Chris Mitchell, Director

DOC Headquarters

50 Maple St.

Suite 3

Milford, MA 01757

The mission of the Program Services Division is to improve public safety through the identification and treatment of inmate criminal attitudes and behavior which would likely result in recidivism. Assessments are completed on all new admissions to determine each offenders risk to recidivate as well as what types of programs and services are needed to address their risk areas. Risk Reduction Plans are formulated to address criminogenic needs and enhance an offenders reentry back into the community upon release. Programming includes: education, sex offender treatment, cognitive behavioral programming, substance abuse programming, residential program units, family violence reduction programming, transition workshops and release preparation programs. Services provided include; religious services, library services, volunteer services, reentry services and housing placement services.