Costumed canines made their way through the High Acute Units at California Health Care Facility (CHCF) to celebrate Halloween. The festive pooch parade brought smiles to inmates and staff alike.
A grandmother’s request for a CHCF Visiting Room sergeant to encourage her grandson to do better in school has turned into a broader program to help children visiting their incarcerated fathers. Called “Reach for the Stars,” Sgt. Lewis hopes the children turn around their grades and continue on a positive educational path.
It was no ordinary day for an off-duty correctional officer on his way home from the store when he suddenly found himself helping a driver who suffered a medical situation with two young children in the car.
California Health Care Facility issued 24 certificates to 17 inmates during their first Division of Rehabilitative Programs (DRP) graduation ceremony.
Deuel Vocational Institution employees, family and friends recently raised $6,200 for Special Olympics of Northern California during the second DVI 5K Gladiator Challenge Obstacle Course.