Community Alternatives of El Paso (CAE)

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: March 11, 2024
2945 E Las Vegas St, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
El Paso

CAE is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Reentry facility.

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Satellite View of Community Alternatives of El Paso (CAE)

You can support your loved ones at CAE on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 719-390-1303.

The Community Alternatives of El Paso (CAE) in Colorado Springs, CO, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the El Paso Sheriff's Department, the Colorado Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

Client: Colorado Department of Corrections and County

Community Alternatives of El Paso (CAE) provides a wide array of residential reentry treatment services designed to reduce recidivism and develop pro-recovery skills for residents.


CAE is a residential reentry center that provides an array of reentry treatment services, focusing on job preparation and substance abuse treatment programming. Reentry Services’ residential programs deliver temporary housing, monitoring, and transitional services for adult male and female participants nationwide. CAE provides services seven days a week offering structure and flexibility to meet participant risks and needs and agency goals.


Programs and services currently offered at Community Alternatives of El Paso include individual assessments, individual and group counseling, substance abuse programming, educational services, gender-specific treatment, family services, cognitive restructuring, anger management, domestic violence, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), and InsideOut Dads™.


The center shares a parking lot with the Cheyenne Mountain Reentry Center.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Colorado. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Community Alternatives of El Paso (CAE).

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for CAE are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Residents in treatment often have conflicting schedules as many have off-site employment and are not always available during visiting hours. Please reach out to 719-390-1303, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Colorado Springs.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.