Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC)


Visiting Information

P.O. Box 7000
Carson City, Nevada 89702
1721 E. Snyder Ave.
Carson City, Nevada 89701
(775) 887-9297

    Administrative Staff

    Isidro Baca, Warden
    Ron Schreckengost, Associate Warden
    Brian Ward, Associate Warden

      Historical

      Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) opened in 1964 with three housing units. From that date until 2008, seven additional housing units were added. NNCC is a medium custody facility. NNCC also is the Intake Center for the Northern region. The Regional Medical Facility for the Nevada is located here. This includes an in-patient medical and mental health unit. In addition, there is the MIC (Medical Intermediate Care) and SCU (Structured Care Unit) units for those inmates whose medical and mental health situations are stable but which require additional staff monitoring. NNCC also has the Regional Warehouse which is the distribution center for the facilities in Carson City and Reno.

        Staffing

        NNCC has a total of 373 staff members which includes custody, program, medical and mental health staff as well as support staff.

          Capacity

          The total bed capacity at NNCC is 1,619 inmates.

            Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

            Current vocational programs are auto mechanics/auto shop, computer and dry cleaning. Educational services are conducted by Carson School District staff and include high school diploma, GED, Literacy programs and English as a Second Language. College courses are available and are provided through Western Nevada Community College. OASIS is a 9 to 12 month drug and alcohol rehabilitation program which contains 170 inmate participants. SSLP (Senior Structured Living Program) is available to those inmates 60 and over and has 120 inmates participating. The New Beginnings program is offered to prepare inmates for reintegration into society. A wide range of self-help and treatment programs are available and are administered by medical, mental health and program staff.

              Prison Industries

              Silver State Industries includes a wood shop, metal shop, paint shop and upholstery. They manufacture a variety of products for governmental agencies and private entities. The Print Shop and Bookbindery is now located at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.