South Carolina Department of Corrections

Goodman Correctional Institution

aerial view of institution

4556 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 896-8565
Warden: Elaine Robinson
Opened: 1970
Security: Level 1-B (Females)
Special Mission: The Center is a multi-functional facility which has the agency's only Work and Pre-Release Programs for women. Provide housing for Youthful Offender Institutional Services for female inmates.
Education: Literacy and GED preparation.
Vocational Training: Janitorial services through Midlands Technical College.
Health Care: Routine medical care provided on site with 24-hour emergency care available; dental care provided on Broad River Complex.
Programs: Religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, and an Addictions Treatment Unit (36 beds are assigned to females enrolled in a 6-month drug addictions program) and recreational services.
Community Services: Provides inmate labor crews to the City of Columbia, the South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Department of Juvenile Justice and the South Carolina Department of Public Safety; provides a correctional officer-supervised inmate litter crew who picks up trash along interstate highways.


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