Community corrections and rehabilitation

The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation works to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re‐offense. Department staff serve Hennepin County at more than 20 service locations ranging from correctional facilities to probation reporting offices and occupational training centers, delivering sustainable correctional services to more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota.

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Career and volunteer opportunities

Jobs

The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation is an equity-focused, client-centered and employee-driven department with more than 950 staff working in a variety of jobs. View current job opportunities with our department.

Volunteer opportunities

More than 400 volunteers fulfill a variety of important roles in our department including leading groups, tutoring clients, and acting as mentors or role models. Volunteering provides an opportunity for people of all ages and interests to get involved in their community. View current volunteer openings in our department.

Internships

Internships are vital to Hennepin County's workforce development strategy. Every student that enters our doors represents a chance to inspire a new generation of public service leaders. On average, our department hosts 35 to 40 interns per year. For more information about internships, please email Hannah Dietrich, Workforce Development manager, at hannah.dietrich@hennepin.us.

Organizational chart for department (PDF)

Facilities, programs and locations

The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation serves more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients in over 20 locations throughout Hennepin County. Learn more about how we serve our clients by clicking the links below.

Facilities

Our correctional facilities provide safe, secure, and healthy environments for residents who are either waiting for court disposition or placement, or who have been sentenced or committed by the courts. Each facility provides residents with a wide array of educational programming and support services focused on successful return to the community.

Adult Corrections Facility

Juvenile Detention Center

County Home School

Our department has a zero-tolerance policy for incidents of sexual abuse, misconduct and harassment. Report an incident of sexual abuse, misconduct or harassment that occurred in one of our facilities.

Programs

Sentencing to Service

Electronic Home Monitoring

Community Productive Day program

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative

Family Court Services

One-day DWI program

Probation

Our probation divisions provide a wide-array of services, including pre-sentence investigations, supervision, supports and other assistance to our criminal justice partners, clients, and families engaged in Hennepin County's justice system. Probation officers work closely with clients and community organizations to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense.

Adult Probation

Juvenile Probation

Find a probation location

Community engagement and upcoming events

Community corrections coalition

The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation is developing a Community Corrections Coalition to advise and influence policies and practices, particularly as they relate to racial disparities and service gaps, as well as to support the building of relationships between community members and the department. This group will include a diverse range of 15-20 members. For more information about the Community Corrections Coalition, please email Shawn Sorrell, Diversity and Equal Justice manager, at shawn.sorrell@hennepin.us.

Upcoming events 

Thursday, December 12
Grandmother's Circle Jewelry Sale

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