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strongernow
05-03-2004, 05:34 PM
AUGUSTA STATE MEDICAL PRISON
RICHMOND COUNTY, GA

ADDRESS:
3001 GORDON HIGHWAY
GROVETOWN, GA 30813

TEL.: (706) 855-4700
FAX : (706) 855-4958

ADULT MALE FELONS
CAPACITY: 1126
CONSTRUCTED: 1982
OPENED: 1983
SECURITY LEVEL: CLOSE/MAXIMUM
RENOVATED:


MISSION:
Provides centralized acute and specialized medical services and Level IV Mental Health services for male and female inmates, primarily as transients or outpatients. Houses severe medical cases.

HOUSING:
Four living units that are divided into two separate units. Each has a support building that contains a multipurpose room and a counseling office. One open dorm consisting of 384 beds with 192 beds designated for assisted living. Seven nursing units having a security control room and single patient rooms. Seven bed Crisis Stabilization Unit. Central dining hall. Mental Health Support building utilizes dining area.

WORK DETAILS:
Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Bureau of Investigation details. In-house maintenance and custodial details. Prison's mission limits availability of outside details. Georgia Drivers' License details.


PROGRAMS:

Academic: GED, ABE, Literacy/Remedial, Special Education

Substance Abuse: AA/NA, Relapse Prevention, Substance Abuse Education

Counseling: Anger Management, Corrective Thinking I & II, Family Violence I & II, Victim Impact, TOPSTEP, Speak Out and Specialized Groups for Mental Health

Recreation: General Recreation

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

Vocational/OJT: Food Preparation

DIRECTIONS:
From Atlanta: I-20 East approximately 138 miles. Exit right at the Grovetown Exit (#90-Hwy. 388, South.) Go straight through traffic light and cross over railroad tracks (Catherine Street.) Catherine Street dead ends on Robinson Avenue. Turn left onto Robinson Avenue (Hwy. 223 East.) At traffic light, turn right onto Gordon Highway (Hwy. 278.) Augusta State Medical Prison is approximately one mile on the right.

JnV4ever
09-13-2005, 08:58 PM
correction--------Grovetown exit is exit # 190

rileysgirl
03-09-2007, 02:17 PM
My boyfriend has been recently moved to Augusta State Medical Prison and I am needing any information I can get before going. It would surely be vary much appreciated. I haven't seen him in almost a year.