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South Central Correctional Center

South Central Correctional Center

Customer base: Tennessee Department of Correction - Facility Type: Medium Security, Managed since 1992
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555 Forest Ave, P.O. Box 279, Clifton, TN 38425
Phone: 931-676-5372 Fax: 931-676-5104

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Programming Opportunities
Grady Perry, Warden

Facility Leader: Grady Perry, Warden

Grady Perry was named warden at South Central Correctional Center in December 2018. Previously, he was warden at Hardeman County Correctional Center. Perry began his career with CoreCivic in 1992 as a correctional officer at South Central, where he also served as a senior correctional officer, shift supervisor, and assistant chief of security. He was later promoted to assistant warden at Silverdale Detention Center. Perry has served as warden at Otter Creek Correctional Center, Lee Adjustment Center, and Coffee Correctional Facility. He served 13 years in the Tennessee National Guard.

Community Activities

South Central Correctional Center supports several local organizations; High School Boys and Girls Soccer Coaches; Wayne County Chamber of Commerce; Clifton City Chamber of Commerce; Dixie Youth Baseball Board for Wayne County and coaching positions; Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squads; Family's First; Elders and Deacons of local churches.

Facility Awards

ACA Accreditation and Reaccreditation in 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003 and 2006; 2001 Tennessee Department of Environmental Safety; Numerous CCA Community Service Awards

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Helen Moon, AW


Third Party Reporting Method(s):


South Central Correctional Facility 931-676-5372

Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) PREA Tip Line: 615-253-8178

Call the CoreCivic Ethics and Compliance Hotline: 1-800-461-9330, or


Tennessee Department of Corrections

320 Sixth Ave North,

Nashville, TN 37243-0465

Warden's Office,

South Central Correctional Center

P.O. Box 279

Clifton, TN 38425


Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

Tennessee Department of Corrections PREA Policy (502.06): Download


PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: November 30, - December 2, 2021

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: June 24-27, 2019

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: August 1-3, 2016

PREA Audit Report: Download

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