Karnes County Correctional Center - GEO

Private Facility

Last Updated: March 11, 2024
810 Commerce St, Karnes City, TX 78118

KCCC is for Private Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Satellite View of Karnes County Correctional Center - GEO

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Located in Karnes City, TX, KCCC operates as a private contractor with various government agency agreements providing state-minimum custody requirements. Programs are offered to all custody levels, including work release residents focused on reentry success. With a strong emphasis on rehabilitation, KCCC provides comprehensive educational and vocational opportunities. Onsite amenities include dietary, health, fitness, educational, religious, and recreational services. Regular inspections ensure compliance with government standards, ensuring the facility's continued operation.

The Karnes County Correctional Center (KCCC), situated adjacent to the Karnes County Immigration Processing Center (KCIPC) in Texas, primarily serves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) and Homeland Security. In January 1998, The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) acquired the facility and assumed management through an interim operational agreement with the county. Over the years, the facility underwent renovations and expansions, increasing its capacity and enhancing its services.

The scope of work at KCCC includes providing medical care, food service, and laundry, meeting the standards required by the USMS. Additionally, the facility offers court and airlift transportation services for the USMS-Southern District and provides video conferencing for the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).

Facility amenities include a full-service kitchen, medical facilities, intake areas, and visitation spaces, along with a library and law library. Outdoor recreational areas are also available for use. GEO emphasizes rehabilitation and education, offering various programs focusing on academic, vocational, and behavioral development.

Academic programs at KCCC utilize advanced technology and individualized learning plans, including Smart Board Technology and differentiated learning groups. Vocational programs cover a wide range of fields, offering certifications and job opportunities to inmates. Cognitive behavioral treatment programs, faith-based services, and substance abuse education and treatment are also provided to support rehabilitation efforts.

GEO Care, a division of GEO, offers reentry services to individuals nearing the end of their sentence, aiming to facilitate their transition back into society. Through residential reentry centers and day reporting centers nationwide, parolees and probationers receive housing, employment assistance, rehabilitation, and education programs, emphasizing behavioral assessments and treatment.

For inquiries about detainees housed at KCCC, individuals can contact the facility during specified hours. However, detainees cannot receive incoming calls. Urgent messages can be left through a designated phone number, ensuring effective communication between detainees and external parties.

Inmate Locator

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for KCCC are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 830-780-3532, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Karnes City. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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