ADDRESS:
2989 WEST ROCK QUARRY ROAD
BUFORD GA 30519
GWINNETT COUNTY
PHONE: (770) 932-4500
FAX: (770) 932-4544
POPULATION: ADULT MALE FELONS
CONSTRUCTED: 1988
CAPACITY: 900
OPENED: 1990
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 inmates who have had management problems at other prisons or centers and those who could pose a risk if housed elsewhere. Provides all levels of Mental Health service to include Level IV, Crisis Stabilization. Host facility Atlanta Medical Center and Phillips Transitional Center.

HOUSING:

Consists of 10 living units, each with two dormitories. The number of units with two-man cells is seven and a half while the remainder is a combination of two single-man cells. The combination two-single man cells houses MH/SM inmates. There are a total of 100 isolation/segregation cells. The Phillips State Prison Transitional Center has 310 beds. This facility also houses a Special Management Unit (SMU), a C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad, and Canine Unit

  • SINGLE CELLS
  • FAITH & CHARACTER BASED DORMITORY

WORK DETAILS

A total of 10 work details are provided to surrounding cities and counties. Additional details work on the outside grounds of Phillips.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Special Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Motivation For Change, Thinking For A Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Lifers, Family Violence, Re-Entry, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Matrix Early Recovery Skills, Thinking for a Change
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Worship Services, Scriptural Studies, Confronting Self, Pastoral Care/Counseling, Inmate Hospice Care, NOBTS
  • Vocational/OJT: Auto Body, Auto Mechanics, Welding, Small Engine, Barbering, Woodworking, Food Preparation, Printing, Building & Custodial Maintenance, Career Clerk, General Office Clerk (Library), and Laundry Operations

DIRECTIONS FROM ATLANTA:

Take I-85N to Exit 120, Hamilton Mill Pkwy and turn left. Make the first right onto Sardis church Road. Go approximately ? mile and turn left onto West Rock Quarry Road. Phillips State Prison is approximately ? mile on the right. .

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