Additional Information

womens detention center
  • CAPACITY: 236 
  • OPENED: 1992
  • RENOVATED: 2007


  • HOURS: 9:00AM TO 3:00PM 
  • DAYS:Alternated Visitation Days (Saturday M-Z; Sundays A-L); State Holidays


Probation Detention Centers provide short-term confinement of probationers in a secure, safe, and work-oriented environment. A probation detention center (PDC) is a minimum security facility for confining probationers, generally for 60 to 120 days.


Four open dormitories with bunk beds.


Probationers must work on a detail five days a week: food service, building grounds maintenance, janitorial, laundry, maintenance, sanitation duties, counselor's aide, teacher's aide, and librarians.

•Community and work details: Under supervision, low-security offenders build, refurbish, and maintain prison and civic buildings, perform road work, and clean public buildings and schools. The Women's PDC has six community work details: Tattnall High School, Evans County, the City of Lyons, the City of Reidsville, the City of Pembroke, and Bryan County.


  • Education: General Education Diploma, Adult Basic Education, Literacy/Remedial Reading, Pathway to Home through Savannah Technical College
  • Counseling: Motivation for Change, substance use counseling- AA/NA, Life Skills, Job Readiness, Group Counseling- Mental Health Counseling, Anger management, Parenting Class and Personal Health
  • Recreation: General Recreation
  • Religious Activities: Various Worship Services And Bible Study


Take I-75S through Macon. From Macon take I-16S for approximately 12 miles to Exit #116. Women's Probation Detention Center is located 9.3 miles South of Exit 116 on Hwy 301 South on the left.