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Hart County
State Prison

GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women is classed as a medium security facility. It has a strengthened perimeter fence and electronic detection systems to ensure inmates stay within the facility. To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community, GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women offers a wide range of work and treatment programs.

GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women is a state prison. This facility is operated by the state of Georgia and is used to house and rehabilitate criminals. Inmates at GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women are generally housed in locked cells during the night and are provided certain privileges such as the use of a recreation area, TV, phones and in some cases may have a job within the prison. Use the inmate search feature to find an inmate here.

Facility Details

414 Valley Hart Road PO Box 769
Hartwell , GA 30643

Extra Information

GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women - Visitation
GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women - Inmate Rule Book
GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women - Handbook for Family & Friends of Inmates


HOURS: 9:00AM TO 3:00PM
DAYS:Alternated Visitation Days (Saturday M-Z; Sundays A-L); State Holidays


Ensure public safety and effectively house female offenders while operating a safe and secure facility. In addition: house female offenders that are medium and minimum security; and house Level II outpatient Mental Health offenders.


Seven open dormitories with 436 beds; and six (6) segregation/isolation cells.


Outside work details include assignments for Hart, Elbert, & Madison Counties; the Cities of Elberton, Lavonia, Royston, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Natural Resources.


  • Academic:General Education Diploma, Literacy Remedial, Adult Basic Education
  • Counseling:Moral Recognition Therapy, Matrix, Relapse Group, Motivation for Change, Re-Entry, Active Parenting, Family Violence
  • Recreation:General Recreation
  • Religious Activities:Various Worship Services, Bible Study
  • Vocational/OJT:Custodial Maintenance, Grounds Maintenance, Laundry, Building Maintenance Repair, Food Preparation, Baker, Cook Apprentice, and Kitchen Helper