Leath Correctional Institution
2809 Airport Road
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 229-5709 or
Patricia Yeldell, WardenOpened: 1991
Security: Level 2 (Female)
Education: Literacy, GED with WorkKeys, Pre-GED, and Horticulture.
Industries: Private sector plant manufacturing t-shirts. Manufacturing apparel for institutional use.
Health Care: Routine medical, mental health, and dental care provided on site with 24-hour medical coverage.
Programs: Religious services for all faiths. Self-Paced In Class Education (SPICE) program is an 18 week faith based initiative designed to reduce recidivism. Addiction Counseling Group Therapy, Alcoholics Anonymous, Anger Management, Creative Writing Workshop, Job Readiness, Impact of Crime, Violence Prevention, Character Arts Program, and Braille production center for the State of South Carolina.
Community Services: Provides a correctional officer supervised litter crew who provides services to Palmetto Pride. Provides an Operation Behind Bars program for at risk youth and adults to tour the prison and hear inmates describe what led to their criminal behavior and life inside prison. Service based Character Arts Program teaches inmates to give back to the community by working with The Burton Center for disabilities and special needs, The Guardian Ad-Litem Program, The Greenwood Genetic Center and local homeless shelters, nursing homes, and community outreach groups. The Braille program provides quality Braille textbooks and tactile graphics for students in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade.
Additional Information: Leath's Website
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