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GDC - Walker State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: April 30, 2021
Address
97 Kevin Ln, Rock Spring, GA 30739
Beds
444
County
Walker
Phone
706-764-3600
Fax
706-764-3613
Mailing Address
PO Box 98, Rock Spring, GA 30739

Walker State Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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GDC - Walker 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: 706-764-3600

The inmates housed at Walker State Prison located at 97 Kevin Ln in Rock Spring, 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.

Walker State Prison is located in Rock Spring Georgia. It is a medium security institution that incarcerates adult males who have committed felonies. Currently the capacity of this facility is about 444. Inmates are housed in twelve open dormitories. This facility is also responsible for housing about 200 probation violators. A residential substance abuse treatment program known as RSAT offers individual and group therapies for those who suffer from addiction. Vocational opportunities include working in laundry, the warehouse, maintenance, as an automotive mechanic, culinary arts, barbering, and metal fabrication. Some inmates from Walker State Prison are selected to work outside of the institution in a supervised work detail for various county agencies. Inmates can also participate in religiousactivities including worship and prayer offered by the Chaplains office.

MISSION - Specially designated Faith & Character Based prison that provides a pro-social, programmatic environment for change to those offenders who voluntarily request to participate in the program. Fosters moral character development and cultivates pluralistic spiritual enrichment.

HOUSING - Consists of 12 open dormitories, 10 housing from 50 to 74 offenders with one housing nine incentive offenders. Houses up to 200 probation RSAT male detainees in the NW RSAT center. Eight offenders are housed at the Fire Hall. This facility also houses a Fire Station.

  • OPEN DORMITORY
  • SINGLE CELLS

PROGRAMS:

  • Academic: GeMotivation for Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Thinking for a Change, Matrix, Faith & Character Based Programming, Spectrum Program and a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program that offers; Individual and Group Counseling, a Career Center, Veterans Services, Family Services, Cross Roads program, Fatherhood Services, and Prison Fellowship Mentoring.
  • Recreation: General Recreation/Wellness Walk
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study
  • Counseling: Motivation for Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, Thinking for a Change, Matrix, Faith & Character Based Programming, Spectrum Program and a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program that offers; Individual and Group Counseling, a Career Center, Veterans Services, Family Services, Cross Roads program, Fatherhood Services, and Prison Fellowship Mentoring
  • Vocational/OJT: Food Preparation, Building Maintenance, Mechanics, Laundry, Warehousing, Custodial Maintenance, Metal Fabrication, Baker, Cooking, Barber, Outside Maintenance and Outside Grounds

WORK DETAILS:

Provides work to Catoosa and Walker counties as well as the City of Fort Oglethorpe.

Inmate Locator

GDC - Walker 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

GDC - Walker State Prison - Visitation

  • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

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