TURNER

Photo appears here if available ADDRESS:
514 SOUTH RAILROAD AVE
SYCAMORE GA 31790
TURNER COUNTY
PHONE: (229) 567-4301
FAX: (229) 567- 9341
POPULATION: ADULT MALE FELONS
CONSTRUCTED: 2004
CAPACITY: 232
OPENED: 2006
REMISSIONED: 2012
SECURITY LEVEL:MEDIUM

MISSION:

This facility was originally constructed in 2004 as a Detention Center. In 2006, it was opened as a Pre-Release Center housing medium/minimum offenders with less than five years remaining on Tentative Parole Month or Maximum Release Date. The Center was remission July 2012 as a six-month Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facility targeting high risk; high need offenders with a history of substance abuse.

The GA Department of Corrections, in partnership with Spectrum Health Systems provides a highly structured, therapeutic substance abuse treatment program for state probationers with chronic substance abuse/dependence issues and chronic recidivistic tendencies in order to return to society a program graduate who is a law abiding, self-supporting, pro-social citizen, and thereby reducing recidivism thusly providing a safer and more secure environment for the citizens of Georgia. Wilcox State Prison is the host facility.

HOUSING:

Four open dormitories with double and triple bunks housing 57 inmates in each dorm. There are four Isolation / Segregation cells.

  • OPEN DORMITORY
  • SINGLE CELLS
  • MEDIUM

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma
  • Counseling: Individual and group counseling in a therapeutic community setting
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services

DIRECTIONS:

Take I-75S to Sycamore/Ocilla Exit #78. Go up the ramp and turn right heading west, travel approximately 1??? miles until you come to the stop sign at US-41. Turn right and then make an immediate left to cross over the railroad tracks. Turn to the left at the next road after crossing the railroad tracks. We are located a few hundred yards down on your right.

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