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 have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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

Satellite View of Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC)

You can support your loved ones at Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 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

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Georgia. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC).

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 404-656-4661, 404-656-5651 478-992-5261, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Forsyth. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.