Screven County Prison

The Screven County Prison (not to be confused with the Screven County Jail) is located in Sylvania, Georgia. It is operated by the county under contract with the Georgia Department of Corrections. 

This facility houses convicted state offenders who provide an inmate labor work force for Screven County departments, including public works, solid waste, recreation and facilities management, and for other agencies on request.

Since 1951, this facility has been used as a work camp primarily for state prisoners. Currently, the Screven County Prison houses 148 minimum and medium security-level state prisoners. 

There are a total of five housing dormitories within the prison—two dorms that house 36 offenders each, two dorms that house 38 offenders each, and seven isolation/segregation cells in the last dorm. 

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Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being housed in Screven County Prison, click here or call 912-863-4555. Be prepared to provide the inmate’s full name and date of birth.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

For visiting hours and information, call the Screven County Prison at 912-863-4555.

During Covid protocols, four approved visitors, per offender, and children of all ages are allowed to attend visitation. Visits are by appointment only. Instructions related to scheduling appointments and additional details about visitation can be found by clicking here.

Family members are allowed to schedule one session for each day of visitation. Visits will be no more than two hours in length. All visitors must be on the offenders approved visitation list.

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Physical Address

Screven County Prison
859 Rocky Ford Road
Sylvania, GA 30467

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Screven County Prison
859 Rocky Ford Road
Sylvania, GA 30467

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Screven County Prison cannot receive incoming phone calls. However, the inmates do have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

You must be on a recipient’s approved visitor list to use any payment method listed below. For complete detailed information about sending money, click here.

Visit to send money online, or call 800-574-5729 to speak with a live agent.

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Moneygram locations include CVS and Walmart (Georgia DOC Receiver Code 6857 / Georgia Probation Receiver Code 6901).

Programs For Inmates

Screven County Prison provides programs for each offender in custody. They include:

  • Advanced Level General Education Diploma Classes (GED) are provided through Ogeechee Technical College. 
  • Re-entry, Motivation for Change, and Think for Change are provided through the Counseling services
  • Vocational Service/OJT programs include barbershop, kitchen, landscaping and fire department, etc.

This prison also provides an inmate labor work force for Screven County departments, including public works, solid waste, and recreation and facilities management.

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Careers at Screven County Prison

If you are interested in a career in corrections and would like more information about the job openings and opportunities at Screven County Prison, click here.