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Community Based Corrections
District Director Kip Shanks
District Director Kip Shanks

Kip Shanks, District Director
801 S. 10th Street,
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501
Phone: 712-396-2202

  • 9 counties covered - Audubon, Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby

The Department of Corrections Fourth District is a community-based correctional agency which provides a variety of services to more than 3,000 offenders in southwestern Iowa.  We provide supervision and treatment to offenders prior to conviction, post conviction and in residential settings. See below to learn more about what the Department of Corrections Fourth District has to offer.



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About the Fourth District

Information related to the Fourth District Department of Corrections and relevant information for friends, families and clients

Transitional Living House

Turning Point Transitional Living House

Allowing those with established disabilities to transition to the community.  

Turning Point Transitional Living House

Client Programs in Fourth District

Information about treatment programs available to Fourth District clients

Community Resources in Fourth District

Contact information to assist clients

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