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Temporary Cashroom Hour Change

ACCC has temporarily changed it's Cashroom hours. The Cashroom is open during the lunch hour Monday through Friday:


Monday - 8AM until 6:45PM

Tuesday - 8AM until 6:15PM

Wednesday - 8AM until 6:45PM

Thursday - 8AM until 6:15PM

Friday - 8AM until 5PM

Saturday - 7:30AM until 10:45AM

Mission Statement

ACCC operates a community-based supervision program that recruits and recognizes a well-trained, professional work force to serve and protect our community, its crime victims and those adult offenders under supervision by effectively deploying the field's best practices, proven programming, and rehabilitative strategies to hold offenders accountable and promote their success.

Who We Are

Allen County Community Corrections is comprised of an experienced and diverse staff of nearly 100 individuals. Our employees have been trained in various disciplines including: administration, law enforcement, social work, psychology, security, case management, investigation, education, supervision, mental health, and statistics.

About Us (Timeline of ACCC)

Agency News 
  New Assistant Director Named



Danielle Edenfield will join ACCC as our new Assistant Director, starting on Monday March 25th. Ms. Edenfield graduated from Indiana-Purdue University Ft Wayne in 1998 and immediately went to work at the Allen County Prosecutor's Office. For the past ten (10) years she has served the office and the community as the Chief Investigator.

We look forward to Ms. Edenfield starting her journey with ACCC!

  Carey Brief Intervention Tools




In August, ACCC contracted with Erin King, of the Carey Group, Inc., to provide Allen County Community Corrections customized case management training involving direct observations of staff and desk audits with individual feedback. The Brief Intervention ToolS (BITS) were created to help corrections professionals effectively address key skill deficits with adult offenders in short, structured interventions. As of December, all case managers completed certification and training on how to effectively administer the Carey Guides and BITs.
  Veterans Court Graduation - 2018






The Joint Allen County Veterans Court of the Allen Circuit and Superior Courts held a graduation ceremony on November 8, 2018 at 11:00am for 12 veterans in the Allen Circuit Court. The veterans have completed the Veterans Court Program, an intensive program designed to connect veterans suffering with from a variety of disorders with benefits and treatment to help them.

Many of the graduates faced jail or prison time because of their issues, but the program helped them stay out of jail and get sober. The graduates completed almost 986 hours of treatment and classes. Almost all graduates of the program reported having improved relationships with family and one enrolled in college classes. Since the program began in 2014, 49 Hoosier veterans have graduated from the Veterans Court Program.

  Allen County Christmas Bureau, Toys for Tots and Community Corrections



Since 1999, Community Corrections has worked with the Allen County Christmas Bureau. Our crews help with set up and tear down for the annual event. They also help staff the event along with volunteers for three days in December, this year was December 3rd, 4th and 5th. We help collect, organize and move materials for them in their warehouse.

The Christmas Bureau and Toys for Tots help families to have the Christmas of their dreams. The Christmas Bureau always provides Donuts and coffee in the morning and lunch in the afternoon for our crews. On our last day this year, Jane Surbeck provided Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island for our work crews at the end of the day.

In the weeks before Christmas, Community Corrections received food and toys for families of our clients. The food came from the Christmas Bureau and the toys came from Toys for Tots and the Christmas Bureau. Volunteers from within Community Corrections helped to organize and distribute the items to our clients. Everyone enjoyed helping and distributing the items.


Training Programs
  Basic Motivational Interviewing Training  

ACCC offers a Basic Motivational Interviewing Workshop (2-day Training) for Criminal Justice and Clinical Professionals – designed to introduce new staff members to the principles of the approach (Spirit of MI), foundations of clinical skills, and skills practice.  This is an interactive program involving skill building, role-playing, and fun.  Click here to check out our Training Division’s 2019 Program Schedule.

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