South Carolina Department of Corrections

Manning Correctional Institution

aerial view of institution
502 Beckman Road
Columbia, SC 29203-3173
(803) 935-6000
Warden: David Dunlap
Opened: 1963
Security: Level 1-B (Male)
Special Mission: The Institution serves at the Agency’s Centralized Pre-Release Center for male inmates that are within 90-days of release back into their respective communities.
Education: Literacy, GED, and Work Keys.
Vocation: Brick Masonry, Business Applications, NCCER Safety Orientation (certified by OSHA). Certificate programs in horticulture, small engine repair, grounds maintenance, janitorial services, and food services.
Health Care: Routine medical care provided on site with 24-hour emergency care available
Programs: The Pre-Release Program is a two component system; a 60-day program where the inmate can work in an educational, vocational, or certificate program and then move into a 30-day program dedicated to outside community resources and skill enhancement in the area of employment. Additionally, there are religious services, volunteer services, recreational services, Alcoholic Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous available.
Community Services: Provides an inmate labor crew to the Department of Mental Health, the Criminal Justice Academy, the South Carolina Fire Academy and Richland County Public Works. Provides one correctional officer-supervised litter crew who pick up trash along interstate highways.


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