GA STATE PRISON

Photo appears here if available ADDRESS:
300 1ST AVE SOUTH
REIDSVILLE GA 30453
TATTNALL COUNTY
PHONE: (912) 557-7301
FAX: (912) 557-7241
POPULATION:ADULT MALE FELONS
CONSTRUCTED: 1937, CAPACITY:1530
OPENED:1937
SECURITY LEVEL: SPECIAL MISSION
RENOVATED: 1979

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

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

MISSION:

Ensure public safety by effectively operating a safe and secure facility while housing medium general population, mental health and problematic male adult offenders incarcerated in the Georgia prison system. Georgia State Prison is also a transfer hub for the Southeast.

HOUSING:

Consists of nine buildings containing four two-tiered cellblocks with single cells. Cellblocks are organized into a general population unit, special management units, MH/MR Units, and a 26 bed surgical unit. Offenders assigned to the Fire Team reside away from the main compound at the Fire station. This facility also houses a Special Management Unit (SMU), a C.E.R.T. Team, two Tactical Squads, a Canine Unit, and a Fire Station.

  • SINGLE CELLS & DOUBLE BUNKS

WORK DETAILS

City of Reidsville, Evans County, Tattnall County, GCI Details, Grounds Maintenance, Fire Station, Outside Maintenance, Mobile Construction

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Remedial
  • Counseling: Motivation for Change, Re-Entry Skills Building, Matrix Early Recovery Skills, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Thinking for a Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Family Violence, Lifers Group
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, Kairos
  • Vocational/OJT: Barbering, Career Guidance Technician, Carpenter Apprentice, Construction Worker I, Custodial Maintenance, Diesel Mechanic, Electrician Helper, Fire Fighter I, Food Preparation, General Clerk; Chaplaincy/ Education/Law Library/ Library, Groundskeeper, Kitchen Helper, Laundry Worker, Building Maintenance, Painter I & II, Pipe Fitters, Plumber Helper, Roofer, Sheet Metal Worker, Small Engine Mechanic, Tile Setter, Warehouse, Warehouse Store Clerk, Welder

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to Macon, then I-16 toward Savannah to exit 98, Stillmore/Aline Exit. Turn right onto Hwy 57 south to Reidsville. At first traffic light, turn right onto Hwy 280. Go approximately three blocks and bear left onto Hwy 147/178. Travel approximately seven miles and Georgia State Prison will be on your right.

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