Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

Dietetics in Health Care Communities

Did you know DHCC has a Sub-unit specifically for Members who are employed in Corrections?

Joining a Sub-unit is easy and can enhance your career by connecting you with colleagues who also work in the same environment that you do!

Have a menu problem, special dietary issues or just a general question? There is a member out there that can help you solve your problem.

Please join DHCC or renew your DHCC membership and join the Corrections Sub-unit to access many member benefits including newsletters and webinars with CPEU opportunities, Forum electronic mailing list (EML) and more. You can add your name to the Sub-unit list at

Membership for DHCC is only $30! The Sub-units have no additional charge.

You can join when renewing your Academy dues, through or call 800-877-1600 ext. 5000. Or visit our website at

Barbara Wakeen, MA, RD, LD, CCFP, CCHP
ACFSA Chair Dietitians in Corrections

Marlene Tutt, MS, RD
DHCC Corrections Sub-unit Chair
ACFSA Network Coordinator

News Items

School Nutrition Association (SNA)
July 9th-12th, 2017

Webinar: Managing Diets in Correctional Facilities
July 11th, 2017
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

Today there is a growing number of inmates in the prison population that require special diets due to allergies, medical conditions, and for religious beliefs. Listen and join in on the discussion with one of the top experts on this subject matter of managing special diets in a correctional facility.

CA Chapter Meeting
July 19th, 2017

Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting
August 9th, 2017

American Correctional Association (ACA) Congress of Correction
August 18th-23rd, 2017

Annual International Conference
September 24-27, 2017

Spring 2017 Insider