Arapahoe County Residential Center (ACRC)

2135 W. Chenango Avenue
Littleton, CO 80120
Ph: (303) 795-6975
Fax: (720) 283-4430
Contracting Agency:
18th Judicial Community Corrections Board

206 Adult Females


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  • ACRC program was first established in 1985.
    Offenders are referred through Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Justice, Arapahoe County Community Correction Board, Community Return to Custody (parole revocation) and County jurisdictions.
  • All out of county placement are reviewed by the Arapahoe County Community Corrections Board.
  • ACRC is a residential and non-residential correctional program.
  • ACRC serves as a sentencing alternative for Transitional and Diversion clients.


  • ACRC provides individual assessments, case management services, Women's Recovery Academy, substance abuse treatment, mental health treatment, education services, family services, and re-entry services.
  • The Women's Recovery Academy is a recovery based treatment approach to substance abuse and crime that is specifically designed for female offenders reentering society.
  • ACRC also provides a specialized program called ARCHES (Achieving Recovery, Changing Habits to Empower and Succeed)that provides intensive mental health and substance abuse treatment.
  • The goal of ACRC is to provide an intensive treatment program that will assist residents in their recovery, lead a crime-free lifestyle and have social and personal skills which lead them to healthy living for themselves and their families.
  • ACRC is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA) and scored a perfect 100% on all mandatory and non-mandatory standards during its last accreditation.



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