Georgia Correctional Industries (GCI) strives to improve the futures of the men and women in its industries programs. Through mentoring and skills development, GCI provides meaningful work experience that promotes career opportunities and marketable job skills.
Georgia Correctional Industries is committed to building strong community partnerships to enhance support systems and employer connections – key steps in creating a successful reentry and a safer Georgia.
Georgia Correctional Industries’ products and services provide the foundation for its purpose through its three divisions: Manufacturing, Food Service and Agribusiness. The diversity of GCI’s training opportunities enhances career placements within both urban and rural Georgia. Products offered include office furniture, signs, garments, eyeglasses, mattresses, metal fabrication, engraving, embroidery, upholstery, cleaning/janitorial supplies and print services. More information about GCI products and services can be found at the Georgia Correctional Industries website.
A few of the unique career training opportunities GCI offers are:
- Manufacturing: Warehousing, inventory management, heavy equipment operation and graphic design.
- Food Service: Food safety and sanitation practices, culinary skills and commercial food production, processing and packaging.
- Agribusiness: Crop rotation/production, livestock breeding/nutrition and heavy equipment mechanics/operation.
Georgia Correctional Industries oversees the Department's Food Service Operations providing more that 39 million offender meals annually. GCI Food Service and Agribusiness programs produce over 40% of the food items utilized within the offenders’ menu, with products privileged to carry the Georgia Grown Label. These two programs provide offenders the opportunity to gain skills in efficient agribusiness operations, food production, processing, distribution, warehousing and preparation. Major production enterprises include beef, dairy, vegetables, eggs, grits and cornmeal.
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