All programs at The Oldham County Detention are structured to create an environment for positive change in the offender's life, so they can better serve the community as productive citizens when released.
GED - Classes to prepare and improve individuals for final testing to obtain their GED certificate. Multiple classes are offered though the week, as well as onsite testing.
AA/NA (Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics) - Taught by local volunteers
Religious Services - Are offered Three times a week.
Law Library - Offender's have access to an always up to date electronic Law Library in their cell. They may access this library daily.
Work Detail - State, or County Offenders that are serving time. These offenders work in the community, Recycling, Road Dept etc. typically receiving time off their sentence. The Work Detail Program teaches offenders life skills. This program also save the county hundreds of thousands of dollars every year.
Work Release - County Offenders that have been sentenced to serve time, but are allowed to leave the facility, and go to their place of employment. These Offenders must pay $20/day according to the following schedule:
HOME INCARCERATION PROGRAM - Allows offenders to serve their sentence in their home instead of the detention facility. These Offenders are monitored by a GPS ankle monitor.
- If serving less then seven (7) days the entire amount must be paid at the time of booking,
- If serving seven (7) days or more the offender must pay $140 at the time of booking, then pay $140 weekly until their release.
- Contact the Class D Coordinator for more details about The Work Release Work Detail program.