Northern Nevada Correctional Center

Northern Nevada Correctional Center

1721 E. Snyder Ave.
Carson City, Nevada 89701
PHONE: (775) 887-9297

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Northern Nevada Correctional Center

Administrative Staff:
Jack Palmer, Warden
Adam Watson, Associate Warden
Lisa Walsh, Associate Warden

Historical:

Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) opened in 1964 with three housing units. From that date until 2008, seven additional housing units were added. NNCC is a medium custody facility. NNCC also is the Intake Center for the Northern region. The Regional Medical Facility for the Nevada Department of Corrections is located here. This includes an in-patient medical and mental health unit. In addition, there is the MIC (Medical Intermediate Care) and SCU (Structured Care Unit) units for those inmates whose medical and mental health situations are stable but which require additional staff monitoring. NNCC also has the Regional Warehouse which is the distribution center for the facilities in Carson City and Reno.

Staffing:

NNCC has a total of 373 staff members which includes custody, program, medical and mental health staff as well as support staff.

Capacity:

The total bed capacity at NNCC is 1,619 inmates.

Visiting:

General Population/OASIS (Units 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 10):

  • Friday and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • All general population visitors must sign in prior to 10:15 a.m. for morning visiting and 1:00 P.M. for afternoon visiting.
  • General population/OASIS visitors may ONLY visit on Fridays and Saturdays, there will be no general population visits on Sundays, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Unit 7A:

  • Monday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • All 7A population visitors must sign in prior to 7:45 a.m.
  • Unit 7B (excluding intake):

  • Monday – By appointment only 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • All 7B population visitors must sign in prior to 10:45 a.m.
  • Unit 8A/8B (Infirmary/Mental Health):

  • Monday – By appointment only 11:00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.
  • All 8A & 8B population visitors must sign in prior to 10:45 a.m.
  • Stewart Conservation Camp (SCC):

  • Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • All SCC population visitors must sign in prior to 8:00 a.m.(morning) and 12:30 p.m.(afternoon) for visiting.
  • All SCC inmates will be escorted to NNCC between 8:45 – 9:00 a.m. ONLY.
  • SCC visitors may ONLY visit on Sundays, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

    Current vocational programs are auto mechanics/auto shop, computer and dry cleaning. Educational services are conducted by Carson School District staff and include high school diploma, GED, Literacy programs and English as a Second Language. College courses are available and are provided through Western Nevada Community College. OASIS is a 9 to 12 month drug and alcohol rehabilitation program which contains 170 inmate participants. SSLP (Senior Structured Living Program) is available to those inmates 60 and over and has 120 inmates participating. The New Beginnings program is offered to prepare inmates for reintegration into society. A wide range of self-help and treatment programs are available and are administered by medical, mental health and program staff.

    Prison Industries

    Silver State Industries includes a wood shop, metal shop, paint shop and upholstery. They manufacture a variety of products for governmental agencies and private entities.


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