South Carolina Department of Corrections

Palmer Pre-Release Center

aerial view of institution
2012 Pisgah Road
Florence, SC 29501
(843)661-4770 or
(803)734-9487
Warden: Aaron Joyner
Opened:1975
Security: Level 1-A (Male)
Special Mission: The Center provides an environment conducive to rehabilitation through work programming, pre-release programming/training, and other relevant programs as a means of reintegrating the offender back into the community.
Education: Adult Basic Education / GED Preparation offered by Poyner Adult Education Center in Florence, S.C.
Health Care: Routine medical care provided ( 2 days a week by Lee CI medical staff) with 24-hour emergency care available.
Programs: Religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, vocational rehabilitation, and employability workshops.
Additional Services: Recreational Programs and Satellite Library.
Community Services: Provides inmate labor crews to the City of Florence, Florence County, S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation, Florence National Guard Armory, Darlington County Department of Transportation, and Darlington County National Guard Armory.


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