4370 Smiley Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89115-1808
Dwight Neven, Warden
Gary Piccinini, Associate Warden
Gabriela Garcia, Associate Warden
Tammy Otero, Admin Services Officer II
The Nevada Department of Corrections selected the private corrections contractor Corrections Corporation of America to design, build, and operate a correctional facility for women in Las Vegas. The Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center opened in September 1997. On October 1, 2004, the Nevada Department of Corrections assumed control of the institution.
Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center currently has 171 staff members:
Protective Services 120
Administrative Support 7
Service-Maintenance Workers 7
Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center's total capacity is 950.
Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services
Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center offers a
wide range of programs for all of the inmate population which include but are
not limited to: Anger & Aggression, Clark County Parenting, Commitment to
Change I, II & III, employment Skills, Healthy Steps to Freedom, Seeking
Safety I, II & III, Sex Offenders Treatment program, Straight Ahead, Survivors
Overcoming Abuse and Rape, Thinking for a Change, Turning Point and Victim
Impact. The Toastmasters Program and Alcoholics Anonymous are also available.
is a dedicated 120 bed intensive in-house substance abuse program. The Therapeutic Community (TC) is a structured environment that helps
participants learn strategies to avoid substance abuse, re-structure their
thinking, and regulate their emotions while also developing social skills
necessary to maintain healthy relationships.
The primary goal of the Education
Program is to provide inmate students with institutional activities, both
academic and vocational, which lead toward the attainment of an Adult High
secondary goal is to prepare students with the academic skills to pass the Hi-Set
(High School Equivalency)
The Re-Entry Program goal is to
assist the Re-Entry participant with the life style, basic employment and
behavioral modification skills to re-enter society as a productive member.
The Pups on Parole Program works
with Heaven Can Wait Animal Society to rescue dogs from a shelter, bring them
to the program and train the inmates to train the dog to be ready for adoption
in the community. Inmates are also
trained to be dog handlers.
New Path Cosmetology
mission of the New Path Cosmetology Class is to recruit, teach and train each
inmate that is approved for this program, to master the art and sciences of the
Prison Industries currently employs 15
to 80 inmates.