GDC-Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP)

State Prison

Last Updated: March 09, 2024
2023 Gainesville, Hwy S, Alto, GA 30510

LASP 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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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of GDC-Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP)

You can support your loved ones at LASP on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 706-776-4700.

Located at 2023 Gainesville, Hwy S in Alto, GA, LASP carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. LASP 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-Lee Arrendale State Prison (LASP) so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

Communication is important, the prison offers a phone program for outbound calls only, with inmates unable to receive incoming calls. Accepting collect calls can be expensive, sometimes exceeding $10 per call. Click here for discounts on inmate calls, especially if the communication with your inmate is frequent. It's important to remember that all phone calls are recorded, and discussing sensitive legal matters over these lines is discouraged.

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. You may, however, send letters and selfies to inmates with this easy-to-use app, packages starting at only $8.00.

LASP is dedicated to its primary objective: ensuring public safety while providing a secure and safe environment for offenders. Alongside this central responsibility, the institution offers housing for both adult and juvenile female felons, as well as probationers enrolled in residential substance abuse programs such as the Strategic Intervention Program (SIP) designed for adult female felons.

The facility is well-equipped to cater to the diverse needs of its population. It provides mental health and mental retardation services, academic education, vocational training, and various essential programs. Moreover, Lee Arrendale State Prison offers diagnostic services for female offenders statewide and operates a Children Center to accommodate inmates and their children.

Housing within the prison is organized into different units, each serving specific purposes. These include the Residential Substance Abuse Center, Transitional Center, and General Population Supportive Living Unit in A Unit; general population housing for 576 offenders in B Unit; Faith Character-Based and General Population accommodations in C Unit; single cells for general population inmates in D Unit; and Administrative Segregation cells in E Unit.

The facility also operates multiple work details, covering activities such as farm operations (including swine and cattle), general maintenance, food service, contract details, a fire department, an equine rescue center, and a hay operation.

A comprehensive range of programs is offered to support rehabilitation and reintegration efforts. These encompass academic pursuits like GED, Adult Basic Education, literacy, and special education. Additionally, counseling services such as Moral Reconation Therapy, Motivation for Change, family violence intervention, re-entry preparation, and parenting classes are available. Recreation opportunities, religious activities, and vocational and on-the-job training covering a wide array of skills are also provided.

In summary, Lee Arrendale State Prison is committed to fostering rehabilitation, education, and skill development to facilitate successful reintegration into society. Public safety remains a top priority, and the institution operates with a focus on maintaining a secure environment. Furthermore, as a host facility for the Arrendale Transitional Center and Colwell Probation Detention Center, it plays a crucial role in facilitating transitional and probationary services for offenders.

Inmate Locator

LASP 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


  • 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

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