WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community Education Centers, Inc. (CEC) announced today the reaward of a contract extension for operation and management of the Ector County Correctional Center in Odessa, Texas. CEC and Ector County have entered a three-year base period agreement beginning August 31, 2017 and ending August 31, 2020. Additionally there are two (2) each one (1) year option periods beginning with August 31, 2020 and ending August 31, 2022.
"We are grateful for the trust Ector County has placed in us by awarding us this opportunity to continue to be of service," said James E. Hyman, CEO. "We look forward to continuing to provide quality jail management services that are cost effective and keep our communities safe."
CEC takes great pride in the delivery of services to Ector County that includes operation, management, maintenance, staffing, supervision, training and program services. The company also provides medical services to the inmates which encompass medical, dental, and mental health treatment. CEC celebrates a successful track record of operating the jail since 1998.
The Ector County Correctional Center is located within the County Courthouse, and houses a capacity of 235 males and females referred from the U.S. Marshals Service, Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
CEC is the nation's leading provider of rehabilitative services for offenders in reentry and in-prison treatment facilities, as well as providing comprehensive management of county, state, and federal jail and detention facilities. The Company provides evidence-based programming for residential and non-residential clients and maintains a documented record of reducing recidivism. CEC services also include SECON, a division that conducts comprehensive drug testing and screening services worldwide.
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SOURCE Community Education Centers