To provide pastoral care and counseling, worship, and ministry to a 1700-bed correctional facility for female offenders. This also includes ministry to approximately 500 staff members and their families.
About the Site:
This site requires a TB test, a background check, and a training session about security issues at the two facilities. Depending on the results of the background check, fingerprinting may also be required. (The fingerprint process will cost $12.90.)
In addition to the required criminal background check Candler requires of all admitted students, this site requires a criminal background check administered by the Georgia Department of Corrections. Students with any criminal conviction should not register for this site.
Lee Arrendale State Prison is unique in that it has a Clinical Pastoral Education Program, facilitated through the Care and Counseling Center of GA.
Demographics of female offenders in Georgia are a follows: