Sumter Youth Development
(Located in Sumter County)
Larry Goodman, Director
McMath Mill Road
Americus, GA 31719-8669
Capacity: 150 (All Male) (All Long-Term)
The Sumter YDC opened on September
programming includes a cognitive restructure program with a point-level
system, group therapy, transitional services, mental health and medical
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.