Frequently Asked Questions for State Employee Purchases

  1. How can I get more information about the products and services offered by Correction Enterprises?
  2. What do I need to do to place an order?
  3. How much can I purchase? Is there a monetary limit each calendar year?
  4. What do you need from me to place an order for a custom item?
  5. How will my order be shipped?
  6. When will I be able to buy eyeglasses from Correction Enterprises?
  7. How do I order eyeglasses?
  8. When will sales of retail items begin? Where will it be located?
  1. How can I get more information about the products and services offered by Correction Enterprises?
    For product information, stock numbers and prices, please go to correctionenterprises.com. Check out the State Employees section for additional information.
  2. What do I need to do to place an order?
    First, complete the new 'Account Application Form.' This form is only required with your first order. Second, complete the 'Customer Order Form.' Please provide a photo copy of your badge or employee pay stub. This is required with each order. For custom orders greater than $100, a 25% deposit is required. Payment is made by credit card, money order, certified funds or personal check payable to N.C. Correction Enterprises. NO CASH PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  3. How much can I purchase? Is there a monetary limit each calendar year?
    The maximum annual purchase amount (January through December) for each individual is $2,500.
  4. What do you need from me to place an order for a custom item?
    You must provide full specifications for all custom items so that a quote can be given to you prior to ordering. These items include custom wood furniture, stainless steel and black iron metalwork, embroidered goods, reupholstery and print. Reupholstery and Print orders also require their own order form; these forms are also located on our website.
  5. How will my order be shipped?
    Your order can be shipped to your place of employment, your residence or it can be picked up at our warehouse in Apex, NC, as noted on the Order Form. Delivery fees will be applied if a home delivery is requested. Taxes are charged where indicated and applicable.
  6. When will I be able to buy eyeglasses from Correction Enterprises?
    Optical sales to DOC employees will begin on April 1st, 2008. Optical sales to all other state employees will begin on June 1st, 2008.
  7. How do I order eyeglasses?
    You must first make an appointment with Lisa Bailey at 919-716-3632. She will ask you to complete an 'Optical Order Form' at that time. When you come to your appointment, you must bring a valid eyeglass prescription.
  8. When will sales of retail items begin? Where will it be located?
    Retail sales for DOC- or state seal-embroidered shirts, hats, bags and tissue boxes will be available on June 1st, 2008. The Retail Sales Showroom is at Correction Enterprises, 2020 Yonkers Road in Raleigh.