Columbia River Correctional Institution

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Columbia River Correctional Institution Oregon

Columbia River Correctional Institution

Columbia River Correctional Institution is a minimum security prison located in Portland Oregon.  This facility places an emphasis on alcohol and substance abuse treatment and transitional/pre-release services.  Furthermore, this prison offers several work programs which gives the inmate's responsibility and helps prepare them financially for release.  Inmates can work on crews that provide labor for various State and County agencies including parks and recreation, fish and wildlife, the department of transportation etc.  The current capacity of Columbia River Correctional Institution is 595 inmates.  Inmates are housed in dormitory housing units.  Offenders who are receiving alcohol and substance abuse treatment are housed in a 50 bed dormitory.

Columbia River Correctional Institution provides basic on site medical, dental and mental health services to all inmates.  Dental treatment is provided three days each week, medical care by a physician is available two days each week, and a nurse practitioner is available five days a week.  Emergency medical treatment is provided at local hospitals.  Inmates at Columbia River Correctional Institution can take parenting courses, earn a GED, receive treatment for mental illness, participate in religious services, can take computer courses, and receive pre-release education.

Visiting Hours at Columbia River Correctional Institution:

Visiting at Columbia River Correctional Institution occurs on Mondays and Fridays from 6:30pm-9pm, and on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 2pm-4pm and from 6:30pm-9pm.  Incentive level 3 inmates and inmates who have visitors under 18 years old have visits on Thursdays from 6:30pm-9pm.  You must arrive at least one half hour before the end of visiting or you will not be allowed to enter into the visiting session.  Columbia River Correctional Institution utilizes a point system.  Inmates who are level 1 are allowed 24 points each month, level 2 are given 29 points each month, level 3 have 34 points per month.  Weekday visits are one point per visitor, weekend and holiday visits are two points per visitor.

Physical Address:

Columbia River Correctional Institution
9111 NE Sunderland Avenue 
Portland, Oregon 97211-1799

Telephone:

(503)-280-6646 ext. 241

Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
Columbia River Correctional Institution
9111 NE Sunderland Avenue 
Portland, Oregon 97211-1799