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GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP)

State Prison

Last Updated: July 18, 2021
2023 Gainesville, Hwy South PO Box 709, Alto, GA 30510

GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 706-776-4700

The inmates housed at GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) located at 2023 Gainesville, Hwy South
PO Box 709 in Alto, 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 - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) - Fact Sheet
GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) - Inmate Handbook
GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) - Visitation


Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. Provide housing for adult/juvenile female felons in addition to probationers sentenced to a residential substance abuse program. Provide housing for adult female felons in a strategic intervention drug program (SIP). Provide mental health/mental retardation, academic, vocational, and other basic program services for this population. Provide diagnostic services for female offenders statewide. Host, Children Center for inmates and their children. Host facility for Arrendale Transitional Center and Colwell Probation Detention Center.


A Unit: Residential Substance Abuse Center, Transitional Center, General Population Supportive Living Unit; B Unit: General Population houses 576; C Unit: Faith Character Based and General Population; D Unit: General Population single cell; E Unit; Administrative Segregation cells. This facility houses a Special Management Unit, a C.E.R.T. team, Canine Unit and a Fire Station.



  • Academic: General Equivalency Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy, Special Education
  • Counseling: Moral Reconation Therapy, Motivation for Change, Family Violence, Thinking for a Change, Re-Entry, Parenting, Relapse Prevention, Behavior Stabilization, Career Center
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, & Pastoral Counseling
  • Vocational/OJT: Small Engine Repair, Auto Mechanics, Auto Paint, Woodworking, Cosmetology, Electrical Wiring, Warehousing, Auto Detailing, Welding (Metal Fabrication), Food Service, Fire Department, Educational & Library Aides, Office Technology, Maintenance/Detailing, Culinary Arts , Farm Worker, Guide Dog Program, Veterinary Technician, Dog Grooming, Forever Friends Dog Rescue

Arrendale State Prison is located in Alto Georgia, part of Habersham county. It can house approximately 1,476 female inmates both adult and juvenile. This facility is responsible for diagnostic and classification of inmates statewide. Inmates incarcerated here can also receive substance abuse treatment within the facility. This facility allows inmates to earn their GED, adult basic education, and helps inmates learn to read if they need to. Vocational opportunities at this institution include auto repair/maintenance, carpentry, cosmetology, electrical systems, welding, culinary arts, farming, fire services, veterinary technician training and farm hands.

Inmate Locator

GDC - Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) 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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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

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS: - Inmates with last names beginning with A-K:Saturdays 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM - Inmates with last names beginning with L-Z: Sundays 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM - Visitation will be open to all visitors from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on state holidays The above stated schedule will rotate approximately every 90 days, please check with facility to confirm visitation hours.

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