WestCare’s Therapeutic Community at Sheridan Correctional Center is recognized nationally for its exceptional quality of services. A medium-security prison housing close to 2,000 adult men, Sheridan Correctional Center is committed to addressing the needs of participants with extensive criminal histories and substance use disorders, using a multi-phase modified Therapeutic Community. 

WestCare’s program provides long-term intensive treatment services (9 to 36 months), depending on the need of each person we serve. WestCare’s model incorporates best practices in the field including cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. Additional support services include family reunification, young men’s aggression management, fatherhood, and recreational therapy.

2017 Statistics

  • 99% capacity or 1235/1250 possible participants
  • 86% successful discharges, compared to disciplinary discharges
  • 98% success rate Reentry Unit
  • Primary Substance of Misuse
    • 35% Marijuana
    • 31% Alcohol
    • 16% Heroin/Opioids
    • 9% Cocaine/Crack Cocaine
    • 3% Hallucinogens
    • 3% Methamphetamine
    • 2% Other
    • 1% Amphetamines