KPEP’s residential programming offers services under local, state and federal contracts. Individuals sentenced are assessed and offered a wide array of programming that may include:

  • Substance abuse workshops/treatment
  • Employability skills class
  • GED
  • 12-Step groups
  • Community service
  • Employment
  • Cognitive behavior therapy
  • Life skills programming
  • Sex Offender treatment

When you report to KPEP, you may bring the following:

  • (7) Seven pair of pants
  • (7) Seven collared shirts
  • (7) Seven sets of underwear (t-shirts, shorts, socks)
  • Pajamas
  • Toilet articles (shampoo, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.)
  • (1) One pair tennis shoes
  • (1) One pair dress shoes
  • (1) One tie, coat, sweater, belt, hat, gloves, alarm clock, book

KPEP will provide the following to each resident:

  • One hygiene kit containing soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant and shaving items
  • All bed linens and towel

Please do not bring the following:

  • Anything glass (cologne bottles, picture frames, etc.)
  • Any item containing alcohol (such as mouthwash)
  • Any narcotic medication
  • Any aerosol items



The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed in 2003.  The purpose of the act was to “provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions and to provide information, resources, recommendations and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.”