Turbeville Correctional Institution

P.O. Box 252
Turbeville, SC 29162
(843) 659-4800
(803) 896-3100

Opened: 1994
Security: Level 2 (Male)
Special Mission: The institution houses adult male offenders mostly sentenced under the Youthful Offender Act. The Youthful Offender Institutional Services (YOIS) program, which focuses on the needs of inmates ages 17-25 sentenced by the courts as Youthful Offenders, is a behavior and performance-driven program Youthful Offender Institutional Services provides programming to include: education, work details, mental health services, behavioral health counseling, substance abuse services, and sex offender treatment. Inmates are placed in the general population based on their identified needs such as substance abuse services for those with alcohol and drug problems; sex offender treatment for those referred for treatment; Thinking for Change for first-time offenders; and Criminal Thinking for those inmates who have returned to prison due to parole revocation. There are 928 Youth Offender beds in the institution. Additionally, Turbeville CI has 544 beds assigned to the adult straight-time population. The mission is directed by three major areas – administration, operations, and program services. These functions are developed and administered by personnel trained to interact professionally with both inmates and staff.
Turbeville High School: Educational opportunities are provided based on the individual’s need. A language arts program (reading, spelling, grammar), mathematics, and literacy training is offered. High School credentials can be earned by a student successfully passing the General Education Development (GED) test. College credit courses are offered to those who qualify.
Vocational Training: Carpentry and brick masonry.
Health Care: Routine medical and dental service is accessible on site with 24-hour emergency care available.
Programs: Physical and Mental Health care, religious services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Sexual Offender Treatment Program, Impact of Crime classes, and Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Thinking for Change and Criminal Thinking.
Community Services: The institution provides a correctional officer to supervise an inmate litter crew to pick up trash along the interstate highways, state highways and secondary roads. SCDC is committed to keeping South Carolina highways in pristine condition. Turbeville CI provides supervised inmate work crews who insure that the cleanliness of the Prideways is always maintained. 

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Trenton Correctional Institution

84 Greenhouse Road
Trenton, SC 29847
(803) 896-3000 or (803) 278-0010,
(803) 275-3301

Opened: 1995
Security: Level 2 (Male)
Special Mission: Trenton houses young adult offenders.
Education: Literacy, GED preparation, and high school courses. 
Vocational Training: Welding, brick masonry, and carpentry.
Health Care: Routine medical and dental care provided on site.
Programs: Religious services, volunteer services, recreational services, Impact of Crime classes, and Pre-Release Programs.
Community Services: Provides a correctional officer-supervised inmate litter crew who picks up trash along interstate highways. Provides a correctional officer supervised inmate crew who works at Taylor Nursery (South Carolina Forestry Commission) on a seasonal basis. 

 

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Ridgeland Correctional Institution

 

P.O. Box 2039
Ridgeland, SC 29936
(843)726-6888 or (803)896-3200

Opened:  1995
Security:   Level 2 (Male)
Education:   Literacy, GED preparation, and high school courses.
Vocational Training:  Small appliance repair and carpentry trades.
Industries:   A private sector industry produces a PVC-based furniture for the contract furnishings market, i.e. hotel, motel, restaurant, fast food, resorts and institutional markets.
Health Care:   Routine medical and dental care on site with 24-hour medical coverage.
Programs:   Religious services, volunteer services, recreational services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and Impact of Crime classes.
Community Services:   Provides an inmate labor crew to the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism; provides a correctional officer-supervised inmate litter crew who pick up trash along the interstate highway. Provides an Operation Behind Bars program for at risk youth and adults to tour the prison and hear inmates describe what led to their criminal behavior and life inside prison.
Services:   Serves as one of the video conferencing sites for parole hearings in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. 

Perry Correctional Institution

 

430 Oaklawn Road
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 243-4700 or
(803) 737-175

Opened:1981
Security: Level 3 (Male)
Education: Literacy and GED preparation.
Vocational Training: Carpentry, and brick masonry.
Industries: Manufacturing case goods for governmental agencies and schools. Also manufactures special products for private sector company. 125 inmates are employed in two shifts.
Health Care: Routine medical and dental care provided on site with 16-hour emergency care available.
Programs: Sex offender treatment programs, religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, a Pre-Release program, recreational services, assisted living, Impact of Crime classes, and the Character-Based Rehabilitation Program.
Services: Serves as one of the video conferencing sites for parole hearings in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.
Community Services: Provides an Operation Behind Bars program for at risk youth and adults to tour the prison and hear inmates describe what led to their criminal behavior and life inside prison. Provides up to 120 inmate workers for various state, county and municipalities.

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Palmer Pre-Release Center

 

2012 Pisgah Road
Florence, SC 29501
(843)661-4770 or
(803)734-9487

Opened:1975
Security: Level 1-A (Male)
Special Mission: The Center provides an environment conducive to rehabilitation through work programming, pre-release programming/training, and other relevant programs as a means of reintegrating the offender back into the community.
Education: Adult Basic Education / GED Preparation offered by Poyner Adult Education Center in Florence, S.C.
Health Care: Routine medical care provided ( 2 days a week by Lee CI medical staff) with 24-hour emergency care available.
Programs: Religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, vocational rehabilitation, and employability workshops.
Additional Services: Recreational Programs and Satellite Library.
Community Services: Provides inmate labor crews to the City of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Florence National Guard Armory, Darlington County Department of Transportation, and Darlington County National Guard Armory. 

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