GDC-Augusta Transitional Center (TC) - CoreCivic

Private Facility

Last Updated: February 23, 2024
601 Taylor St, Augusta, GA 30901

Augusta TC is for Private Facility offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Located in Augusta, GA, Augusta TC operates as a private contractor with various government agency agreements providing state-minimum custody requirements. Programs are offered to all custody levels, including work release residents focused on reentry success. With a strong emphasis on rehabilitation, Augusta TC provides comprehensive educational and vocational opportunities. Onsite amenities include dietary, health, fitness, educational, religious, and recreational services. Regular inspections ensure compliance with government standards, ensuring the facility's continued operation.

The Augusta TC, established in 2002, leased to and operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections owned by private prison company CoreCivic with a capacity to accommodate 230 adult male felons. The TC operates under a minimum-security level with a clear mission: to facilitate residents' successful reintegration into the community by equipping them with essential social and employment skills. Serving as a vital component of this transition process, the center leverages its strategic partnership with the Augusta State Medical Prison to offer comprehensive support and resources to its residents.

In terms of housing, the Augusta Transitional provides a conducive living environment designed to promote independence and personal responsibility. The facility consists of a single-floor layout featuring rooms accommodating two, four, and eight occupants, with the two-man rooms being handicapped accessible. This layout ensures a comfortable and accessible living space for residents as they prepare to transition back into the community.

Central to the center's operations are its work details, which offer residents valuable opportunities to gain practical skills and work experience essential for successful reintegration. Twelve residents are assigned as permanent workers in critical areas such as food service, sanitation, and building maintenance, while an additional 173 residents participate in work release programs, enabling them to contribute positively to society while honing their vocational skills.

Complementing its vocational initiatives, the Augusta Transitional Center offers a wide range of academic, counseling, recreational, and religious programs tailored to meet the diverse needs of its residents. Academic offerings include a General Education Diploma (GED), Adult Basic Education, and Literacy programs, providing residents with opportunities to enhance their educational qualifications. Counseling services encompass a variety of areas, including the Odyssey Program, Fatherhood, Housing Services, Public Health, Work Ethics, Job Readiness, and support groups such as 12-Step Groups and Celebrate Recovery, addressing residents' social and emotional needs.

Recreational activities play a crucial role in promoting physical and mental well-being among residents, with opportunities for general recreation and community volunteer work fostering a sense of purpose and engagement. Similarly, religious activities, including various worship services, Bible study sessions, and gospel choir participation, offer spiritual support and community for residents during their transition process.

Finally, vocational and On-the-Job Training (OJT) opportunities abound at the Augusta Transitional Center, with residents having access to training in food services, maintenance, laundry, barbering, and essential certifications such as OSHA, forklift operation, and ServSafe. These vocational programs equip residents with valuable skills and certifications that enhance their employability and empower them to become productive members of society upon reentry.

In summary, the Augusta Transitional Center stands as a beacon of hope and support for adult male felons seeking to reintegrate into society successfully. Through its comprehensive array of programs and resources, the center empowers residents to overcome barriers, acquire essential skills, and embark on a path toward positive change and reintegration into the community.

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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

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