Watkins Pre-Release Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: June 3, 2022
1700 St. Andrews Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29210

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Watkins Pre-Release Center, also known as the Golden State Modified Community Correctional Facility, is a medium-security prison designed to house custody inmates and parole violators for the South Carolina Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. This facility is located in Columbia, South Carolina.

There are currently around 722462246 inmates at this facility. Joseph W. Moss is the current Chief of the Watkins Pre-Release Center.

The inmates housed at Watkins Pre-Release Center are placed according to their custody level which is determined at intake. There are plenty of educational and vocational training programs for all inmates. The mission of Watkins Pre-Release Center is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower South Carolina’s recidivism rate.

Watkins Pre-Release Center provides educational, vocational and counseling opportunities which includes drug and alcohol counseling, pre-release instruction, life/social skills development programs, English as a Second Language (ESL), GED instruction, and computer programming. This facility also provides medical, dental, and mental health services to all inmates.

The facility has a health care unit and rooms for classroom instruction, counseling, and visitation. Educational areas include a computer laboratory, a library, and indoor and outdoor recreational areas. A fully equipped kitchen provides meal service for all and is run by the kitchen staff and prison Trustees. Trustees are inmates who have earned the trust of prison officials and are permitted to work various jobs inside the prison.

Inmates are encouraged to participate in daily activity each day. They are allowed to go outside for several hours a day to play sports or exercise. In their leisure time, inmates are allowed to watch TV or play cards in the commons area, which is several tables and chairs. There are two to three inmates per cell and the beds are bunk beds.

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Watkins Pre-Release Center
1700 St. Andrews Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29210

Watkins Pre-Release Center Prison Information

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Jail Name Watkins Pre-Release Center
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: South Carolina Department of Corrections
State South Carolina
County Richland County
Web Page website
Address 1700 St. Andrews Terrace, Columbia, SC, 29210
City Columbia
Zip 29210
Phone 803-896-8584


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