Portland, OR Columbia River Correctional Institution View

Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI) is a 595-bed minimum-security prison located on 26 acres in NE Portland. The institution opened in September 1990, and houses 595 male individuals in separate dormitory-style housing units. Approximately 50 AICs are housed in a separate living area designed specifically for use as a residential alcohol and drug treatment center where individuals voluntarily participate in a therapeutic community program designed to address serious addiction and substance abuse problems. This facility is focused on alcohol and drug treatment, work programs, and preparing AICs for return to the community. One of the 50-bed dormitory has been designated as residential treatment centers where adults in custody are involved in an intensive alcohol and drug treatment program for six months or more. This unit is self-contained providing AICs, in treatment, with the opportunity to successfully complete the program without unnecessary distractions from the general population. The programs offered to other individuals in the facility focus on the development of work habits and skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. .

Columbia River Correctional Institution Contact Details

Mailing to Columbia River Correctional Institution Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday Incentive level 3 inmates & inmates with visitors under 18 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 2pm-3:50pm and from 6:30pm-9pm
Sunday 2pm-3:50pm and from 6:30pm-9pm
Holiday 2pm-3:50pm and from 6:30pm-9pm

How to Send Money to Columbia River Correctional Institution

Family and friends can send money to inmates at Columbia River Correctional Institution through approved methods to help them purchase essential items from the commissary.