TELFAIR STATE PRISON

ADDRESS:
170 LONGBRIDGE ROAD
HELENA GA 31037
TELFAIR COUNTY
PHONE: (229) 868-7721
210 LONGBRIDGE RD/410 PINKERTON ST
POST OFFICE BOX 549
HELENA, GA 31037
FAX: (229) 868-6509
POPULATION: ADULT MALE FELONS
CAPACITY:1400
CONSTRUCTED: 1991
OPENED: 1992
SECURITY LEVEL: CLOSE

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

HOURS: 9:00AM TO 3:00PM
DAYS: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

MISSION:

Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility by housing close security, general population offenders. This is a Tier I & II facility. Vegan Diet facility.

HOUSING:

There are a total of eight housing units; five housing units with double bunked cells, two open dormitories and the isolation/segregation unit consists of 40 single cells and 40 double bunked cells. This facility also houses a C.E.R.T. Team and a Tactical Squad.

  • OPEN DORMITORY
  • SINGLE CELLS

WORK DETAILS

Inmate Fire Department, Correctional Industries, Food Service, Institutional Maintenance & Sanitation, Environmental Activities.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Family Violence, Re-Entry, Health Education, Motivation for Change, Thinking for a Change, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Confronting Self, Sex Offender Psycho-Educational Program (SOPP), Moral Reconation Therapy
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, Pastoral Counseling
  • Vocational/OJT: Warehouse, Building Maintenance, Laundry, Food Preparation, Custodial Maintenance, Grounds Keeper, Barber, General Clerk, Auto Mechanics Helper, Baker, Basic Computer/(2) Computer Labs and Tag Plant

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to I-16E to Exit 51, Dublin. Turn right onto Hwy 319/441 to McRae. At McRae turn right onto Hwy 23/341. Go approximately two miles and turn right onto Irwinton Street; Telfair SP is two miles on the right.

Milan SP is about 10 miles from Telfair SP, after turning right onto Hwy 441, go about 30 miles through the city of McRae and exit onto Hwy 280 towards Milan. Milan SP is approximately 1 mile inside the city limits behind the water tower. (About 180 miles from Atlanta)

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