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Old 05-01-2004, 05:13 PM
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Arrow Metro State Prison, Georgia

METRO STATE PRISON (WOMEN’S)
DEKALB COUNTY, GEORGIA

ADDRESS:
1301 CONSTITUTION ROAD, SE
ATLANTA, GA 30316

TEL.: (404) 624-2200
FAX : (404) 624-2235

ADULT FEMALE FELONS
CAPACITY: 705
CONSTRUCTED: 1979
OPENED: 1980
SECURITY LEVEL: CLOSE/MAXIMUM
RENOVATED: 1993



HISTORY:
Provides diagnostic services and chronic/acute medical services to include a 13-bed female infirmary, Levels I through V Mental Health treatment for female prisoners and UDS female services. A portion of the prison is dedicated to general population inmates and special living (mental health).

HOUSING:
Consists of seven housing units that have the capability of housing 120 inmates each.

WORK DETAILS:
Building Orderlies, Back Gate Orderlies, Food Service, Maintenance, Inside and Outside Grounds, Paint Detail, GEMA, GSP Drivers License, Warehouse, Food Warehouse, GCI Panel Shop, Laundry, Sanitation and Georgia Public Safety. Provides food service for the Metro Transitional Center and the Jimmy Helms Diversion Center.



PROGRAMS:

Academic: GED, ABE, Literacy, Special Education, GSAMS

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

Counseling: Sex Offender, Conflict/Stress Management, Vital Issues, Survival of Sexual Abuse, Parenting, Family Violence, Corrective Thinking, Victim Impacts

Recreation: General Recreation

Religious Activities: Worship Services, Bible Study, Gospel Choir, Religious Groups

Vocational/OJT: Cosmetology, Building Maintenance, Laundry, Food Preparation, Warehouse, Teacher Aide, Correctional Industries Panels/Reupholstery, Computer Technology and Customer Service Representative

DIRECTIONS:
From Atlanta: Take I-20 East and exit onto Moreland Avenue (East Atlanta Exit). Travel South on Moreland Avenue unit you come to Bailey Street (across from the Overnite Truck Company). Turn left onto Bailey Street which will change into Constitution Road. Travel on Constitution Road until the sign for Metro State Prison is seen (located on the left of the street). Then turn right onto the access road to Metro SP. OR Take I-285 to the east side of Atlanta. Exit onto Bouldercrest Road. Travel West on Bouldercrest. At the third stop light, Bouldercrest turns to the right, continue straight onto Constitution Road for approximately two miles. Metro SP is on the left.
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