Allendale Correctional Institution

aerial view of institution

P.O. Box 1151
1057 Revolutionary Trail
Fairfax, SC 29827
(803) 632-2561 or (803) 734-0653
Warden: McKendley Newton
Opened: 1989
Custody level: Medium (Male)
Education: Literacy, GED preparation, and Adult Education.
Health Care: Routine medical and dental care on site with 24-hour medical coverage.
Programs: Allendale CI became SCDC's first Character-Based Institution in 2015, offering a plethora of programs and services to inmates in an effort to better prepare returning citizens for successful entry, including: Jumpstart (faith-based program that prepares inmates for life after prison); Bee program (making of honey); Quilting; Addiction Recovery Program; Animal Rescue and Training Program Cornerstone (Education Improvement Program) and numerous other programs.
Community Services: Provides an "Operation Behind Bars" program for at-risk youth and adults to tour the prison and hear inmates describe what led to their criminal behavior and life inside prison.


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