McRae Correctional Institution


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McRae Correctional Institution

McRae Correctional Institution is a low security, contracted correctional institution located in McRae Helena of Telfair County, Georgia.  Opened in 2000, CI McRae is owned by a private corporation called Corrections Corporation of America.  The facility holds only male offenders and has a current inmate population of 1,627 offenders.  Although the institution currently has only about 1,600 prisoners housed there, the prison has a maximum capacity of 2,275 prisoners.  CI McRae is estimated to be about 367,395 square feet and is encompassed by two 12-foot fences.  For housing, the institution 8 housing units.  Of these 8 housing units, 4 are dormitory style, 3 are two-person housing units, and one is designed to be the Special Housing Unit.  

Visiting Hours at McRae Correctional Institution:

  • Visitation at McRae Correctional Institution occurs on Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays.  Visitation will run from 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. 
  • Each inmate can have up to 4 visitors at once, exclusive of young children.
  • Any visitor who is 16 years of age and older must have valid photo identification in order to visit an inmate.
  • Visitors may bring the following items into the visiting room:
    • Feminine hygiene products
    • Up to 5 diapers, a pacifier, and plastic bottle for infants
    • Up to $20.00 in change for vending machines

Physical Address:

McRae Correctional Institution
112 Jim Hammock Drive 
McRae Helena, Georgia 31055



Inmate Mailing Address:

Inmate Name, ID Number
McRae Correctional Institution
P.O. Drawer 55030
McRae Helena, Georgia 31055