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.
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: