Wheeler Correctional Facility – Georgia

Know someone locked up in Wheeler Correctional Facility?  Wheeler Correctional Facility is a prison in the Georgia state prison system.  This site tells you information about anything a person needs to know about Wheeler Correctional Facility,such as:  How to do a prison inmate search.  How to visit Wheeler Correctional Facility inmates.  The address and phone number at Wheeler Correctional Facility  Mailing or sending money to an inmate.  And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Wheeler Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1998
Type: MALE
State: Georgia
County: Wheeler County
DOC: Georgia Deparment of Corrections
Security Level: MEDIUM

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Contact Information

Here you will find the street address and mailing address for Wheeler Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the street address if you want to know the location of Wheeler Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below if you are going to send something to a prisoner to make sure that you correctly address the item, and follow the correct procedure for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate steps, the package or letter could get sent back.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Wheeler Correctional Facility
195 North Broad Street 
Alamo GA, 30411

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Wheeler Correctional Facility
1100 NORTH BROAD STREET POST OFFICE BOX 466
ALAMO GA, 30411

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (912) 568-1731
Fax Number: (912) 568-1710

Map and Directions


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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections further down on this page if you are going to try to visit an inmate at Wheeler Correctional Facility.

Wheeler Correctional Facility
1100 NORTH BROAD STREET POST OFFICE BOX 466
ALAMO GA, 30411

Directions

Take I-75 South through Macon to I-16 towards Savannah. Take Exit 51, Hwy 441/McRae. Turn right on Hwy 441 and travel approximately 15 miles. At the caution light, take a left onto Hwy 126 for approximately one mile, and then turn to the right towards Alamo. Take the first paved road to your right at the city limits sign in Alamo and travel two blocks and turn right again. Wheeler Correctional Facility is approximately Ľ mile on the left.

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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call prisoners, but, there are some times when it might be necessary to know the phone number to the prison.
(912) 568-1731

State prison inmates may be able to make calls with:

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

Fax Number

Wheeler Correctional Facility inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t fax a letter to an inmate, but there are cases when it might be necessary to have the fax machine number to Wheeler Correctional Facility.

(912) 568-1710

Email Address

This is the primary email address for Wheeler Correctional Facility. You won’t be able to email individuals using this email. If you want to send an email to an inmate, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1704
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner you must use an exact procedure to make sure that the message gets to the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special procedures that you must follow when mailing postal mail to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then letter or package might not make it there.

Before you proceed, make sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution employees open and inspect all received general packages and mail. Incoming general correspondence may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep security and safety or watch a problem confronting inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the format for how you have to address a letter or package to an inmate at Wheeler Correctional Facility:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Wheeler Correctional Facility
195 North Broad Street 
Alamo GA, 30411

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was started to provide prisoners a bank type account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may send money to prisoner’s accounts by sending it by Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates money through postal mail and will have to send those funds to this address and do so in accordance with the directions given below:

The deposit have to be a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should 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 have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that don’t have appropriate inmate information but only if the envelope has a return address. Personal checks and cash can’t be accepted for deposit so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to various prison facilities around the state, so sometimes you might need to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click the link here to find 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 Wheeler Correctional Facility, make sure you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Georgia prison has its own rules for inmate visitation and these policies are changed frequently. The policies discussed here might be out of date since this was written, so make sure to also check Wheeler Correctional Facility’s website to get the most up to date visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

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

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of all visitors is required. The best forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued photo id is OK.

For all of the points shown below, go to the official prison facility site as this information is changed often:

  • 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

Information about Wheeler Correctional Facility prison records to be added later.

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

Section about Wheeler Correctional Facility 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 procedures 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

Info about release procedures for Wheeler Correctional Facility to be added later.

Inmate Programs

Academic: GED, ABE, Wellness, Health, Remedial Education
Counseling: Individual and Group Counseling, Family Violence, Confronting Self, Corrective Thinking, Substance Abuse
Recreation: General Recreation
Religious Activities: Various Worship Services
Vocational/OJT: Computer, Plumbing, Electrical, Horticulture, Masonry and Carpentry

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Prison Life

Info about prison life at Wheeler Correctional Facility to be added later.

  • 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 section on news at Wheeler Correctional Facility to be added later.

Photos

A photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Wheeler Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Wheeler Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Wheeler Correctional Facility 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 job at a correctional facility? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, click here: Wheeler Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Wheeler Correctional Facility 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:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You 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 comment

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Family Resources

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Wheeler Correctional Facility coming.

History

A section with the history of Wheeler Correctional Facility to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Wheeler Correctional Facility 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

Wheeler Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Wheeler Correctional Facility Website
Wheeler Correctional Facility 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 Wheeler Correctional Facility

Have you ever been an inmate in Wheeler Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If so, then please leave a comment below about it. Write about your experience so others can find out what to expect.

Things you can write in the review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are an inmate at this prison, include your mailing address if you want to receive letters from people.


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