Calhoun County

Details

Located along the Kalamazoo River at 203 Brigden Drive in Battle Creek, KPEP has been operating at this location since 1999. KPEP Calhoun currently provides both residential and outpatient programming.

Programs

Standard Residential

Work Release

Federal Bureau of Prisons/U.S. Probation and Pre-Trial Services

Transitional Housing

Residential Sex Offender Program

Facility Leadership

ANDREW LAWSON

PROGRAM MANAGER

Andrew Lawson has worked for KPEP since 2012. Andrew obtained his undergraduate degree in psychology from Western Michigan University. He started his time with KPEP as an intern while attending Western Michigan University. Shortly after his internship, he started as a resident coordinator. Since then he has held various positions as a counselor and employment coordinator. Most recently he held the position of Eaton WRAP supervisor. As of June 2021, Andrew became the program manager of the Calhoun Facility.

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ASHLEY NELSON

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Ashley Nelson has been employed with KPEP since 2011, holding various positions including resident coordinator, employment coordinator and therapist. She is now the clinical supervisor for the Calhoun County facility. Ashley’s undergraduate degree is in criminal justice from Olivet College, and she earned her master’s in clinical mental health counseling from Walden University. Ashley is a member of ATSA and the Sigma Beta Literary Society.