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Wasco County Jail (NORCOR)

Regional Facility

Last Updated: June 19, 2020
201 Webber St, The Dalles, OR 97058

Wasco County Jail (NORCOR) is for Regional Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Wasco County Jail (NORCOR)

Wasco County Jail (NORCOR) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 541-298-1576

Wasco County Jail (NORCOR) is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Wasco County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 201 Webber St The Dalles, OR. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

NORCOR Adult Corrections - General Information

  • NORCOR Serves four counties: Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman and Wasco. It is a Regional Adult Jail and Juvenile Detention Correctional Facility complex.
  • Regional adult and juvenile space was severely inadequate to meet the needs of the four counties.
  • The new facilities, located in The Dalles, Oregon, provides 154 (Expandable to 212) adult beds and 32 juvenile beds. In the event bed space exists beyond the four counties needs, NORCOR will rent bed space to other entities to generate revenue.
  • At the present time NORCOR has contracts with Wheeler, Skamania, Klickitat and Jefferson Counties, as well as the INS, for bed space.

Depending on their assessment and classification, offenders will be referred into the following programs; (Phase 1)

Substance Abuse; Living in Balance: SAMHSA endorsed evidenced-based treatment program consisting of a 12 session core program (completed within 30 days), 21 aftercare or additional core management sessions (provided to augment the core sessions), and a 10 session co-occurring disorders program (for those who are dually diagnosed, completed within 30 days).

The Criminal Attitudes Program: A comprehensive evidenced-based cognitive-behavioral program, that focuses specifically on criminal attitudes, values, beliefs and rationalizations.

Anger Management: A 12 session Anger management system utilized to address offenders self-regulation, interpersonal coping and anger expression skills.

Parenting; Inside/Out Dads: A 12 session parenting program for incarcerated fathers.

Active Parenting Today: A 6 session parenting program for incarcerated moms.

Job readiness and Reentry program/group: Teaches money management, resume writing, interviewing and career enhancement skills.

Phase 2 will consist of release planning and release preparation. This includes at a minimum a summary of treatment programs completed, programs still needed and a release plan that includes an offenders risk/strengths/needs in the areas of housing, employment, positive social support, family reunification, aftercare, education, finances, legal obligations, childcare and transportation needs (the case management plan).

Phase 3 consists of release and supervision services. It involves immediate and short-term enrollment and/or referrals for services and also involves long-term stabilization of the offender and the development or establishment of relationships with appropriate community support networks.

All deposits are made through the TELMATE System. You must first create a login at www.gettingout.com, or at the NORCOR Lobby TELMATE Kiosk.

Inmate Locator

Wasco County Jail (NORCOR) publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Oregon. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Visitation Information

All public visitation is through the TELMATE System with the exception of Program and Attorney Visitation. You must create a TELMATE login online at www.gettingout.com or at the lobby kiosk by admin window prior to visiting.

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