Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC)

State Prison Administration

Last Updated: June 28, 2019
300 Patrol Road, Forsyth, GA 31029

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is for State Prison Administration offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Administration - no inmates facility.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is MoneyGram There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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

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Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 404-656-4661, 404-656-5651 478-992-5261

About Georgia DOC
The Department of Corrections creates a safer Georgia by effectively managing offenders and providing opportunities for positive change.
The Georgia Department of Corrections is the best corrections system in the nation at protecting citizens from convicted offenders and at providing effective opportunities for offenders to achieve positive change. We are a leader and partner in making Georgia a safer, healthier, better educated, growing, and best managed state.

Accomplished by:

  • Ensuring public safety
  • Operating safe and secure facilities
  • Providing effective community supervision of offenders
  • Creating opportunities for restoration to offenders
  • Ensuring the rights of victims
  • Partnering with public, private, and faith-based organizations
  • Sustaining core values of Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless
  • Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage
  • Ensuring the well being of employees and their families
  • Loyalty - Bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Georgia, the GDC, and other employees.
  • Duty - Fulfill your obligations.
  • Respect - Treat people as they should be treated.
  • Selfless Service - Put the welfare of the Public, the GDC, and other employees before your own.
  • Honor - Live up to all the GDC values.
  • Integrity - Do what's right--legally and morally.
  • Personal Courage - Face fear, danger, or adversity (physical or moral).
Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Facilities:
GDC - Appling Integrated Treatment Facility
GDC - Arrendale Probation Substance Abuse Center
GDC - Arrendale State Prison
GDC - Augusta State Medical Prison
GDC - Augusta Transitional Center
GDC - Autry State Prison
GDC - Bacon Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Bainbridge Probation Substance Abuse Center
GDC - Baldwin State Prison
GDC - Bleckley Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Calhoun State Prison
GDC - Central Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Central State Prison
GDC - Coastal State Prison
GDC - Colwell Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Dodge State Prison
GDC - Dooly State Prison
GDC - Emanuel - Swainsboro Womens's Facility
GDC - Emanuel Detention Center
GDC - Emanuel Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Georgia Diagnostic & Classification State Prison
GDC - Georgia State Prison
GDC - Hancock State Prison
GDC - Johnson State Prison
GDC - Lamar GA Pre-Release
GDC - Lee State Prison
GDC - Macon State Prison
GDC - McEver Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Men's State Prison
GDC - Metro State Prison
GDC - Montgomery State Prison
GDC - Northwest Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Patten Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Paulding Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Phillips State Prison
GDC - Pulaski State Prison
GDC - Rogers State Prison
GDC - Rutledge State Prison
GDC - Smith State Prison
GDC - Southeast Probation Detention Center - Men & Women (PDC) GA
GDC - Southwest Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA
GDC - Telfair State Prison

GDC - Troup County Correctional Institute
GDC - Troup County Work Release
GDC - Valdosta Annex
GDC - Walker State Prison
GDC - Ware State Prison
GDC - Washington State Prison and Annex - GA
GDC - West Central Pre-Release
GDC - Western Pre-Release

GDC - Whitworth Detention Center - Women
GDC - Wilcox State Prison
GDC - Wilkes GA Pre-Release
GDC - Womens Probation Detention Center (PDC) GA

Inmate Locator

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Georgia. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC). For Directions call 404-656-4661, 404-656-5651 478-992-5261

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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