Jenkins Correctional Facility

Jenkins Correctional Facility is a medium-security facility for adult male inmates that is managed by CoreCivic, under contract with the Georgia Department of Corrections. It is located in Millen, Georgiaㄧopened in 2012ㄧand it can house up to 1,186 inmates.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Jenkins Correctional Facility visiting hours for the general population are on Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays from 8:30 AM until 12:30 PM and from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM. 

The inmate’s dorm assignment dictates their visitation time, which is rotated quarterly, so please contact the facility for specifics.

Everyone who wishes to visit an inmate at JCC needs to fill out the visitation application. The offender can request this from his unit management team and send to the potential visitor. The application packet will include: application for visitation privilege (front and back of form must be complete); GCIC/NCIC Consent Form (this form must be notarized); Relationship Verification Form (this form must be notarized), and instruction sheet. 

When returning the visitation packet to the facility, it should be accompanied by a copy of your birth certificate, driver’s license, and social security card. These items should be returned to:

Significant Other Processor
Jenkins Correctional Center
3404 Kent Farm Drive
Millen, GA 30442

Do not send this information to the offender. 

Time varies on this process. If the visitor sends in all information correctly the first time, then the average processing time is roughly 6 weeks. Visitation is updated twice per yearㄧMay and November.

Visiting and Search Procedures

All visitors requesting entry into facility are required to clear the metal detector and all items are scanned using the facility’s xray system. In addition to those requirements, all visitors will be required to submit to a hand held detector search and a pat search of their person. 

Visitors have the right to refuse the pat down search, and they can refuse to sign the consent to search form, however, visitation will be denied. 

This facility uses the GCIC Rapid Identification System and conducts an on the spot background check utilizing fingerprints. All visitors entering the facility will be required to submit to this GCIC ID background check using this system. The system is designed to check for federal, state, local issued wants or warrants. Any Federal, state, local wants or warrants found to be active on the system will result in the Jenkins County Sheriff's department being notified. 

Vehicles are subject to be searched. (Staff shall accomplish this search in a manner that does not damage or destroy the item or impair its use.) 

Officers will search by touching of the visitor’s hair and scalp. They will also conduct a visual inspection of the ears, nose, and mouth without the insertion of any instruments or the officer’s fingers. 

Visitors will also have to remove their shoes and gloves. You must also remove any clothing such as scarves, overcoats, or sweaters worn over a their first layer of exterior clothing, and a search by visual inspection and touching of the interior and exterior and pockets of such clothing. 

After removal of outer clothing and/or headgear, there is a careful search by visual inspection and by touching of the visitor’s first layer of clothing generally worn over one’s underwear. 

The only items you can bring to a visit are:

  • an identification card (All visitors, age 16 and over, must have a photo ID)
  • car keys
  • a maximum of twenty dollars ($20.00) in coins to be used for the vending machines

Jenkins Correctional Facility does not allow visitors to bring in outside food and beverages into the visiting roomㄧother than bottled formula or store-bought products for babies. Phones or electronic devices of any kind are prohibited in the visiting area.

You will be searched by electronic surveillance instruments (metal detectors, etc.) when you arrive, and anything you bring into the facility will be searched by officers assigned to the visitation area.

Visitors must wear appropriate clothing, and shoes are required at all timesㄧincluding children if they are able to walk or stand. 

Male visitors are required to wear shirts and full-length trousers. Females may wear trousers, or if a female visitor wears a dress, skirt, or other similar garment, it may NOT be more than two (2) inches above the knees. Furthermore, all female visitors must wear undergarments, such as bras, panties, and slips. 

Inappropriate clothing includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Shorts 
  • Crop tops 
  • Sleeveless tops 
  • Sheer/see-through apparel 
  • Pants with holes 
  • Revealing clothing (i.e. low cut tights, spandex/stretch pants) 
  • Flip-flop shoes 
  • All white clothing resembling the inmate's uniforms 
  • Clothing bearing gang affiliation, alcoholic beverages, or offensive language 

Jackets must remain on the visitor or neatly folded in the possession of the visitor at all times. No exchange of clothing, jewelry, or any other items between the inmate and a visitor is allowed.

Video Visits

Jenkins Correctional Facility does offer video visits through JPay. You must have a JPay account, and the video visit can last up to 30 minutes. The fee for a 30-minute video visit is $3.95.

Physical Address

Jenkins Correctional Facility
3404 Kent Farm Drive
Millen, GA 30442

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General Phone Number

​(478) 982-6300

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and DOC Number
Jenkins Correctional Facility
3404 Kent Farm Drive
Millen, GA 30442

All correspondence addressed to inmates must be sent by U.S. Postal Service mail. Correspondence sent by other courier or delivery services will be refused. 

Inmates are not permitted to receive routine mail in boxes, padded envelopes, plastic bags, multi-layer packaging, envelopes that include metal parts, or any package containing bubble wrap or packing peanuts. 

Always use the inmate's committed name, GDC number, and institutional address when addressing your letters. Letters must have a complete return address.

In addition to regular mail, you can send a package to an inmate through the Georgia Inmate Package Program. However, your own homemade packages are not allowed. Inmates are allowed one package per month.

With a JPay account, you can also send and receive videograms and emails, which cost between one and three stamps each.

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at Jenkins Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Georgia, please click here

How to Send Money

Inmates at Jenkins Correctional Facility will receive funds through the consolidated banking process or through JPay. Instructions are posted in their housing unit and in the visitation area. They may receive deposits on their account from no more than five (5) individuals. 

All money orders should be sent directly to Consolidated Banking at the address below: 

GDC-Trust Deposits
PO Box 246570
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024 

Any money orders received at Jenkins Correctional Center will be logged and returned to sender. 

JPay Options

  • Online or Mobile App: To send an inmate money with your credit or debit card, visit or download the JPay Mobile App that is available at the Apple App Store (for iPhones) and Google Play (for Android phones).
  • By phone: Call (800) 574-5729 to talk with a live JPay call center agent and send money with a debit or credit card.

Programs For Inmates

Education and vocational opportunities are available for inmates. However, CoreCivic does not give any detailed information about the programs they offer at Jenkins Correctional Facility.

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Careers at Jenkins Correctional Facility

Jenkins Correctional Facility is run by the private company CoreCivic, which offers the following benefits:

  • Predicable, scheduled work shifts
  • 401(K) matching savings plan
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid time off program and paid holidays
  • Ongoing career-focused training
  • Possibility to transfer within the nationwide network
  • Leadership development through CoreCivic University Program

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