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GDC - Dooly State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: April 14, 2020
Address
1412 Plunkett Road PO Box 750, Unadilla, GA 31091
Beds
1702
County
Dooly
Phone
478-627-2000
Fax
478-627-2140

GDC - Dooly State Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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GDC - Dooly State Prison basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 478-627-2000

The inmates housed at GDC - Dooly State Prison located at 1412 Plunkett Road
PO Box 750 in Unadilla, GA are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

GDC - Dooly State Prison - Fact Sheet
GDC - Dooly State Prison- Inmate Handbook
GDC - Dooly State Prison- Visitation

MISSION:

Houses medium security, general population inmates that may not be suitable for a county prison due to their offense or physical limitations. Provides Medical, Counseling, Education, Recreation, Library, Chapel, Fire Services, Farm Services, and General Work Programs for all inmates assigned. Has a fully operational farm that produces fresh vegetables for shipping to state facilities. Sex Offender Release Site. Host Facility for the McEver Probation Detention Center.

HOUSING:

Operating capacity is 1702. Housing consists of nine living units of which the bottom range are 24 triple bunked cells and the top range are doubled-bunked cells 120 beds per dorm and one open living unit with four separate living areas, which contain 368 beds. There is one isolation/segregation unit that contains 71 beds. The Fast track Unit is double bunked and houses 256 beds. This facility also houses a C.E.R.T. Team, a Tactical Squad and a Fire Station.

  • OPEN DORMITORY

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Individual and Group Counseling, Sex Offender Psycho-Educational Program, Moral Recognition Therapy, Family Violence, Thinking for a Change, Lifers, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Matrix Recovery Skills, Ray of Hope, Re-entry Skills Building and TOPPSTEP.
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services
  • Vocational/OJT: Food Service, Laundry, Painter, Warehouse, Sanitation, Horticulture, Maintenance Repair, Mechanic Helper, Electrical Helper, Plumber Helper, Recycling, and General Clerk Aide for Library/Education.

Dooly State Prison is located in Unadilla Georgia. It is a medium level facility that can house up to 1702 adult males. Inmates are housed in open dormitories, some of which are triple bunks, some are double bunks, and others are single beds. This facility also has a segregation unit for inmates who are difficult to manage or present a security challenge. Offenders who have safety or security issues are also housed in segregation. Selected inmates can take part in work details which include working on a farm, recycling center, fire fighter, maintenance, painter, and other supportive roles for agencies within the county. Education opportunities in which inmates can earn their GED, learn to read and get an adult basic education are also available. Counseling for sex offenders, family violence and substance abuse are available in both individual and group settings.

Inmate Locator

GDC - Dooly State Prison is a facility in the Georgia Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

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Covid Visitation Information

The GDC will begin a modified visitation schedule TENTATIVELY on January 8th, 2021.

Visits will be made by appointment only and will be in keeping with social distancing guidelines. Instructions related to scheduling appointments and additional details can be found here: Facility Visitation Process.

To make an appointment, please click below. If your loved one is housed at a county or private facility, please contact that facility directly for information related to scheduling.

Please note, the date is subject to change and is dependent upon state and facility positivity rates leading up to January 8th.

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APPROVED VISITORS WILL REQUEST VISITATION BY ACCESSING THE FORM ON OUR WEBSITE

Scheduling requests may be submitted from 5:00 AM Monday - 5:00 PM Wednesday only for that week’s visitation.

  • One (1) visit every other month per inmate will be allowed
  • Visits will be no more than two (2) hours in length
  • Two (2) approved visitors will be allowed and must visit at the same time
  • No visitors under the age of twelve (12) will be permitted
  • All visitors must be on the offenders approved visitation list
  • An email will be sent from gdcvisitationnoreply@gdc.ga.gov once your request for visitation has been approved
  • Offenders on quarantine or medical isolation status will not be allowed visits

Inmates with last names beginning A - L will visit on Saturday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Saturday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Saturday Session 2

Inmates with last names beginning M - Z will visit on Sunday

  • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Sunday Session 1
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Sunday Session 2

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for GDC - Dooly State Prison. For Directions call 478-627-2000

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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