GDC - Phillips State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: December 25, 2022
Address
2989 W Rock Quarry Rd, Buford, GA 30519
Beds
918
County
Gwinnett
Phone
770-932-4500
Fax
770-932-4544

Phillips State Prison 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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Located at 2989 W Rock Quarry Rd in Buford, GA, Phillips State Prison carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Phillips State Prison 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.

Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility by housing inmates who have had management problems at other prisons or centers and those who could pose a risk if housed elsewhere. Provides all levels of Mental Health service to include Level IV, Crisis Stabilization. Host facility Atlanta Medical Center and Phillips Transitional Center.

HOUSING - Consists of 10 living units, each with two dormitories. The number of units with two-man cells is seven and a half while the remainder is a combination of two single-man cells. The combination of two-single man cells house MH/SM inmates. There are a total of 100 isolation/segregation cells. The Phillips State Prison Transitional Center has 310 beds. This facility also houses a Special Management Unit (SMU), a C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad, and Canine Unit

  • SINGLE CELLS

WORK DETAILS - A total of 10 work details are provided to surrounding cities and counties. Additional details work on the outside grounds of Phillips. Additional details work on the outside grounds of Phillips and include Georgia Correctional Industries.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Special Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Motivation For Change, Thinking For A Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Lifers, Family Violence, Re-Entry, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Matrix Early Recovery Skills, Thinking for a Change, In-Reach dorm, Mental Health Groups, Faith & Character Based program and reentry
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Worship Services, Scriptural Studies, Confronting Self, Pastoral Care/Counseling, Inmate Hospice Care, NOBTS
  • Vocational/OJT: Auto Body, Auto Mechanics, Welding, Small Engine, Barbering, Woodworking, Food Preparation, Printing, Building & Custodial Maintenance, Career Clerk, General Office Clerk (Library), and Laundry Operations

MISSION - Ensure public safety and effectively house offenders while operating a safe and secure facility by housing inmates who have had management problems at other prisons or centers and those who could pose a risk if housed elsewhere. Provides all levels of Mental Health service to include Level IV, Crisis Stabilization. Host facility Atlanta Medical Center and Phillips Transitional Center.

HOUSING - Consists of 10 living units, each with two dormitories. The number of units with two-man cells is seven and a half while the remainder is a combination of two single-man cells. The combination of two-single man cells houses MH/SM inmates. There are a total of 100 isolation/segregation cells. The Phillips State Prison Transitional Center has 310 beds. This facility also houses a Special Management Unit (SMU), a C.E.R.T. Team, Tactical Squad, and Canine Unit

  • SINGLE CELLS

WORK DETAILS - A total of 10 work details are provided to surrounding cities and counties. Additional details work on the outside grounds of Phillips. Additional details work on the outside grounds of Phillips and include Georgia Correctional Industries.

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Special Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Motivation For Change, Thinking For A Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Lifers, Family Violence, Re-Entry, Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Matrix Early Recovery Skills, Thinking for a Change, In-Reach dorm, Mental Health Groups, Faith & Character Based program and reentry
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Worship Services, Scriptural Studies, Confronting Self, Pastoral Care/Counseling, Inmate Hospice Care, NOBTS
  • Vocational/OJT: Auto Body, Auto Mechanics, Welding, Small Engine, Barbering, Woodworking, Food Preparation, Printing, Building & Custodial Maintenance, Career Clerk, General Office Clerk (Library), and Laundry Operations

Inmate Locator

GDC - Phillips State Prison is part of the Georgia Department of Corrections. The DOC 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.

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Visitation Information

GDC - Phillips State Prison - Visitation

VISITATION DAYS / HOURS:

  • HOURS: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
  • DAYS: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

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