Federal Correctional Institution Jesup | FCI Jesup

Federal Correctional Institution Jesup | FCI JesupFacilities: FCI Jesup with an adjacent low-security satellite prison and minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution Jesup
2600 Highway 301 South
Jesup, GA 31599
Phone: 912-427-0870
Fax: 912-427-1125
Email: JES/[email protected]
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/jes/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Correctional_Institution,_Jesup
Inmate Correspondence Address
For FCI Jesup
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Jesup
Federal Correctional Institution
2680 301 South
Jesup, GA 31599
For FCI Jesup Satellite Low
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Jesup
Federal Satellite Low
2680 301 South
Jesup, GA 31599
For Satellite Prison Camp
Inmate Name and Registration Number
FCI Jesup
Satellite Prison Camp
2650 301 South
Jesup, GA 31599
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Sex: Male
Security Level: Main: Medium; Satellite: Low; Camp: Minimum
Location: FCI Jesup is located in southern Georgia on Route 301, 65 miles southwest of Savannah, 40 miles northwest of Brunswick, and 105 miles northwest of Jacksonville, Florida.
BOP Region: Southeast Region (SER)
BOP Institution Code: JES for all facilities
Medical Care: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Southern District of Georgia
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): Main: 852; Low: 391; Minimum: 96
Background: FCI Jesup was opened in 1990. FCI Jesup Federal Satellite Low was opened in 2003. FCI Jesup camp was opened in 1989. Notable inmate, computer hacker Christopher Chainey pleaded guilty (sentenced to 10 years) for gaining unauthorized access to protected computers, and breaking into the personal online accounts of celebrities Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera and posting revealing photos of them on the Internet.
Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person cells. Inmates at the low and camp are housed in dormitories.
Health Services: FCI Jesup provides sick call, emergency services, clinic appointments, intake screening, physical examinations, chronic care, medications, dental services, eyeglasses, and HIV testing. Contact lenses and hearing aids are permitted when medically approved. Emergency care is available 24 hours a day. Inmates must submit a triage form in order to be evaluated for routine care needs.
Psychology Services: FCI Jesup offers intake screening, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and medication management. Typical offerings include anger management, criminal thinking, and HIV/AIDS Awareness. Inmates must submit a request to staff (cop-out) in order to seek placement in any desired program.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Jesup houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). It also offers a Drug Abuse Education Program, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
Education Services: FCI Jesup offers literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Adult Continuing Education classes are also offered at all facilities, including Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) legal research, Writing and Analysis, Spanish I, Basic Finance, resume writing, and parenting. A mock job fair is also held annually. Altamaha Technical College (ATC), through the FCI/FSL Jesup Education Department, offers a wide variety of educational courses designed to develop academic and occupational skills. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Jesup offers Commercial Wiring, Air Conditioning Technology (HVAC), Information Technology, Electrical Construction Maintenance, and Microsoft Office Applications Professional advanced occupational education programs.
Apprenticeship: FCI Jesup does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: Law and leisure libraries are available to FCI Jesup inmates. A variety of reading materials, magazines, newspapers, books, and media are available for inmate use. An interlibrary-loan program is also available through the local public library. The law library offers typewriters, a copy machine, and the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library.
UNICOR: The FCI Jesup UNICOR facility produces clothing and textiles.
Commissary: The monthly spending limit at FCI Jesup is $360.00. The commissary has designated shopping days and times. Each inmate must have his commissary list completed, possess his inmate Identification Card, and have his nylon commissary shopping bag with him prior to entering the sales unit. Inmates can purchase a variety of items.
Recreation Services: FCI Jesup facilities provide a recreation yard, leisure games, intramural leagues, music, hobby craft, fitness and wellness, and a movie program.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about FCI Jesup, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.