviedo, and Elijah Anderson. [read more...]

Residents at East Boise CRC recently took time out of their schedules to organize homeless bags that were donated to Interfaith Sanctuary Mission.

The residents not only accepted donations from their employers to create over 100 bags, but donated their own money as well. 

The bags consisted of items such as hygiene products, clothing, and snacks.

EBCRC residents also had the opportunity to personally deliver some of these bags to members of the community, which is always such a rewarding experience. [read more...]

Geo Reentry Services and the District 1 Probation & Parole office recently celebrated the progress of SR, who was referred to the Coeur d'Alene Connection and Intervention Station (CIS) in January 2021.

When SR was referred to the CIS by her supervising officer she was full of self doubt, in debt, unemployed, had recently been evicted and she knew that something had to change.

SR has worked hard at the CIS - she has completed her community service, paid off her fines, found a job and currently has over 160 days of sobriety! [read more...]

The Idaho Department of Correction is preparing to resume in-person visitation at its correctional facilities for the first time since it was suspended last year in response to the pandemic.

Visitation will resume on a facility-by-facility basis as it is deemed safe to do so. Factors that will be considered are the rate at which a facility’s residents have been vaccinated, and the results of recent Covid testing at the facility, and in the community in which the facility is located.  [read more...]