Georgia State Prison

Looking for someone locked up at Georgia State Prison?  Georgia State Prison is a state prison in the Georgia Deparment of Corrections.  This guide will tell you info about everything you might need to know about Georgia State Prison,like:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  How to visit Georgia State Prison inmates.  The prison’s address and phone number.  Sending money and mail.  And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Georgia State Prison
Year Opened: 1937
Type: MALE
State: Georgia
County: Tattnall County
DOC: Georgia Deparment of Corrections
Security Level: MAXIMUM

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Contact Information

Below you will find the street address and mailing address for Georgia State Prison. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to an inmate there, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page before you send something to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address the letter or package, and use the right protocol for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the correct directions, it might not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Georgia State Prison
300 1st Avenue South 
Reidsville GA, 30453

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Georgia State Prison
300 1ST AVENUE SOUTH 
REIDSVILLE GA, 30453

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (912) 557-7301
Fax Number: (912) 557-7241

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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. Be sure to check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page if you are going to visit an inmate at Georgia State Prison.

Georgia State Prison
300 1ST AVENUE SOUTH 
REIDSVILLE GA, 30453

Directions

Take I-75 south 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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Phone Number

Georgia State Prison inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call prisoners, however, there are times when it might be necessary to have the telephone number to the facility.
(912) 557-7301

Prisoners can sometimes make calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Georgia State Prison prisoners don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to send a fax to the inmate, but there might be times when it is helpful to know the fax machine number to the facility.

(912) 557-7241

Email Address

This is the general email address for the prison. You won’t be able to contact prisoners at this email. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1255
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send email to an inmate at Georgia State Prison you must use an specific procedure to make sure that the letter gets to the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners are not allowed to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special steps that you have to follow when mailing postal mail to a prisoner. If you don’t then the mail might not be received.

Before you send a package or letter, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Georgia State Prison officials will open and inspect all incoming general mail. Received general postal correspondence can be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep safety and security or watch any problems having to do with inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the proper format for how you must address a package or letter to an inmate at Georgia State Prison:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Georgia State Prison
300 1st Avenue South 
Reidsville GA, 30453

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate funds and for buying things not issued to inmates by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can add money to prisoner’s accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send inmates funds through the mail and have to send the moneyh to the address below and do so in accordance with the policies given below:

The deposit have to be a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day holding period, and during this period the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that do not have correct inmate information provided the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Cash and checks cannot be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are often transported to various correctional facilities around the state, so sometimes you may have to look up the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to look up an Georgia prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Georgia state prisons: Georgia State Prisons

Georgia Deparment of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Georgia State Prison, you must be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

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

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Georgia prison has their own rules for prison visitation and they change often. The procedures below might be out of date by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also go to Georgia State Prison’s website to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer will make sure each visitor signs the prison visitors log when they enter the facility and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture ID of all visitors is required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture ID is OK.

For all of the things listed below, go to the actual prison facility website as this info is changed all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Georgia State Prison records coming soon.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Georgia State Prison death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Details about Georgia parole process coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

More information about release procedures for Georgia State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Academic: GED, ABE, Remedial, In-Cell Programs
Counseling: Positive Mental Attitude, Anger Management, Confronting Self Concepts, Corrective Thinking, Family Violence, Health Education, M4C, P4L, TOPPSTEP, Victim/Impact of Crime, Substance Abuse Education
Recreation: General Recreation
Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study
Vocational/OJT: Laundry, Painting and Firefighter

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Prison Life

Details about life at Georgia State Prison coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A news section coming.

Photos

Georgia State Prison photos to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Georgia State Prison
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Georgia State Prison.

If you have any photos of Georgia State Prison that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

If so, click here: Georgia State Prison Jobs

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Website

The official website: Georgia State Prison Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Section about resources for family members of inmates at Georgia State Prison to be added later.

History

A Georgia State Prison history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Georgia State Prison inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Georgia State Prisons: Georgia State Prisons

Georgia State Prison Links

The official website: Georgia State Prison Website
Georgia State Prison Jobs

Georgia Deparment of Corrections Links

Georgia Deparment of Corrections Main Website
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Prison Directory
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Prison Map
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Prison Jobs
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Most Wanted

Georgia Deparment of Corrections Victim Services
Georgia Deparment of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Georgia State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Georgia State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Georgia State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Georgia State Prison Inmates
Georgia State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Georgia State Prison

Have you ever been a prisoner in Georgia State Prison? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever visited someone there?

If your answer is yes, then please tell us about it. Write about your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

Things you might want to write in what you write:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gangs
  • Prisoner programs and activities

If you are a prisoner at Georgia State Prison, post your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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