Frequently Asked Questions:

(Q) Do I have to be a resident of Hendricks County to be accepted into the program? 

(A)  No, residency in Hendricks County is not necessary

(Q) Does my employer have to be located within Hendricks County?

(A)  No, your employer does not have to be within Hendricks County.

(Q) If my charges are from another County, am I automatically disqualified?

(A)  No, charges from another county does not cause disqualification.

(Q) When are visiting hours?

(A)  There are no visiting hours, residents are allowed to go home for an hour upon approval.

(Q) What are acceptable modes of transportation?

(A)  If you have a valid driver's license, insurance and vehicle, residents are allowed to drive.  If not, employers, friends and family members may provide transportation upon showing proof of insurance and valid driver's license.  Bicycles and scooters are also acceptable modes of transportation.

Hendricks County Work Release Facility

Department Mailing Address:Work Release Facility
200 E. Campus Blvd
Danville, IN  46122

Phone Number:  (317)745-8700

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Work Release Director:  Bridgette M. Collins  -  PH:  (317)718-6183  -

Case Manager:  Darnesha Gaskew  -  PH:  (317)745-8734  -

Community Advisory Board Meetings
August 19, 2014 at 4pm @ Work Release
    December 16, 2014 at 4pm @ Work Release
    March 17, 2015 at 4pm @ Work Release   
    June 16, 2015 at 4pm @ Work Release

Hendricks County Substance Abuse Task Force link

    Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Annual Report





The Hendricks County  Work Release Facility provides the following services:
The Hendricks County Work Release provides an alternative sentencing option for those convicted of crimes that are non-violent and non-sex related. The maximum amount of time a person can be sentenced to the work release is two years. Residents are responsible for their own transportation, healthcare and food. AVI food systems is the provider for meals. It is the responsibility of the resident to pay subsistence (room and board) while serving their sentence.

    Residents of the work release are allowed to maintain ties to the community through employment, rehabilitative services, religious worship, community service and educational betterment. While maintaining these relationships are important, it is still a correctional environment, which means that all activities are monitored and approved before allowed.

    The work release facility is located on the old Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville, across the street from the Hendricks County Regional Hospital.