All About Dodge State Prison and Contacting Inmates

Connect With an Inmate All About Dodge State Prison and Contacting Inmates

Dodge State Prison Inmates Contact Information: How To Get in Touch

Contacting an imprisoned family member or friend at  needs perseverance and specialized knowledge. The inmates at Dodge State Prison welcome both virtual and in-person visits, pen-pals, phone conversations, and money deposits.

Use DoNotPay to quickly and simply locate and contact your inmate. With the assistance of DoNotPay, you may send them letters and money, as well as gather their personal information in order to plan visits.

Dodge State Prison Contact Information

Below is the contact information for :

Physical Address2971 OLD BETHEL CHURCH ROAD, CHESTER, GA 31012
Phone Number478-358-7201
WebsiteDodge State Prison
General EmailNot Available

To go to Dodge State Prison, you can follow the directions below:

  • Take I-75S to I-16 in Macon.
  • Continue East toward Savannah to Exit 49 (Hwy 257 South) toward Dexter.
  • Continue about seven miles to Dexter and another seven miles to Chester.
  • When entering Chester, go straight at the stop sign on Caroline Avenue.
  • Dodge State Prison is on the right.

How to Contact Inmates at Dodge State Prison

To ease the transition from prison to the outside world, convicts are encouraged to spend time with non-incarcerated family members. Friends and family members may be contacted by phone and mail; they can be visited in person or virtually, and money can be sent to their funds.

In-person visitation

Face-to-face contact with family and friends assists inmates in adjusting to their incarceration. Visitors and prisoners are safeguarded by stringent in-person visitation rules that must be adhered to or the visit will be terminated.

How it Works

  1. All visits must be pre-scheduled online through GA.GOV.
  2. Visits will be made by appointment only and will be in keeping with social distancing guidelines.
  3. Bring a picture ID. Valid driver's license, passport, or military ID.
  4. Follow the guidelines provided for parking and when to enter the facility.
  5. Adhere to the dress code; improper attire will prevent entrance. Avoid clothing with profane words or pictures, and always wear shoes. Additionally, you may be asked to remove any jewelry or wearable technology.

General Population:

Days: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Inmates in Segregation:

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays (no Holidays)

Hours: 9:00AM - 11:00AM

To schedule a virtual visit and find the rules read through these guidelines.

How to Send Money to Dodge State Prison Inmates

Inmates need monies to buy food from the commissary and other perks. Payments to a convict's JPay account inside the facility may be made only using the convict's ID number. The inmate's account may be used to pay fines, expenditures, and restitution.

How to Use JPay to Send Money

  • Online: JPay accepts credit or debit cards for online payments.
  • Phone: JPay accepts phone payments at 1 (800) 574-5729 at any time.
  • Download the JPay app for your mobile device (Android, Apple iOS).
  • Inmates may deposit cash into their JPay account at any MoneyGram facility.
  • Send money orders to- JPay- P.O. Box 278170, Miramar, FL 33027, with a deposit slip attached

For any deposit, JPay charges a fee. This is something to consider while deciding on the amount of the deposit.

Phone Plans

Friends and family members may open a prepaid collect or direct billing account with Securus or by contacting 1-800-844-6591. A prepaid collect account may have many telephone numbers added to it. Offenders may transfer funds in $1 increments from their trust accounts to their debit calling accounts with Securus to make telephone calls.

How to Send Mail to Dodge State Prison Inmates

All incoming mail is inspected. All outgoing mail is inspected. In the presence of the detainee, privileged mail must be scrutinized. Prisoners will not be permitted to communicate with other inmates unless the inmates are immediate relatives as defined by the visiting regulation and both institution Wardens/Superintendents have approved the correspondence. Electronic mail is governed by the same rules and regulations as normal mail.

To send mail to an inmate, you must address your package properly:

  • Name (First and Last) and ID#
  • Facility Name
  • Facility Address

Difficulties You May Have When Contacting a Loved One in Dodge State Prison

It's painful enough to discover that a friend or family member has been imprisoned but being unable to communicate with them adds another layer of difficulty to the separation. Spend no time locating neighboring institutions, contacting them, or soliciting information from other family members. Utilize DoNotPay to quickly determine their location, identification numbers, and even to write them a letter with a few clicks!

Get in Touch With Your Loved Ones via DoNotPay

DoNotPay can help you locate an imprisoned friend. Simply follow the steps below:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide his or her personal details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name! We'll set one up for you so you can easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo! Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait 10 days for it to arrive to your loved one!


What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

Many individuals learn various legal issues after communicating with an imprisoned relative that they wish to take care of immediately. DoNotPay may be useful in the following situations:

DoNotPay is available to help you regardless of your location, so do not be afraid!

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