GDC-Atlanta Transitional Center (TC)

Reentry & Treatment Facility

Last Updated: February 23, 2024
332 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

Atlanta TC is for Reentry & Treatment Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Satellite View of GDC-Atlanta Transitional Center (TC)

You can support your loved ones at Atlanta TC on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 404-206-5103.

The GDC-Atlanta Transitional Center (TC) in Atlanta, GA, focuses on successful offender reintegration into society, crucial for effective crime control. With high recidivism rates, evidence-based practices tailor programs for medium to high-risk individuals, reducing repeat offenses. Reentry and Treatment Centers offer structured environments and various programs aiding rehabilitation and community reconnection efforts. Collaborating with the Fulton Sheriff's Department, the Georgia Department of Corrections, and sometimes the Federal Bureau of Prisons, comprehensive reentry services prioritize education, substance abuse treatment, and workforce development. Facilities assist officers in monitoring compliance and serve as alternatives to pretrial detention, considering cost-effectiveness and reducing overcrowding. Emphasizing individual needs, family support, and community integration, the center aims for holistic support, empowering successful reintegration.

The Atlanta TC, with its historical roots dating back to the 1920s and operational since 1970, serves as a vital institution for adult male felons nearing the end of their incarceration journey. Situated with a capacity for 257 residents and operating at a minimum security level, the facility boasts a dual mission: to prepare inmates for reintegration into society as responsible citizens and to maintain an OJT (On-the-Job Training) workforce for state agencies, all at no cost to taxpayers. Renovated in 1991, the center continues to uphold its commitment to inmate rehabilitation and community service.

In terms of housing, the Atlanta Transitional Center comprises two five-story buildings, each offering resident housing on three floors. The rooms within these buildings accommodate varying numbers of occupants, ranging from 2 to 6 individuals per room, providing a communal yet structured living environment conducive to reintegration efforts.

A cornerstone of the center's operations lies in its work details, which offer valuable OJT opportunities for inmates. With nine OJT details spread across various state agencies, including Custodial Maintenance, Food Service, Building Maintenance, Auto Repair/Maintenance, Landscaping, and Laundry Services, inmates gain practical skills and work experience that prepare them for successful reentry into the workforce upon release.

Complementing its vocational training initiatives, the Atlanta Transitional Center offers a range of counseling and rehabilitation programs designed to address the diverse needs of its inmate population. These programs cover essential topics such as Family Violence, Reentry, Job Readiness, Matrix, Basics World Of Work, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Motivation For Change, and Detour, providing inmates with the necessary tools and support systems to navigate the challenges of reintegration.

In addition to vocational training and counseling, the center prioritizes recreational and religious activities to promote holistic well-being among its residents. General Recreation, Yard Call, and Wellness Walks offer inmates opportunities for physical activity and leisure, fostering a healthy lifestyle conducive to successful reintegration. Various Worship Services, Bible Study sessions, and Muslim Services & Prayers cater to inmates' spiritual needs, providing a sense of community and support during their transition.

Overall, the Atlanta Transitional Center remains steadfast in its commitment to inmate rehabilitation and community service, offering a comprehensive range of programs and opportunities to prepare individuals for a successful return to society as responsible and productive citizens.

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Visitation Information

Saturday, Sunday & State Holidays - Time of Visits 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The first step in the visitation process is to become an approved visitor. To do so, you must first fill out the Visitation Request Form and submit a completed form to the facility where your loved one is incarcerated. Please include a copy of supporting documentation (photo id, marriage license, and birth certificate) along with the application. Consent forms must be notarized before they can be processed. All visitors must apply regardless of age. They must also be mailed to the facility where the offender is currently housed (email forms will not be accepted).

Visitation Resources

Dress Code - For adults: No tank tops, no mesh or see-through clothing, t-shirts cannot be sleeveless. No chest, shoulders, or stomach exposed. A skirt may not be more than 2 inches above the knee. No stretch pants or shorts may be worn. Only children are permitted to wear shorts. No Contraband is Permitted

Top 3 Reasons for Visitor Arrests: Cell phones, Drugs, and Tobacco

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