Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution

Posted by admin  /   April 27, 2011  /   Posted in Facilities  /   No Comments

Camille-Griffin-Graham-Correctional-InstitutionCamille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution is a female state prison located in South Carolina. It was inaugurated in the early 1970s as “Women’s Correctional Institution” and in the early 2000s it was renamed, in honor of the first female warden of a maximum security prison for men in South Carolina.

Women on death row, awaiting their execution, are held here.. Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution takes part in the program Beyond Bars of the Girl Scouts of the USA that allows Girl Scouts to visit and establish a relationship with their incarcerated mothers. Female inmates can receive literary and high school courses and the state provides medical and dental care. There are also different programs enforced in Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institution such as Religious Programs, Rehabilitation Services and “Sistercare” for abused and battered women.