The Albemarle Correctional Institution houses more than 850 inmates. The institution assigns tasks, such as picking up trash and clearing debris to inmates. It offers classes in computer applications, carpentry and electronics technology. The Albemarle Correctional Institution also helps inmates earn GED certificates. The institution has a staff of over 300 employees. The Albemarle Correctional Institution maintains a location in New London, N.C. It is a part of the North Carolina Department of Correction, which supervises adult offenders who are on probation and parole. The department provides chemical dependency, substance abuse treatment and intervention services. It also operates various prisons that offer dental and mental health care services.