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strongernow
05-01-2004, 07:27 PM
HAYS STATE PRISON / HAYS INMATE BOOT CAMP
(FOREST HAYS, JR. STATE PRISON)
CHATTOOGA COUNTY, GA

ADDRESS:
POST OFFICE BOX 668
TRION, GA 30753
TEL.: (706) 857-0400
FAX : (706) 857-0624

ADULT MALE FELONS
CAPACITY: 1365/192 BOOT CAMP
CONSTRUCTED: 1989
OPENED: 1990
SECURITY LEVEL: CLOSE
RENOVATED: N/A

MISSION:
Houses inmates with behavioral problems that cannot bed addressed at other prisons. A prison boot camp and general population unit is attached outside the perimeter fence. The prison operates a Correctional Industries Mattress Plant and Optical Manufacturing Unit.

HOUSING:
Consists of a general population unit with 680 beds, intensive therapeutic program and return to population unit with 109 beds, Hays Annex general population unit with 400 beds, boot camp unit with 192 beds, medical unit with nine beds and a maximum security, isolation and segregation unit with 176 beds.

WORK DETAILS:
All outside details are supported by Camp Hays Boot Camp inmates. These details include the Department of Transportation, Chattooga, Walker, Catoosa and Bartow Counties. The Cities of Trion, Summerville, Lafayette, Cartersville, and Rome have grounds details.


PROGRAMS:

Academic: GED, ABE, GSAMS, Literacy, Academic Tutoring

Substance Abuse: Substance Abuse Education, AA/NA, SIPI

Counseling: Victim Impact, Prerelease, Vital Issues, Family Violence, Corrective Thinking

Recreation: General Recreation

Religious Activities: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, Prayer Groups

Vocational/OJT: Groundskeeping, Optics and Mattress Industry

DIRECTIONS:
From Atlanta: I-75 North to Exit 306 (Adairsville/Summerville Exit). Left onto Highway 140 West for approximately 19 miles (highway dead-ends into Highway 27). Turn Right onto Highway 27 North for approximately 14 miles to Summerville city limits. Continue through Summerville for approximately five miles. Entrance to prison is on the right immediately past Pennville Elementary School.