EMANUEL DETENTION CENTER

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121 CASA DRIVE
TWIN CITY GA 30471
EMANUEL COUNTY
PHONE: (478) 763-2400
FAX: (478) 763-3686
POPULATION: ADULT MALES
CONSTRUCTED: 1991
CAPACITY: 369
OPENED: 1994
RENOVATED: 2007
SECURITY LEVEL: MEDIUM

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

HOURS: 9:00AM TO 3:00PM
DAYS:Alternated Visitation Days (Saturday M-Z; Sundays A-L); State Holidays

MISSION:

Provide a sanctioning option for probationers who require more security or supervision than that provided by regular community supervision. Centers are highly structured with regimented schedules that include supervised, un-paid work in surrounding communities and programming geared toward making offenders more successful in the community. On 32 acres in Emanuel County, this is one of the first detention centers to be completely constructed with offender labor. Emanuel Probation Detention Center received its first detainees on October 18, 1994.

HOUSING:

Six open dormitories with double and triple bunk beds.

WORK DETAILS

Outside work details travel to Emanuel, Candler, Washington, Jenkins, Bulloch, Tatnall and Toombs counties. Trustees are to Twin City, Swainsboro, Metter, Emanuel and Candler counties. Emanuel Probation Detention Center manages an 8-acre vegetable garden with three greenhouses.

Inside work details are Sanitation, Dorm Orderlies, Maintenance, Laundry and Kitchen.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education
  • Counseling: Re-entry, Motivation For Change, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Active Parenting
  • Library: General, Law
  • Religious Activities: Religious Services

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to I-16. Take I-16E to Metter and go north on GA-23, which is approximately 17 miles to Twin City. Turn left onto Sixth Street and then turn left on Oglesby Pond Road. Emanuel Probation Detention Center is on the right.

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