The Lincoln Correctional Center, founded in 1979, is a custody facility for adult males. Each of its housing units serves mentally ill and developmentally impaired inmates. The center offers inpatient program for sex offenders. The Lincoln Correctional Center administers the English as a Second Language program. The center provides academic education programs in reading and mathematics. It offers college level courses and opportunities to participate in several wood shop activities. In addition, the center provides substance abuse nonresidential treatment services that include assistance with stress, violence and lifestyle for inmates. The Lincoln Correctional Center is a part of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, which operates the Omaha Correctional Center and the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center.