Office of Community Corrections (OCC)

The Office of Community Corrections (OCC) is the intermediate sanction department of the Massachusetts Probation Service. The mission of the OCC is the establishment of intermediate sanctions which offer a continuum of sanctions and services for probation, parole, sheriffs and the Department of Correction. This interagency and community collaboration supports public safety.

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Office of the Commissioner of Probation will be open to the public by appointment only. If you wish to make an appointment or speak with someone regarding sealing or expunging a record or have questions for the Records Unit, please call (617) 557-0225.

Contact Us


24 New Chardon Street, Edward W. Brooke Courthouse, Suite 1-700, Boston, MA 02114


(617) 936-2428

Who we serve

The Office of Community Corrections keeps communities safe by delivering community-based rehabilitative tools such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for decision-making and substance use disorder, education, employment counseling, and community service opportunities through a statewide network of 18 Community Justice Support Centers (CJSC). Clients access these services through the following pathways:

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