MACON STATE PRISON

Photo appears here if available ADDRESS:
2728 HWY 49 SOUTH
OGLETHORPE GA 31068
MACON COUNTY
PHONE: (478) 472-3400
FAX: (478) 472-3524
POPULATION: ADULT MALE FELONS
CONSTRUCTED: 1993
CAPACITY: 1762
OPENED: 1994
SECURITY LEVEL: CLOSE

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

Effective January 1, 2019, the Visitation Schedule will change for the next six months. Below is the schedule for January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.

Saturday, 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.: Last name beginning with letters A-L.
Sunday, 09:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.: Last name beginning with letters M-Z.

Holidays
All Visitors
Hours: 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM

MISSION:

Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. House close security inmates. This is a Tier I & II facility. 

HOUSING:

Consists of nine buildings each divided into two separate units with 48 cells per unit. One building's unit houses 46 isolation beds & two safe cells and the other unit houses 48 double occupancy cells of segregation beds and Fast Track Unit Open Dormitory with four Pods which consists of 64 beds in each. Ten additional beds are at the Fire Station. Eight Beds Infirmary. This facility also houses a C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad and a Fire Station.

WORK DETAILS

Numerous institutional details including laundry, food service, grounds and inside maintenance.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Thinking for a Change, Re-Entry, Moral Reconation Therapy, Matrix Relapse, Motivation for Change, Matrix ERS, Detours, Anger Management, Sex Offender Psycho-Educational Program (SOPP)
  • Recreation: General Recreation, Arts & Crafts, Talent Shows
  • Religious Activities: Worship Services, Marriage Enrichment, & Purpose Driven Life, Taleem, Jumah, Experiencing God
  • Vocational/OJT: Computer Operations, Food Service Baker, Food Preparation, Cook, Barbering, Laundry, Custodial Maintenance, Kitchen Helper, Groundskeeper, Custodial, Career Clerk, General/Office Clerk, Library & Education Clerk, Basic Computer Operations, Horticulture, Customer Service

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to Exit 127. Go west (right) on Hwy 26 through Montezuma (through two traffic lights). At intersection of Highways 26 and 49, turn left. Macon State Prison is approximately ? miles on the right.

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