Riverbend Correctional Facility196 Laying Farm Road
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 414-2300
Fax: (478) 414-2400 Capacity: 1,500
Client: Georgia Department of Corrections
Accreditations: American Correctional Association (ACA) National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
BACKGROUND: Under a competitive procurement, The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) was awarded a contract by the Georgia Department of Corrections for the finance, design, construction, and operation of a bed facility for the secure custody of minimum and medium security inmates. The facility was built on state-owned land pursuant to a 40 year ground lease. The facility received inmates on December 12, 2011.
SCOPE OF WORK: GEO provides secure care, custody and control for Georgia Department of Corrections inmates. Offenders receive academic and vocational programming as well as medical care, substance abuse treatment programs, and group support.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION: The Riverbend Correctional Facility is 277,635 sq. ft., located on approximately 70 acres of state-owned land. The facility is designed in a campus-style layout with housing, support services, recreation, and programming space all located within the secure perimeter. Inmates are housed in a combination of cell and dormitory housing units.
ACCREDITATION: GEO will seek American Correctional Association Accreditation (ACA) and National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) accreditation.