Additional Information

Exterior of Metro Transitional Center
  • CAPACITY: 235
  • OPENED: 1982
  • RENOVATED: 1989


To assist residents in making successful transitions back into the community by providing therapeutic counseling and social and employment skills.


Three building with rooms containing three to four beds totaling 234. Building A and B accommodate all advanced Phases III and long term maintenance residents. Building C accommodates all orientation, Phase I, Phase II, and Guide Dog residents.


Provides work release throughout the Metropolitan area. Long term maintenance residents are assigned as permanent workers for Helms Facility and other Government facilities.


  • Academic: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Remedial, CA
  • Counseling: Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Moral Recognition Therapy, Motivation For Change, Relapse Prevention, Family Violence, Battered Women, Intensive Individual Counseling, Therapeutic Counseling, Work Release, Community Pass, Job Readiness, STD/HIV, Health Education, Parenting, Grief Loss & Healing, Relationships Group, Career Development, Goal Setting & Achievement, Wise Money Management, Art Appreciation, Matrix, Fatherhood Program, DETOUR, Basic World of Works
  • Recreation: Various Worship Services, Bible Study, Pastoral Counseling, Choir
  • Religious Activities: Vision Program (guide dog), Career Center


Take I-20E towards Augusta, take the Moreland Avenue South Exit and turn right. Travel approximately six miles and look for the Overnight Truck Transport Company on the right side of Moreland Avenue and turn left onto Bailey Street. At the four-way stop keep straight. At the fork in the road, bear to the right. Cross the railroad tracks and Metro Transitional Center is approximately ??? mile on the right.