GDC-Helms Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: March 26, 2024
Address
1275 Constitution Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Beds
100
County
Fulton
Phone
404-624-2413
Fax
404-624-2417

Helms Facility is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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You can support your loved ones at Helms Facility on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 404-624-2413.

Located at 1275 Constitution Rd SE in Atlanta, GA, Helms Facility carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Helms Facility offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on GDC-Helms Facility so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate.

The GDC-Helms Facility is a 100-bed dual-gender institution operated by the Georgia Department of Corrections. It is dedicated to serving and protecting the public while managing both pregnant females and medically challenged males. The facility ensures adequate medical care and maintains a safe and secure environment for staff, inmates, and the community.

Housing: The Helms Facility provides 50 inmate rooms with two beds each, including two handicap-accessible rooms.

Work Details: Work details for the Helms Facility are facilitated by residents from Metro/Clayton Transitional Center.

Programs: The institution offers academic programs such as General Education Diploma and Adult Basic Education, counseling services including Moral Recognition Therapy and Active Parenting, and medical care with 24-hour coverage and specialty services. General recreation and various religious activities conducted by volunteers are also available to inmates.

GDC-Helms Facility prioritizes rehabilitation and safety while providing essential services to its diverse population.

Inmate Locator

Helms Facility maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

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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