JOSEPH HARP CORRECTIONAL CENTER Visiting Information:
Level one offenders who are eligible for one hour of visitation per week may begin visiting at 9:00a.m. on the Saturday or Sunday of their choice. • Level two offenders who are eligible for two hours of visitation per week, visitors may begin the check in process at 12:30p.m. on either Saturday or Sunday. These offenders will be given the opportunity for four, two hour visits. • Level three offenders who are eligible for four hours of visitation per week may begin visiting at 11:00a.m. on either Saturday or Sunday, each weekend. • Level four offenders who are eligible for six hours of visitation per week may begin visiting at 9:00a.m. on either Saturday or Sunday, each weekend. • Offenders who visit for any length of time during a scheduled visit period will be considered to have visited the entire visiting period, regardless of when the visitor arrived. • On state recognized holidays, visiting hours are 9:00a.m. until 3:00pm. according to assigned level. • Visitors for offenders who are eligible to begin visiting at 9:00a.m. may begin the check in process at 8:30a.m. • Visitors must arrive one and half (1 ½) hours prior to the end of visiting in order to gain admittance. • Count times: 10:00a.m. and 2:00p.m. Movement freezes 10 minutes prior to count time. All offender movement will cease in and out of the visiting room. Visitors may exit the visiting room during the 10:00a.m. count for the restroom but will not be allowed to reenter until count clears. Visitors who leave the visiting room during the 2:00p.m. count time will not be allowed to return to visiting and the visit will be considered ended.
JOSEPH HARP CORRECTIONAL CENTER Additional information:
Joseph Harp Correctional Center is a medium security facility that houses a total of 1,405 offenders. It is the largest medium security facility in the state. Inside this facility the staff work with a diverse group of individuals, as they house the Mental Health offenders, Delayed Sentence offenders and Youthful offenders.
In October 2012, a residential substance abuse program that also emphasizes the importance of pro-social behaviors was started at JHCC. The groups consist of 10 participants with 3 groups being staggered for a total of 30 members. The curriculum is the Second Edition Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment: Strategies for Self-improvement and Change. The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism and to teach the participants pathways to responsible living. This program is housed in the Education building. The academic program includes literacy, special needs, ABE, GED, ESL, and college programs. Library services support a leisure library for all general population offenders. Education also includes a pre-release class for offenders related to general life skills.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.