ROGERS STATE PRISON

ADDRESS:
1978 GEORGIA HIGHWAY 147
REIDSVILLE GA 30453
TATTNALL COUNTY
PHONE: (912) 557-7771
FAX: (912) 557-7163
POPULATION: ADULT MALE FELONS
CONSTRUCTED: 1983
CAPACITY: 1391
OPENED: 1983
SECURITY LEVEL: MEDIUIM
RENOVATED: 1989

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

General Population:
Days: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Protective Custody Visitation Hours:
Days: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays
Hours: 8:00AM - 9:00AM

MISSION:

Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. House medium security, general population offenders and support an extensive farming operation which provides vegetables, meats and milk for the correctional facilities. Supports Georgia State Prison by providing meals for their prison population. Provides counseling programs and educational opportunities to offenders. Sex-Offender release site.

HOUSING:

Consists of six buildings each containing four dormitories: 23 double occupancy cells are used for administrative segregation and 24 cells are used for disciplinary isolation. In addition, a cell is used for mental health observation. This facility also houses a C.E.R.T. Team.

  • OPEN DORMITORY
  • SINGLE CELLS

WORK DETAILS

Canning Plant, Dairy, City of Lyons, Swine Unit, Beef Cattle Operation, General Farm Labor, Vehicle Maintenance, Department of Transportation, Georgia State Patrol, University of Georgia Testing Center, Grounds & Institutional Maintenance, Laundry, Warehouse, Recycling.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Family Violence, Moral Reconation Therapy, Health Education, Motivation For Change, Confronting Self, Re-Entry, Matrix Early Prevention, Matrix Relaspe, Mental Health/Mental Rehabilitation
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study and KAIROS
  • Vocational/OJT: Farm Operations, Barbering, Warehousing, Cannery, Dairy, Sanitation, Wastewater Treatment, Food Preparation, Clerical and Auto Repair

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to Macon, then I-16E to Exit #90, US-1 South, Swainsboro/Lyons. Follow US-1 south to Lyons, Georgia. Go through downtown to third traffic light and turn left on Georgia Hwy 178. Go approximately 19 miles and Rogers State Prison is on the right.

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