The Office of Community Corrections (OCC) is the Massachusetts Probation Service’s intermediate sanction department. The OCC’s mission is to establish 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.
Who we serve
The OCC 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: