Additional Information

dooly state prison
  • CAPACITY: 1702
  • OPENED: 1994


  • HOURS: 9:00AM TO 3:00PM
  • DAYS: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays


Houses medium security, general population inmates that may not be suitable for a county prison due to their offense or physical limitations. Provides Medical, Counseling, Education, Recreation, Library, Chapel, Fire Services, Farm Services, and General Work Programs for all inmates assigned. Has a fully operational farm that produces fresh vegetables for shipping to state facilities. Sex Offender Release Site. Host Facility for the McEver Probation Detention Center.


Operating capacity is 1702. Housing consists of nine living units of which the bottom range are 24 triple bunked cells and the top range are doubled-bunked cells 120 beds per dorm and one open living unit with four separate living areas, which contain 368 beds. There is one isolation/segregation unit that contains 71 beds. The Fast track Unit is double bunked and houses 256 beds. This facility also houses a C.E.R.T. Team, a Tactical Squad and a Fire Station.



Fire Fighter Services, Farm Services, Recycling, Building and Outside Grounds, Outside Maintenance, Outside Paint , Georgia National Fairgrounds, City of Warner Robins, Crisp County, Georgia State Patrol for Cordele and Perry.


  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial
  • Counseling: Individual and Group Counseling, Sex Offender Psycho-Educational Program, Moral Recognition Therapy, Family Violence, Thinking for a Change, Lifers, Matrix Relapse Prevention, Matrix Recovery Skills, Ray of Hope, Re-entry Skills Building and TOPPSTEP.
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services
  • Vocational/OJT:Food Service, Laundry, Painter, Warehouse, Sanitation, Horticulture, Maintenance Repair, Mechanic Helper, Electrical Helper, Plumber Helper, Recycling, and General Clerk Aide for Library/Education.


Take 1-75S, exit 122/Highway 230. Turn left and go through Unadilla. Approximately one mile past Unadilla, turn left onto Plunkett Road. Dooly State Prison in on the right.