Montgomery State Prison – Georgia

Looking for somebody at Montgomery State Prison?  Montgomery State Prison is a prison in the Georgia state prison system.  This guide gives you info about anything a person needs to know about Montgomery State Prison such as the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visiting an inmate here.  The address and phone number at Montgomery State Prison  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Montgomery State Prison
Year Opened: 1972
Type: MALE
State: Georgia
County: Montgomery County
DOC: Georgia Deparment of Corrections
Security Level: MEDIUM

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Contact Information

In this section you will find the street address and mailing address for Montgomery State Prison. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to someone there, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below if you are going to mail something to a prisoner to learn how to properly address the letter or package, and do the correct procedure for mailing a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate steps, the letter or package could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Montgomery State Prison
650 MountVernon Alston Road 
Mount Vernon GA, 30445

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Montgomery State Prison
650 MT VERNON/ALSTON ROAD  POST OFFICE BOX 256
MT. VERNON GA, 30445

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (912) 583-3600
Fax Number: (912) 583-3667

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Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information below before you visit an inmate at Montgomery State Prison.

Montgomery State Prison
650 MT VERNON/ALSTON ROAD  POST OFFICE BOX 256
MT. VERNON GA, 30445

Directions

Take I-75 south, then I-16 to Exit 67, Hwy 29 South. In Soperton, take Hwy 221 to Mt. Vernon. Continue on Hwy 221. After the Mt Vernon Cemetery, turn left on the first paved road, Mt. Vernon Alston Road and Montgomery State Prison will be 1˝ mile on the right.

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Phone Number

Montgomery State Prison inmates don’t have telephones, so you won’t be able to call your inmate, but, there are some times when it is useful to have the telephone number to the facility.
(912) 583-3600

Inmates are able to call out with:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t fax your inmate, but there might be times when it might be helpful to know the fax machine number to Montgomery State Prison.

(912) 583-3667

Email Address

This is the general email address for the facility. You cannot contact individuals using this address. If you need to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 384
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send an email message to an inmate at Montgomery State Prison you must use an exact process to ensure that the letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates are not allowed to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you must follow when mailing a letter or package to a state prison inmate. If you do not then letter or package might not be received.

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

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials will open and read all received general mail. Received general mail and packages is able to be read as frequently as deemed necessary to keep security and safety or monitor a problem having to do with a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you have to address mail to a state prison inmate at Montgomery State Prison:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Montgomery State Prison
650 MountVernon Alston Road 
Mount Vernon GA, 30445

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary which was created to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may deposit money into these accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends are able to send inmates money in postal mail and will have to send money to the address below and follow the rules given below:

The funds must be in the form of a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, and during this period the inmate will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back funds that don’t have valid inmate information if the envelope has a valid return address. Checks and cash will not be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently changed to various prisons throughout Georgia, so you might need to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to locate an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Georgia state prisons: Georgia State Prisons

Georgia Deparment of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Montgomery State Prison, you must be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

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

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each correctional facility in Georgia has their own rules for prison visits and these rules get changed often. The information listed here may be different now, so be sure to also go to Montgomery State Prison’s official website to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer will make sure every visitor signs the prison visitors log upon entering the institution and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo id of all visitors will be required. Acceptable forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued photo ID is acceptable.

For all of the points listed below, read the main correctional facility site because this info is updated frequently:

  • 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

Section about Montgomery State Prison records will be posted ASAP.

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

Information about Montgomery State Prison death row will be posted ASAP.

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

Parole

Information about Georgia parole to be added later.

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

Details about getting released from Montgomery State Prison will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Academic: GED, ABE, LRR, Title 1
Counseling: Family Violence, Victim Impact, TOPPSTEP, Re-Entry Skill Building, Thinking & M4C, AA/NA
Recreation: General Recreation
Religious Activities: Worship Services, Choir Bible Study, Religious Music
Vocational/OJT: Food Preparation, Barber, Farm Worker, Custodial Maintenance, Grounds Keeper, Laundry Worker, General Office Clerk, Fork Lift Operator, Warehouse, and Correctional Industries-Upholstery

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Prison Life

Section about what life is like at Montgomery 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

A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

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

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a prison job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, go to: Montgomery State Prison Jobs

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Website

The official website: Montgomery 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.

Click here to tell about all about it

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Family Resources

More information about Montgomery State Prison inmate family resources coming.

History

A Montgomery State Prison history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Montgomery 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

Montgomery State Prison Links

The official website: Montgomery State Prison Website
Montgomery 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 Montgomery State Prison

Have you ever been an inmate at Montgomery State Prison? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this correctional facility?

If so, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write about your experience so that others can learn what to expect.

What to put in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate at Montgomery State Prison, post your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.


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