D.Ray James Correctional Institution Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 25, 2021
912-496-6242
HIGHWAY 252 EAST FOLKSTON, GA, 31537

D.Ray James Correctional Institution is also commonly called the Federal Prison in Folkston. The D.Ray James Correctional Institution is classified as a medium-security federal facility that calls Folkston, Georgia home.

The D.Ray James Correctional Institution also has a minimum-security satellite prison camp that they also help operate as well.

The D.Ray James Correctional Institution is responsible for maintaining a minimum of 1779 inmates in both the camp and the main campus.

The D.Ray James Correctional Institution also is responsible for ensuring the mental health unit, which can house 30 inmates is also operating smoothly as well.

The camp inmates oversee maintaining the grounds along with providing the main campus internal support services.

The D.Ray James Correctional Institution opened its doors back in 1902. When the facility first opened it was only going to house maximum-security offenders. However, it would not be until 2005 when the facility went from housing maximum-security inmates to medium-security inmates.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
D.Ray James Correctional Institution
HIGHWAY 252 EAST FOLKSTON, GA, 31537

D.Ray James Correctional Institution Prison Information

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Jail Name D.Ray James Correctional Institution
Jail Type Federal Prison
State Georgia
County Charlton County
Web Page website
Address HIGHWAY 252 EAST FOLKSTON, GA, 31537
City Folkston
Zip 31537
Phone 912-496-6242

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Just like many federal penitentiaries the D.Ray James Correctional Institution is the same way when it comes to the sending mail and packages. If you are planning on sending mail to an inmate, you will need to know that there is a difference in the mailing address.

You should never send any mail for an inmate to the buildings physical address. All mail is denied and will be sent back to the post office. However, if you are mailing an inmate, you will need to use the following address as below:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID

D.Ray James Correctional Institution

HIGHWAY 252 EAST FOLKSTON, GA, 31537

Sending Money

The D.Ray James Correctional Institution will give you a few different methods that you can send an offender money. The main method will be using MoneyGram and Western Union. You will use this way just like you would do for anyone on the outside. It’s no different.

Phone calls

All calls are used through a prepaid service in which an inmate can purchase their minutes from the commissary. Inmates will need funds on their books to use the telephones to call home.

Visitation

You need to be aware in order to visit an inmate in the D.Ray James Correctional Institution, you will be required to be on that offenders approved visitor list. If you are on that list, you can come down on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays anytime between 8 am to 3 pm.

The weekend visits will be alternating on what is known as an even/odd schedule, which goes off the inmates fifth digit of their identification number. You will need to get in contact with D.Ray James Correctional Institution to know what the schedule is as of today.

All inmates are limited to 5 visits every calendar month.

Visiting Hours

Friday — 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday — 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sunday — 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday — 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Directions

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