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Tundra Center

680 Ridgecrest
Bethel, AK 99559
Phone: (907) 543-3414
Fax: (907) 543-4031
Capacity: 85
Client: Alaska Department of Corrections

BACKGROUND: The Tundra Center provides temporary housing, monitoring and transitional services for 85 minimum security adult male and female offenders. The center accommodates pre-trial and alternative to incarceration programs. The Tundra Center is in Bethel, Alaska. This small, rural town is located on the Kuskokwim River in the remote southwest area of the State.

SCOPE OF WORK: Residents receive help transitioning from a life of crime to one of responsibility and productivity. This process includes teaching life skills and providing job readiness training. Newly placed residents are subject to a highly structured environment. As treatment and rehabilitation goals are achieved, offenders earn the privilege of decreased structure. Security measures include 24-hour custodial supervision, closed circuit surveillance cameras and frequent census checks. The Center accommodates pre-trial and alternative to incarceration programs.

SERVICES: Substance Abuse Counseling Residential Outpatient Services for Bethel Therapeutic Court participants Religious Activities Cultural Relevance Program Community Work Service Program In-House AA Sex Offender Program

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