Sumter Youth Development Campus
(Located in Sumter County)
Delbert Montgomery, Director
300 McMath Mill Road
Americus, GA 31719-8669
P.O. Box 1399
Americus, GA 31709-1399
Capacity: 150 (All Male) (All Long-Term)
The Sumter YDC opened on September 29, 2000.
Specialized programming includes a cognitive restructure program with a point-level system, group therapy, transitional services, mental health and medical services.
The campus also provides education, individual guidance and counseling, medical services, vocational services, and recreation. Vocational programming includes industrial trades, culinary arts, computer technology, and horticulture.
Directions from Atlanta:
Take I-75 to State Route 27 (Exit 112). Go west along SR 27 and continue through Vienna. After crossing a railroad track near the Vienna Police Department, pay close attention to signs indicating that SR 27 splits with SR 90. Turn left onto SR 27 West and continue to Americus.
As you approach Americus, you will see the Americus Times Recorder building on the right. Go into the right lane and turn right onto U.S. Hwy. 280 West. Continue along US Hwy 280 West and go through seven (7) intersections. As you approach the eight intersection, stay in the left lane. US Hwy. 19/Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Days Inn Motel is directly ahead of you. Turn left onto US Hwy 19.
Continue along US Hwy 19 for 2 miles, go into the right lane and veer right (at the Citgo gas station) onto US Hwy 280 West/SR 49 South. Continue for approximately 1/4 mile to a green sign that reads "Sumter County Correctional Institute/Sheriff's Office/Jail/Public Works" and turn right onto McMath Mill Road. Sumter YDC is approximately 1/2 mile ahead on the right.