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Updated on: March 22, 2022

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Phillips Transitional Center houses over 300 adult inmates, and it is nestled in Buford, Georgia. It is a Georgia state prison that is located at 2989 West Rock Quarry Road, Buford, GA, 30519. The Phillips Transitional Center is part of the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Inmates at Phillips Transitional Center who are eligible can participate in work details that offer labor support for the surrounding counties. Inmates at Phillips Transitional Center are encouraged to participate in courses to learn to read, earn an adult basic education and get a GED.

Vocational skills taught at Phillips Transitional Center include culinary arts, wastewater treatment, custodial and building maintenance, landscaping, auto repair, forklift operator, and basic computer courses.

Phillips Transitional Center
Facility Name
Phillips Transitional Center
Facility Type
State Prison
2989 West Rock Quarry Road, Buford, GA, 30519
Date Established
Offender Gender
Male Offenders
Postal Code
Hall County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Inmate Search

You can use the offender locator at the Georgia Department of Corrections to find an inmate. It can be found here, and it is called the Inmate Locator.

You also should keep in mind that there are situations in which inmates are moved. If you do not have this information, you can locate an inmate using their seven-digit Offender ID #.

Sending a Mail

Inmates that are incarcerated in Phillips Transitional Center can receive letters from anyone. However, the mail cannot contain jewelry and/or contraband. In addition, if a sticker is placed on either the envelope or letter, the mail will be completely rejected. This is certainly an aspect to consider before the mail or package is sent.

The inmate mailing address is as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Phillips Transitional Center

2989 West Rock Quarry Road, Buford, GA, 30519

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Sending Money

Those who are housed in Phillips Transitional Center must receive money through JPAY. This can be done in a variety of ways.

You can also deposit money over the phone by calling this number 770-932-4646 .

There is also an instant mail option available through JPAY, as well. Any correspondence might be rejected for mail modification (glitter, stickers, etc). Obscene language should not be used.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Phillips Transitional Center can only make outgoing calls. Inmates must submit a list of phone numbers that will be approved by the facility. Inmates can also purchase phone minutes through commissary, as well.

GTL is the phone provider in order to speak on the phone with Georgia prison state inmates. You can set up a prepaid account online.

Visiting Rules

There are set hours for inmate visitors at Phillips Transitional Center, and it depends largely on whether you are placed in general population, protective custody, or maximum custody. The only days that are available for visiting are Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Call the facility at 770-932-4646 to get more information.


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